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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

Brexit in Focus

Brexit in Focus

Stay informed about how MMLL and the University are planning for Brexit and its affect on students, staff, funding, and more.

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History and Modern Languages

Courses: History and Modern Languages

The History and Modern Languages course provides insight into the cultures of other countries, and understanding of the past and present in international contexts. This exciting new four-year Honours degree, offered jointly by the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics and the Faculty of History, encompasses intensive study in language, culture, film, as well as a wide variety of British, European and world history.

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New sculpture at Sidgwick Site


The Faculty is home to a number of centres and research initiatives, and also supports a range of projects across the University and further afield.

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Students on a Bridge

Applying for Undergraduate Study

Cambridge came top of the league table for Modern Languages and Linguistics in the University Guide for 2018 published by The Guardian newspaper.

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Latest news and events

21st French Graduate Conference at the University of Cambridge

30 November 2019

On 23-24 April, Newnham College will host the 21st French Graduate Conference. There is now a call for papers for this conference, due 30 November.

Pop-Up World of Languages

27 October 2019

With language learning in decline in the UK, Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett, MEITS project leader, approaches the subject creatively. Don't miss out on the first UK pop-up museum of languages, running in Cambridge through Sunday 27 October!

MMLL Annual Lecture 2019

24 October 2019

We are pleased to announce that the MMLL Annual Lecture, "French Studies in Cambridge - Past, Present, and Future," will be given by Professor Michael Moriarty. This event will be held at Peterhouse on Thursday 24 October - be sure to book your tickets today!

MMLL in the 2019 Festival of Ideas

19 October 2019

As always, MMLL is taking part in the Festival of Ideas and has several exciting talks and events for all to enjoy across language sections. The festival begins today, 14 October, and will run through Sunday 27 October. Book your place for our events today!

New Faculty name

1 October 2019

On 1 October 2019, our Faculty name will change. In order to reflect more fully the range of our activity, we will become the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics.

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