Language and Literature

Language and Literature

Georgetown University has a longstanding tradition of excellence in the study of foreign languages.

The university’s Faculty of Languages and Linguistics is among the leaders in the field. Georgetown has seven modern foreign language departments and three additional departments dedicated to English, classics, and linguistics. Faculty research spans a diverse range of topics, including cross-cultural communication, phonetics, foreign language learning, and comparative literature. Through these departments, the university offers numerous academic programs that encourage language proficiency and provide students with opportunities for cultural immersion abroad. All of Georgetown’s programs are tied together by the common goal of serving the global community and fostering intercultural dialogue and understanding.

Center for Language Education and Development

The Center for Language Education and Development is a communication training center at Georgetown offering English as a foreign language programs and special programs for professional communication and teacher training.

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B.S. in Foreign Service/M.A. in German and European Studies

Caine Prize for African Writing

Carnegie Foundation Centennial Fellowship

Center for Contemporary Arab Studies K-14 Education Outreach

Center for Contemporary Arab Studies Newsletter

Center for Contemporary Arab Studies Occasional Papers

Center for Language Education and Development Special Programs

CERES Library

Certificate in African Studies

Certificate in Arab Studies

Certificate in Asian Studies

Certificate in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies

Certificate in European Studies

Certificate in Islam and Muslim-Christian Relations

Certificate in Latin American Studies

Chinese Major Study Abroad Programs

Department of Linguistics Friday Speaker Series

Dobro Slovo: The Slavic National Honor Society, Georgetown Chapter

E. Joseph McCarthy Scholarships for Overseas Study

English Language Fellow Program - U.S. Department of State

Faculty Exchange in Santiago, Chile - Pontifical University of Chile

Faith and Culture Lecture Series

French Language Institute

Georgetown University Round Table

Government of Catalonia Lectureship in Catalan

Graduate and Faculty Exchange in Bogotá, Colombia - Javeriana University

Graduate Certificate in Arab Studies

Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies

Graduate Certificate in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies

Hebrew Language and Culture Program

J.D./M.A. in Arab Studies

J.D./M.A. in German and European Studies

Japanese Major Study Abroad Programs

Junior Year Abroad Network

Lannan Foundation Chair in Poetics

LatAm Council

Latin American Student Association

Linguistics Research and Reading Groups

M.A. in Arab Studies

M.A. in Arab Studies/Ph.D. in Arabic and Islamic Studies

M.A. in Arab Studies/Ph.D. in Government

M.A. in Arab Studies/Ph.D. in History

M.A. in Arabic and Islamic Studies

M.A. in Asian Studies

M.A. in Communication, Culture, and Technology

M.A. in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies

M.A. in German

M.A. in German and European Studies

M.A. in German and European Studies/Master of Public Policy

M.A. in German and European Studies/Ph.D. in German

M.A. in German and European Studies/Ph.D. in Government

M.A. in German and European Studies/Ph.D. in History

M.A. in Italian Studies

M.A. in Language and Communication

M.A. in Latin American Studies

M.A. in Latin American Studies/Ph.D. in Government

M.A. in Liberal Studies

M.S. in Linguistics

M.S. in Spanish Linguistics

M.S. in Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies

Major in Arabic

Major in Chinese Language Studies

Major in Classics

Major in Comparative Literature

Major in Culture and Politics

Major in French

Major in German

Major in Italian

Major in Japanese Language Studies

Major in Portuguese

Major in Russian

Major in Spanish

Major in Spanish and Portuguese Studies

Marino Family International Writers' Academic Workshop

Max Kade Professors and Writers-in-Residence

Minor in Arabic

Minor in Chinese Language Studies

Minor in Classics

Minor in German

Minor in Italian

Minor in Japanese Language Studies

Minor in Korean Language Studies

Minor in Modern Greek

Minor in Modern Hebrew

Minor in Portuguese

Minor in Russian

Minor in Russian Literature and Culture

Minor in Spanish

Minor/Certificate in Jewish Civilization

Persian Language and Culture Program

Ph.D. in Arabic and Islamic Studies

Ph.D. in German

Ph.D. in Linguistics

Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics

Ph.D. in Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies

Study Abroad in Dresden, Germany - Technical University of Dresden

Study Abroad in Milan, Italy - Bocconi University

Study Abroad in Perugia, Italy - University for Foreigners of Perugia

Study Abroad in Rabat, Morocco - IES Abroad

Study Abroad in Rome, Italy - Duke University

Study Abroad in Rome, Italy: M.A. in Italian Studies - University of Rome "3"

Study Abroad in Salamanca, Spain: Intensive Language Program - University of Salamanca

Study Abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia - Council on International Educational Exchange/St. Petersburg State University

Study Abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia: Russian Area Studies - Council on International Educational Exchange

Study Abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia: Russian Language Studies - Council on International Educational Exchange

Study Abroad in Trier, Germany - University of Trier

Summer in Amman, Jordan - Qasid Arabic Institute

Summer in Barcelona, Spain: Art, History, Language, and Politics - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Summer in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Summer in Santiago, Chile: Political Economy, Government, Human Rights and Cultural Studies - Alberto Hurtado University

Summer in Sao Paulo, Brazil - PUC-SP

Summer in St. Petersburg, Russia - Council on International Educational Exchange

Summer in Tours, France, Office of Global Education

Turkish Language and Culture Program