Now accepting applications for spring 2020! 

The Five College Center for the Study of World Languages offers instruction in less-commonly taught languages for students of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Our courses feature:

  • 40+ less-commonly taught languages
  • Small group/one-on-one conversation sessions with native/fluent speakers 
  • Class meetings on all five campuses
  • Offerings for beginner, intermediate, advanced, and heritage learners 
  • Emphasis on oral proficiency and authentic communication 
  • Flexible scheduling model 
  • Academic credit

Learn more about: 
ASL Hindi-Urdu | Persian Swahili | Turkish All other languages