University of Southampton

University of Southampton LogoIn recognition of the high proportion of staff carrying out "world-leading" research, Modern Languages at Southampton University was ranked in the top 2 UK Universities for research in European Studies in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

Teaching and research in Modern Languages covers English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American Studies and Linguistics. We offer over 50 BA programmes in these subject areas and 4 specialist MA programmes:

Additionally, Modern Languages currently has over 50 doctoral students and we welcome project proposals from prospective new PhD students according to our areas of research expertise.

Modern Languages is also home to two research centres, the Centre for Applied Language Research and the Centre for Transnational Studies.

Centre for Applied Language Research

Centre for Transnational Studies

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Modern Languages
School of Humanities
University of Southampton
Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
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