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Modern Languages

  • #1 in Sydney
  • Top 30 in the world
  • 2020 QS World University Rankings

Languages at Sydney

Delve deeper into the world’s languages and cultures
We've got your passport to become a global citizen. Discover how you can take your next step in language studies at the University of Sydney.

Hosted by the School of Languages and Cultures, Languages at Sydney: Go Global is an annual event for high school students, teachers and careers advisers to get a taste in language learning at the University of Sydney.

As the state's leading university in languages*, we offer a large selection of subjects that cover Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. We also have overseas exchange, short-term and in-country programs that will broaden your skills through language and cultural immersion.

Where can languages take me?

Whether you're pursuing a major or just looking for a taster, languages can broaden your horizons and give you a competitive career edge.

How's it like to study languages at Sydney?

Get insights from our current students on the range of study and overseas opportunities that can enrich your learning.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject for Modern Languages 2017–2020.

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Tallulah Bur, Law and Spanish and Latin American Studies graduate
“Studying a language at Sydney helped me build a strong foundation in communication, linguistic and cross-cultural skills. I had an incredible time studying abroad, and also got to speak at the UN General Assembly when I won a language essay competition.”
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The Languages at Sydney experience