In our ever-shrinking world, real language ability and an understanding of and openness to different cultures are becoming increasingly important.
The aim of this department is mastery of the languages taught and an understanding of the cultures of which they form an inseparable part. Students are able to undertake study abroad program, selecting classes from a variety of disciplines with the central theme of language and culture. Students are able to refine their linguistic skills and widen their cultural horizons through the study of core subjects in the areas of International Language, International Relations and Language and Culture. The language courses are taught in small, intensive classes, while for cultural subjects the classes are seminar style with discussion and debate an integral part of the course.