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

Fall Registration

Course number change:

FLSP 302 is the old FLSP 411 - It is still required!

New Course:

FLSP 361, Introduction to Spanish Cultures will count for Spanish majors and minors! 

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

The department offers


Good News

  • Katharina Barbe noted for Advancing Teaching of German - See more at NIU Today
  • Alumnus Ralph Strozza donates Trados translation software to our Learning Center - See more at NIU Today

Questions? Contact us at askforlangs@niu.edu