Modern Languages and Literatures

We live in a multilingual, multicultural world.

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Drawing on a long Jesuit tradition of scholarship on and respect for the world's diverse languages and cultures, we offer a wide range of courses and degree programs aimed at developing your linguistic proficiency and cultural competence in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish, and providing you with solid foundations in Linguistics.

Our study abroad programs, such as Fordham's Spring Semester in Granada and Summer Study in Paris and Rome, extensive tutoring services, and lectures, film series, and cultural events, such as the department's distinguished annual Cervantes Lecture, will immerse you in the languages and cultures you’re studying.

Rose Hill

Fordham University
Modern Languages and Literatures
Faber Hall 5th Floor
441 E. Fordham Rd.
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: 718-817-2650/2651
Fax: 718-817-2655

Lincoln Center

Fordham University
Modern Languages and Literatures
Lowenstein 924
113 W. 60 St.
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-636-6381
Fax: 212-636-7153