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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


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How to Contact Us

The Faculty Office (room 121 of the Raised Faculty Building) handles general enquiries, but you are encouraged to use the Departmental and other contacts listed here whenever appropriate.

Office hours are 08.45-13.00 and 14.00-17.15 (16.15 on Fridays) (individual departments may vary; please check using links below). Room numbers refer to the Raised Faculty Building (RFB) on the Sidgwick Avenue site, unless otherwise stated.

For details of all the staff in the Faculty, please see the full Staff List.

Faculty Enquiries

Information Technology Services [SAH]

Facilities Management Team (EMBS)

Graduate Studies Enquiries

Section Enquiries

How to Find Us

The Faculty is housed in the Raised Faculty Building, off Sidgwick Avenue. The Sidgwick Site is about 10 minutes' walk away from the centre of Cambridge.


Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Raised Faculty Building
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue



By public transport

Cambridge is very easily accessible by train, coach and bus. There is a fast and frequent train service from London as well as excellent connections from Scotland and the North, and regional services from Birmingham and the Midlands. For timetables please visit the National Rail Enquiries website. National Express operates coach services to Cambridge from major towns and cities across the UK. Once you are in Cambridge, Stagecoach offers a comprehensive bus service within the city. The nearest bus stop to the Raised Faculty Building is approx 150 yards away, on West Road, and is served by the route U service. Further information about access to Cambridge by public transport, as well as the the Cambridge cycle scheme, can be found on the Visit Cambridge website:

By Car

Postcode: CB3 9DA

The most direct way to the Sidgwick site for visitors coming from outside the city is from Junction 12 of the M11:

  • Take the A603 Barton Road for a mile or so into the city
  • Follow the road sharp left into Newnham Road, and go straight on at the roundabout. Continue past a garage and a few shops, follow the road left, then turn left at the traffic lights into Sidgwick Avenue.
  • The entrance to the Sidgwick Site, and the Raised Faculty Building, is a few hundred yards on your right.

Please note that parking at the Sidgwick site is severely restricted, even for University staff. Unless you can arrange a permit in advance of your visit, you should use the (few available) metered bays on Sidgwick Avenue, the city centre car parks, or one of the Park & Ride facilities, which are marked in green on the Car Parks map.