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Studying languages and cultures, texts, and contexts

Undergraduate Programs

Honing communication and research skills

Study Abroad

Advancing critical theory and cultural studies

About MLC

Majors & Minors

Choose from 10 programs exploring foreign languages, literatures, and cultures.

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Study Abroad

Explore your study abroad options, including programs in Germany, Italy, Russia, and more.

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Upcoming Courses

How about these Spring 2018 courses? Take a look at various flyers professors have created for some of their upcoming courses.

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Have prior language experience? Learn which class is right for you!

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Undergraduate Research Conference

Thursday, March 22 from 4:30-6:00pm

We will begin promptly at 4:30pm.
Dinner will be served at 6:05pm. 

Hawkins-Carlson Room (Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester)

fulbright grants

MLC students have earned 10 Fulbright grants in the last four years alone!

Why MLC?

Our students attend small classes and meet with their instructors—many of whom are native speakers—regularly. With our interdisciplinary curriculum, we prepare students for careers that stress critical thinking and cross-cultural communication. Because our courses are frequently cross-listed with other departments, many MLC students can complete double or even triple majors.

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Want more information about the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures? Contact us.