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Cardiff’s School of Modern Languages has been ranked seventh in the UK for the quality of its research, in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). The REF assesses and demonstrates the value and impact of research carried out at UK higher education institutions. Cardiff’s ranking sees it placed above Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol and Exeter in […]


Last week, we were pleased to welcome delegates from China’s Beijing Normal University to Cardiff – a visit that potentially marks the start of an exciting new collaborative relationship. As well as President of Beijing Normal University Professor Dong Qi, the delegation from China consisted of Professor Guo Changbao, Dean of the School of Chinese […]


The School would like to thank the delegates and visitors from across the UK, Europe and Chile, who took part in the ‘International Anti-Conference Pro Parra‘. Their contribution to the 2 day International Anti-Conference Pro Parra was undeniably excellent. The conference inspired some great discussions on the work of anti-poet Nicanor Parra; one of the […]


Following the high profile launch of Cardiff University’s five flagship engagement projects last week, we are proud to announce that European foreign policy expert Professor Gordon Cummings will be on the Board of one of the most innovative schemes, the Phoenix Project. Working in line with the Welsh Government’s Wales for Africa programme, this project […]


Last Friday, the Italian department was delighted to welcome the Italian Ambassador to Cardiff University, cementing the close collaboration between the Italian Embassy and the School of Modern Languages. During his visit, Ambassador Terreciano enjoyed a light lunch with Cardiff students learning Italian as part of their degree, Italian students studying at Cardiff as part […]


Rhian Atkin, along with colleagues at the University of Bristol and University College London, has recently been awarded a substantial grant to aid further research in the translation of literatures of small European nations. The AHRC Translating Cultures Research Innovation Grant, worth £186,279, will bring together diverse perspectives on literatures written in Czech and Slovak, […]


The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has announced that three departments within Cardiff University have been recognised for their commitment to advancing gender equality in higher education, and we are proud to be one of them. The School of Modern Languages has achieved Bronze level in the ECU’s trial gender equality charter mark, which signifies the […]


Please see  below for a quick guide to Enrolment in September 2014, a step-by-step guide to enrolment is available. Module Timetables and Reading Lists You will receive module timetables and detailed module kits/reading lists at subject-specific Introductory Talks, or at the first lecture, or via Learning Central. School Handbook for Undergraduate Students All students (new […]


One Semester Only: Student visiting the School for one semester are required to enrol for 60 credits, with at least 40 of these credits taken within School of Modern Languages and/or the Department of Politics and International Relations. Full Year: You will need to enrol for 120 credits if visiting for the full academic year, […]


A project that aims to raise the take up of modern languages and promote international student mobility will continue for another year thanks to funding from Cardiff and other universities in Wales. Routes into Languages Cymru  works closely with secondary schools, further education colleges and universities in Wales. It aims to bridge the gap between […]