Top 10 in the Russell Group for Research Impact

REF 2014


We inspire students to study language within the context of culture and society through dynamic and innovative research-led teaching.

Our graduate Emily Briddock

Our Graduates

Emily Briddock talks about her experience of studying French and Hispanic Studies with us and about her exciting career where she gets to use her language skills every day.

Representing Migration 2017

Representing Migration 2017

Six undergraduate students worked on a collaborative research project about the ways in which displaced people are represented in the media and contemporary art.

PhD Scholarships available.

Our research influences policy, changes lives and helps us to understand the world. If you're among the brightest and best in your field we'd like to hear from you. Find out more here.

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Excellent, innovative teaching

Study with passionate linguists to develop a global understanding of language across cultures and countries.

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Our students

Shaping the cultural debate

We’re a leading centre for modern languages research. Our work spans identity, gender, linguistics, politics, migration and literary studies.

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Our research shapes the cultural debate

An international education

With study and work abroad opportunities and worldwide partnerships, our graduates are prepared for the opportunities of a global world.

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Employability in the School of Languages and Cultures
Employability in the School of Languages and Cultures
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Studying languages at the University of Sheffield
Studying languages at the University of Sheffield
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Luxembourg Studies at Sheffield - video
Luxembourg Studies at Sheffield - video
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MA Translation Studies - Video
MA Translation Studies - Video
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Our students talk about their year abroad - video
Our students talk about their year abroad - video
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Why study Dutch - video
Why study Dutch - video
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Why study German - video
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