Department of European Languages and Cultures
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Welcome to the Department of European Languages and Cultures

Our department features in the top 15% QS university world subject ranking and we are pioneers in multi-disciplinary language studies. In both teaching and research we have a strong commitment to intercultural studies and we believe that in today's world the language, culture and history of the countries of Europe are best understood in a global perspective. A degree from DELC fosters in-depth, specialist knowledge of target languages and the societies in which they are spoken. This approach works: language graduates from Lancaster are amongst the most employable of all language graduates across the UK (DELC is 6th in UK for language graduate employability in the Guardian University Guide 2014).

Undergraduate Degrees

Photo of studentsLancaster offers a distinctive approach to the study of European languages aimed at giving you a high level of both linguistic and intercultural competence. More»

All our courses are available to JYA and Erasmus students. More»

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University visit days take place in July and August or you can join a university guided campus tour.

Lancaster University in the top 5 for UK employability

Lancaster University is ranked 5th in the UK for graduate employability according to data from the 2012 Complete University Guide. Find out more»

Please note we only offer language courses as part of our Degree Programmes.

Research Excellence

Research in the Department of European Languages & Cultures draws on a wide and diverse range of expertise on Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies, Interculturality, and Area Studies. This combination makes for an interdisciplinary research environment which revolves around the interactions between different cultures.

The department enjoys strong links with a number of key research centres and groups within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. More»

Postgraduate Studies

We offer exciting postgraduate opportunities both at MA and PhD level. More»

Funding opportunities

Find out about Studentships, Scholarships and Bursaries.

Latest News

Anglo-Austrian Society Award for Doctoral Study, 11 April 2014

The Department of European Languages & Cultures is pleased to announce that the Anglo-Austrian Society proposes to make a further award for do ...Read more»

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