Department of World Languages and Literatures

Helping students to master another language and immersing them in the culture that they study.

Join the exhilarating community of peers who are well-traveled, culturally aware and who can speak multiple languages. The World Languages and Literatures Department welcomes all students with prior knowledge of a second language or not and gives them the opportunity to converse and better understand others. A language degree opens up numerous career opportunities in a variety of fields where language skills and culture are valued. The World Languages and Literatures Department helps students to master another language and immerses them in the culture of which they study. Students who graduate from the program are able to communicate effectively with indigenous people and are culturally aware of their behaviors.

World Languages & Literatures news

Students presenting on linguistics mock trial class at Georgetown University

Team of undergraduate students present at national conference

Six liberal arts students share their research at Georgetown University

Brendan Henry

International affairs major earns top scholarship for study abroad experience

Sophomore, Brendan Henry, will travel to Israel to study Arabic and Middle Eastern culture

Manzanita Hall on the Quad of the University of Nevada, Reno

University honors 2019 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 11 graduates with top grade-point average