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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Information for students during coronavirus disruption

These pages provide information and advice for students relating to disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Faculty will be continually updating these pages as new information is made available. 

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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

Researcher Profile: Mandy Wigdorowitz

1 June 2020

Ahead of the 18 June Cambridge Language Sciences Symposium for Early-Career Researchers, we will be highlighting the work of MMLL researchers who are participating in the event.

Dr Maite Conde contributes to Geopoliticas: revista de estudios sobre espacio y poder

22 May 2020

Dr Maide Conde has published the article, 'Brazil in the Time of Coronavirus,' in the journal Geopoliticas: revista de estudios sobre espacio y poder .

Recent graduate wins prestigious Ann Waterfall Award

21 May 2020

Congratulations to recent graduate Hannah Shakespeare, winner of the prestigious Ann Waterfall Award for best student of Portuguese in the UK.

Prof. Sarah Colvin selected as Senior Fellow 2020 by Bayreuth Humboldt Centre

14 May 2020

We are proud to announce that Prof. Sarah Colvin has been selected as one of the 2020 Senior Fellows for the University of Bayreuth Centre of International Excellence "Alexander von Humboldt".

Prof. Anna Korhonen's project 'Enabling Multilingual Conversational AI' awarded ERC Proof of Concept Grant

14 May 2020

Congratulations to Prof. Anna Korhonen and her team at the Cambridge Language Technology Laboratory (LTL) on being awarded a European Research Council Proof of Concept grant for their project, 'Enabling Multilingual Conversational AI'.


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