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Welcome to Cambridge French

French studies in Cambridge is one of the largest groupings of its kind in the country, and the French course one of the most varied. Many members of the group are leading researchers in their specialist fields.

We try to get to know as many students as possible and we make every effort to help students get the best from our courses. Enquiries should be directed in the first instance to the Secretary of French, Esther Palmer erp26@cam.ac.uk, but we hope that you will find all staff working in French very approachable.

We are extremely proud of the reputation of Cambridge French which has consistently been judged outstanding in both teaching and research. As you join us, we wish you every success.

On these pages you can find out about:

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

Teaching staff and their research interests

Research students

French news

Latest News

Elly Walters wins 2020 Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award from CCTL

3 November 2020

Congratulations to Elly Walters, who was just given an OSCEA award by the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning for Inclusive Practice.

Recent alumna Ellen Weaver publishes article in Columbia Journal of History

20 October 2020

Congratulations to Ellen Weaver (MMLL 2019) who has just had an article entitled, 'Representations of the Bumidom: Reembodied Histories in Jessica Oublié and Marie-Ange Rousseau's Péyi An Nou', published in the Columbia History Journal.

Professor Michael Moriarty publishes new book

4 September 2020

We are pleased to share that Professor Michael Moriarty has recently published the book, 'Pascal: Reasoning and Belief.'

Poem by finalist Elly Walters published on Louder than the Storm

11 August 2020

Elly Walter, MMLL Finalist from Magdalene College, has had a beautiful poem published on the website Louder than the Storm. Check it out!

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