Welcome to the Five College Language Portal

Language Study for Five College Students

With more than 60 languages to choose from during the academic year, Five College students can either major in language or combine serious language study with majors in other fields or with self-designed concentrations. Language study enhances any major. With 34 departments, sections and programs offering language opportunities, students can let their creativity take the lead to fulfill personal or vocational goals or to simply enjoy learning a new language and culture. 

Alphabetical List of All Languages offered
(with links to departments and programs)


Summer Language Study

Courses in some languages are available for credit during the summer. These courses are open to students and non-students alike.

Summer Language List