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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

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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. 

Read more at: Courses: History and Modern Languages
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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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.

Latest news and events

Slavonic Studies: Virtual Outreach Event for Years 11 & 12

10 July 2021

Students in Years 11 and 12 are invited to join Cambridge Slavonic Studies for a virtual taster day. This online event is free. Registration will open in the week of 14th June.

June Photography Challenge

29 June 2021

Join in on the MMLL Green Team photography challenge! Deadline for submissions is 29th June.

Dr Calbert Graham featured in the Guardian

8 June 2021

Dr Calbert Graham is featured in the Guardian article, ''This sounds like a human synthesiser': the evolution of rap, one verse at a time.'

Silver Award for Green Impact Team

8 June 2021

The MMLL Green Impact Team have received their Silver Green Impact award for 2021. Congratulations to everyone who took part this year. If you'd be interested in joining the team please email

Book prize success

7 June 2021

Recent books by two members of the French Section have been highly praised in this year’s Gapper Book Prize, run by the Society for French Studies.


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