We're the home of languages and linguistics at UCalgary.
You can study Arabic, Chinese, French or German. Explore Italian, Japanese, Linguistics or Russian. Learn Spanish or some of the Indigenous languages of Alberta.
Our faculty research linguistic structure and cultural, literary, and cinematic traditions. And they apply linguistic insights into language teaching, learning, and translation.
Future undergraduate education
Expand your mind and increase your employability.
Work towards a Bachelor's degree in East Asian Language Studies, East Asian Studies, French, German, Italian Studies, Linguistics, Linguistics and Language, Russian, or Spanish.
Study Arabic Language and Muslim Cultures, Chinese, Indigenous Languages, or Japanese.
Which program is right for you?
Future graduate education
Deepen your study. Our graduate students obtain a broad set of advanced research and communication skills.
We offer graduate degree programs in Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Linguistics.
Explore your next degree
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Find out what courses are being offered in current and future semesters, and explore course outlines.
Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Application deadline: January 15, 2023, for admission in Fall 2023.
Application deadline: January 15, 2023, for admission in Fall 2023.
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