Euskara is the language spoken in Euskal Herria, the Basque Country, a nation that lies in southwestern Europe and that is currently divided between two states: France and Spain.
Euskara is a language of unknown origin, with no connection to the Indo-European, Uralic or any other family of languages. Why study Euskara?
You will have access to an ancient culture
The language is unlike any you will have seen before
You will have your linguistic and cultural assumptions challenged
It is a rare opportunity to study an important non Indo-European language
You could continue to study it at the university or for free at an academy in the Basque Country.
3 hours a week with an Euskara speaker, including use of the modern multi-media ¿Boga¿ and ¿Euskera Munduan¿ programmes.