FLAL Home Page - NIU - Foreign Languages & Literature

Welcome to the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at NIU!


Visit some of our Study Abroad students via their summer blogs:

Andres in Toledo     Hannah in Toledo     August in China     Caroline in Germany

And Professor Stephen Vilaseca's group blog from Toledo can be seen here

Our department offers

Questions? Contact us at askforlangs@niu.edu

Tower of BableWhy study a foreign language?

  • Job advantage in a global economy (Careers in foreign languages)
  • Increase global understanding
  • Improve your own language skill
  • Have an edge when you apply for graduate school
  • Discover other cultures
  • Add to your understanding of your own culture
  • Get more out of traveling
  • Benefit from Study Abroad