UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)


Foreign Languages

Course Units

Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish 1.0 and 0.5 course units, as well as a TEFL 1.0 course unit and three English for Academic Purposes 0.5 course units.  Course Units form part of undergraduate degree programmes and are open to all current University of London undergraduates.

Academic Reading in French, German and Italian

Courses are offered from beginner's to advanced levels and are especially designed to assist research students with the acquisition of these skills from the very beginning of their graduate studies. 

Evening Courses

CDP Certified

Courses are taught at five levels from complete beginner to post-advanced: A weekly two-hour class will be held from 17:00-19:00 or from 19:00-21:00. 

Languages Offered:

Icelandic Norwegian
Dutch Italian
French Japanese Spanish
German Kazakh Swedish
Greek (modern) Latin Turkish
Hebrew Mandarin Welsh

Learning Resources

Resources are available for all languages via the Self-Access Centre web-pages. Students and staff with a UCL user ID and will have access to many of the resources, including films and documentaries, from home. Follow the link for more information. UCL user IDs are not available to Evening Course students.