Modern and Classical Languages


Welcome to the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Saint Louis University. In addition to cultivating language proficiency, each program explores both the literature and cultures of the language studied. For more information, click on one of our programs of study above.

Regional Collaboration in Languages & Cultures!

New Program in Latin American Studies!


Important Information:

Applications for the new Global Villa learning community are currently being accepted.

Placement Exams can be taken in the Language Learning Center, Ritter Hall 325. Please contact Dan Nickolai ( / 314.977.3644) for more information. Also, visit our Credit by Examination page for further information about testing to obtain credit.

SLU International Programs (more info)

Background image from a 1651 map by John Speed, "A new and accurat map of the world : drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoueries & best obseruations yt have been made by English or strangers"
  • For General Information:
    Fr. Anthony Daly, Chair
  • Spanish Graduate Program:
    Dr. Kara McBride
    Director of Spanish Graduate Program
  • French Graduate Program:
    Dr. Annie Smart
    Director of French Graduate Program
  • Mailing Address:
    Ritter Hall 318
    220 North Grand Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63103
    tel. (314) 977-2450
    fax (314) 977-1495