Admission

Algerian Girl in native dress Algerian Girl in native dress
 Algerian Rug Trader  Algerian Rug Trader
 coffee and croissant presented on tray  coffee and croissant presented on tray
 coffee presented on an antique tray  coffee presented on an antique tray
 Mosaic of five Cameroon men  Mosaic of five Cameroon men
Chateau de missery Burgundy Chateau de missery Burgundy
 Conductor Laura Jackson  Conductor Laura Jackson
 Eiffel Tower at sunset  Eiffel Tower at sunset
 French flag fluttering in breeze  French flag fluttering in breeze
 Loire Valley castle at twilight  Loire Valley castle at twilight
 closeup of Monet's water lilies painting  closeup of Monet's water lilies painting
inside of Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral inside of Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral
 Museo del louvre  Museo del louvre
 Men at Abuja carnival in Niger  Men at Abuja carnival in Niger
Pont des arts in Paris Pont des arts in Paris
Passage du grand cerf Passage du grand cerf
 Quebec City Cityscape  Quebec City Cityscape
 Seine River in Paris  Seine River in Paris
 Toronto Cityscape at Night  Toronto Cityscape at Night
Plate of Cheese with Wine Plate of Cheese with Wine
Boats docked at a village in Sicily Boats docked at a village in Sicily
 caprese salad  caprese salad
 Astronomical Clock  Astronomical Clock
DaVinci Manuscript fragment DaVinci Manuscript fragment
italian flag italian flag
 Florence cityscape at sunset  Florence cityscape at sunset
 Galileo Receipt fragment  Galileo Receipt fragment
 Gradara castle  Gradara castle
 Village in the Italian Alps  Village in the Italian Alps
 Milan Cathedral  Milan Cathedral
Closeup of the Mona Lisa Closeup of the Mona Lisa
Pizza Margherita Pizza Margherita
Rizzardi winery Rizzardi winery
Rome Panorama at sunset Rome Panorama at sunset
Rome Trevi fountain Rome Trevi fountain
 Turin Ballet man jumping as another man attacks  Turin Ballet man jumping as another man attacks
 Urbino CItyscape  Urbino CItyscape
 Vatican St. Peter's Square  Vatican St. Peter's Square
Venice gondolas Venice gondolas
 Venice canals  Venice canals

Undergraduate

Prospective students interested in applying to the Department of French & Italian should visit Admissions to begin and complete the process. There are no additional steps required for admission to the department. Prospective students and their families are welcome to visit during regularly-scheduled hours. Visits may be coordinated through the Office of Admissions, or by contacting the Department office at 513-529-7508.

Matriculated students who are interested in learning a new language and have never had previous study in that language may register for the language course beginning at the 101 level and work their way through the normal language progression of 101-102-201-202.

Matriculated students who have had previous knowledge of a language and wish to continue study in that language should take a placement test so they may be accurately placed into a course and continue where their previous knowledge of the language was left off. Please click the language below to for specific placement instructions regarding the language you wish to continue in:

Matriculated students who have met several criteria are eligible to apply for the combined bachelor's/master's degree program.

Graduate Students

Application review for Fall 2018 begins February 1, 2018. To be guaranteed consideration, your complete application must be received by March 1, 2018. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is recommended but not required. All applicants should submit a writing sample in French (a 5-15 page sample of literary analysis in French) and two letters of recommendation. One of these letters should evaluate the applicant's abilities in French. Please direct any questions about the application process and requirements to Dr. Audrey Wasser (wassera3@miamiOH.edu).

International applicants must include official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the IELTS, and sumit their results with their application to the Graduate School prior to the March 1 deadline. A minimum of 80 on the TOEFL or 6.5 on the IELTS is required to be considered as a candidate for graduate study at Miami University.

Applications (domestic and international) and further instructions, are available through the Graduate School.

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Prospective students and their families are welcome to visit during regularly-scheduled hours. Visits may be coordinated through Admissions.