• Xochimilco, Mexico
  • Front entrance of the Institut De France
  • A walkway in Germany
  • Front entrance to the Good Wish Garden
  • Graduating students walking up the stairs.

Speak the World

Welcome, Bienvenido, Willkommen, Bienvenue, 欢迎, Benvenuto, ようこそ, Salve, χαῖρε

Castle in Germany

Academic Programs

Our department offers a variety of programs designed to increase global understanding and competence; foster awareness of international literature, music, and film; improve a student’s employment potential; sharpen cognitive and analytical skills; make travel more feasible and enjoyable; improve entry into graduate studies; and broaden knowledge of the past and other cultures while increasing a student’s understanding of their own language and culture.

Language Placement

For all language course levels, students must be placed into their appropriate level prior to registration.

Spanish translation book

What's Happening

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Sep. 29, 2022

The new 100-gigabit network addresses the increasing need for connectivity, which supports the university’s expanding research efforts.

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Sep. 27, 2022

The AI's ability to "learn" is resulting in more meaningful conversations with users as well as additional offerings of mental health resources.

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Sep. 13, 2022

UNLV will be featured in Season 8 of the Amazon Prime series.

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Sep. 12, 2022

Writers-in-residence will contribute to the arts landscape at UNLV and in the Las Vegas community.

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The Department of World Languages and Cultures is one of the departments in the College of Liberal Arts.