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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

Year Abroad FAQs in Response to COVID-19 Disruption

31 March 2020

Questions and answers for year abroad students who have had their course of study disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19 Undergraduate Examination Arrangements in MMLL

31 March 2020

Please read this article carefully in conjunction with the University announcement about examinations.

Human Time Interdisciplinary Workshop

23 March 2020

Human Time: An interdisciplinary workshop on the metaphysics, psychology, semantics and pragmatics of time. Join us for this exciting event on 3 April 2020.

Maria Stepanova in Cambridge 2020

28 February 2020

During February and March 2020 poet, essayist and novelist Maria Stepanova will be at Cambridge University as Visiting Bye-Fellow at Selwyn College. Maria Stepanova is a poet, essayist and journalist. She has published over ten collections of poetry in Russian, and several books of essay and criticism. Her most recent...

Dr Reich wins prestigious book prize

20 February 2020

Proud to announce that Dr Rebecca Reich has won the prize for Best First Book, awarded by the American Association for the Teaching of Slavic and East European Languages.


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