Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, London, the School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS) is a
world-leading centre for teaching, research and public engagement.
Study with us
Our study and research focuses on the literature, linguistic traditions, history, sociology, philosophy, art, film and other aspects of the cultures associated with the languages we teach. Our taught programmes are innovative and interdisciplinary; academic colleagues and students engage with many urgent concerns facing the world today by understanding Europe’s languages, cultures and histories and their impact globally.
Why study at SELCS...
We offer the widest range of language and language related degrees in the UK and are consistently ranked highly across our areas of teaching.
You’ll be working with scholars who are world experts in their fields of research, including literature, history, film, art, linguistics, philosophy, politics and translation. Our research record continues to be rated as outstanding.
Our programmes are interdisciplinary and offer huge scope for developing in-depth, comparative and intercultural approaches to the humanities. The geographical range of our programmes includes Europe, Francophone North Africa, the Caribbean, Canada, Latin America, and the Lusophone countries of Africa and Asia.
Our undergraduate students on 4 year degrees spend their third year abroad in Europe, Latin America, Canada or Africa doing university exchanges, work placements or teaching English in schools.