Why study world languages and cultures at UMass Lowell?
- Choose from seven languages
Become multilingual in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish.
- Gain valuable skills
Our interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to expand your cultural horizons, enhance your critical thinking and develop cross-cultural communication through linguistic and cultural proficiency. You will achieve a better understanding of the diverse multicultural world we live in and increase your adaptability in an ever-changing global context.
- Expert faculty
Our faculty members are committed to fostering multiple connections among language, culture and their applications to other disciplines. They assist in real-world experience, including opportunities for study abroad, experiential learning and internships.
- Multicultural experiences in Lowell
Known for its rich history of welcoming diverse populations, Lowell brings together communities from around the world over generations, from its time as a mill town (Irish, Italian, French-Canadian, Portuguese, Greek, etc.) to today (Cambodian, Latinx/Hispanic, Brazilian, Asian-American and South-Pacific Islanders, and African diaspora).