Department of Modern Languages

QS World University Rankings 2018 Modern Languages Top 100In a world that needs greater understanding between peoples and cultures, Modern Languages at Birmingham will give you something to say.


Posted 18 January 2021

Grant success for Post-Socialist Britain project

Professor Sara Jones, Dr Charlotte Galpin (University of Birmingham) and Dr Jenny Wüstenberg (Nottingham Trent University) have received a grant of £935k from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Posted 18 December 2020

Why knowing languages matters

Professor Dagmar Divjak comments on the British Academy joint statement warning that the pandemic should serve as a wakeup call on the decline of language learning across the English speaking world

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Further language-learning opportunities are offered by Languages for All