College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Studying a foreign language at the University of Kansas is your first step toward a richer life. The human experience is a vivid and complex one, and no one language can contain all the vocabulary, literature, music or art to capture it all. Learning a second language — or third or fourth! — enriches your understanding of the world and even of yourself. You’ll open up to new ways of thinking, and new opportunities to define and give words to your unique experiences, feelings and thoughts.

 

With five core foreign language departments, and 13 additional affiliated departments and resource centers, KU’s School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures is the first stop on your way around the world. You’ll have access to:

 

 

More and more business is conducted in languages other than English in today’s global society. Having another language under your belt multiplies your job opportunities and makes you more attractive to employers.

 

Let’s embark on this journey together – connect with us today, and we’ll get you ready for your journey. #KUSLLC

 


One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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