Why Study a Language at Concordia?

Language is a bridge between people and cultures. Knowing a language opens up new career and internship opportunities worldwide. And at Concordia, there are even more reasons to study a world language.

Language Placement Inventory

If you studied French, German or Spanish during high school and will be studying the same language at Concordia, this inventory must be taken before you register for courses.

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More in Four

Our programs are dedicated to engaging students in the classroom and providing opportunities to apply what you have learned in the real world as well, both at home and abroad. And with Concordia, your journey doesn't end after four years.

Global Classroom

From spending summers working at the Concordia Language Villages to traveling abroad to Tanzania and Rwanda, Madde Malat '18 has explored every opportunity to make her Concordia education a global one.

Artist Abroad

"I have been lucky enough to have a chance of a lifetime, and it's wonderful because I am studying art in the city known as the birthplace of the Renaissance." – Siri Berry '18

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Dr. Gay Rawson

Chair, World Languages and Cultures; Professor of French French, World Languages and Cultures, Women's and Gender Studies