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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

Brexit in Focus

Brexit in Focus

Stay informed about how MML and the University are planning for Brexit and its affect on students, staff, funding, and more.

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History and Modern Languages

Courses: History and Modern Languages

The History and Modern Languages course provides insight into the cultures of other countries, and understanding of the past and present in international contexts. This exciting new four-year Honours degree, offered jointly by the Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages and the Faculty of History, encompasses intensive study in language, culture, film, as well as a wide variety of British, European and world history.

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New sculpture at Sidgwick Site

Centres

The Faculty is home to a number of centres and research initiatives, and also supports a range of projects across the University and further afield.

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Students on a Bridge

Applying for Undergraduate Study

Cambridge came top of the league table for Modern Languages and Linguistics in the University Guide for 2018 published by The Guardian newspaper.

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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages is the home of language and linguistics teaching and research at the University of Cambridge. With nearly 1,000 students (over 770 undergraduates, 65 MPhil students and 140 PhD students) we are one of the largest humanities Faculties in the University and one of the largest languages Faculties nationally. The Faculty was founded over 130 years ago in 1879.

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Latest news and events

"You say you want a revolution?" - The Schröder and DAAD Hub Lecture

3 May 2019

Tickets are now available for the Schröder and DAAD Hub Lecture, to be held on Friday 3 May 2019 at Frankopan Hall, Jesus College West Court

Karen Pinkus

15 April 2019

We are delighted to announce that Professor Karen Pinkus (Cornell) will be in Cambridge for Easter Term 2019, followed by a second visit in Lent and Easter Terms 2020, as a Leverhulme Visiting Professor . Professor Pinkus will be hosted by MML/Italian and by CRASSH.

Erica Wickerson awarded British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award

5 April 2019

Congratulations to Erica Wickerson, who has been awarded a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award!

French Graduate Conference 2019 - Thursday 25th April

1 April 2019

This conference is supported by the Society for French Studies, the University of Cambridge MML Faculty (Early Modern French Seminar and Modern French Research Seminar). https://delaysretards.wordpress.com/

MML Year Abroad photography competition 2018 winners announced

15 February 2019

The Faculty of MML has announced the winners of its Year Abroad photography competition for 2018

Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies 2019

5 February 2019

The programme for the 2019 Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies is now available.

Linda Ruth Williams, Visiting Professor of Film Studies

15 January 2019

It is with pleasure that we announce that Linda Ruth Williams will be at the Centre for Film and Screen during the Lent term (2019). She is with us thanks to a visiting fellowship at Corpus Christi College. She will be giving a talk in the Film and Screen Studies Research Seminar series on 6 March. Linda Ruth Williams is...

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