World Languages

You can master one or more of 12 languages offered by Miami, ranging from Arabic and Chinese to Italian and Russian, and gain cultural understanding through courses in film, history, literature, religion, politics, and the arts. You can also apply your language skills to practical, real-world situations by taking specialized courses in conversation, composition, healthcare, and business.

Highlights and Opportunities

  • Utilize the Interactive Language Resource Center to acquire linguistic competence via software, virtual reality, and web-based solutions
  • Immerse yourself in any of 12 world languages plus American Sign Language at Miami: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek (ancient), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese (offered irregularly), Russian, and Spanish
  • Become one of nearly 2000 Miami students who annually participate in study abroad and away programs with faculty around the world, including the Miami University John E. Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg
  • Connect with Miami's Office of Education Abroad to discover hundreds of accredited programs around the globe
  • Collaborate in interdisciplinary learning and research projects with the Miami University Humanities Center
  • Garner the skills helpful to pursuing a career in international law, business, public service, foreign affairs, education, and programs such as the Peace Corps or Teach for America with your major or minor in a world language

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