Undergraduate


Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Major: emphasizing skill building, experiential learning and breadth.

This program serve to give students a strong theoretical foundation steeped in languages, comparative and cultural studies.

Are you a member of the community

If you're a non-U of A student looking to take a class for professional development, upgrading, or general interest, you will need to apply for Open Studies. Please be aware that application deadlines may differ from course registration deadlines. For more information about Open Studies and how to apply, visit the Undergraduate Admissions & Programs website. Before initiating an application, please speak with our Undergraduate Advisor to ensure this course is right for you. We welcome you in our classes!


Undergraduate general questions and program advice can be directed to mlcs@ualberta.ca or contact the appropriate Academic Advisor listed below.

July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Honours Mentor
Dr. Odile Cisneros
Email: odile.cisneros@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 218-C

Comparative Literature
Dr. Russell Cobb
Email: rcobb@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 409-C

French
Dr. Sathya Rao
Email: frenchadvisor@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 217-B

German
Dr. Claudia Kost
Email: ckost@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 308-A

Italian
Dr. William Anselmi
Email: wanselmi@ualberta.ca / Office: Humanities Centre (HC) 3-69

Norwegian, Scandinavian, & Swedish
Dr. Natalie Van Deusen
Email: vandeuse@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 316-D

Slavic (Polish, Russian, Ukrainian)
Dr. Jelena Pogosjan
Email: jelena.pogosjan@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 218-D

Spanish & Latin American Studies
Dr. Yvonne Lam
Email: yvonne.lam@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 218-E