School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS)

We offer the widest range of language-based degrees in the UK, with programmes in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Scandinavian, Iberian and Latin American Studies as well as cross-cutting degrees.

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As one of the world's top universities, UCL excels across the humanities and social sciences. Based in London’s literary quarter in Bloomsbury and surrounded by the greatest concentration of libraries, museums, archives and professional bodies in Europe, the School is a world-leading centre for teaching, research and public engagement.


Programmes and Courses

Our undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees, programme combinations and entry requirements, module offerings and short courses.

Research and Centres

Our scholars are world experts in their fields of research, including literature, history, film, art, linguistics, philosophy, politics and translation.



Contact details for the department and individuals, academic research interests, PhD supervisors and academic staff research profiles.


News and Events

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