Languages Offered at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago offers over 50 languages in a typical year.

Click here to search the course catalog for specific offerings, or contact the instructor or department with questions.

Languages by Academic Unit

East Asian Languages & Civilizations

Chinese
Classical Chinese
Japanese
Korean

Germanic Studies

German
Norwegian
Yiddish

Linguistics

African Languages
American Sign Language
Kinyarwanda
Modern Greek
Swahili

Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations

Akkadian
Arabic
Aramaic
Armenian
Babylonian
Egyptian
Hebrew (Modern and Classical)
Hittite
Kazak
Luwian & Lycian
Persian
Old Turkic
Syriac
Turkish
Uzbek

Center for Latin American Studies

Haitian Kreyol

Classics

Ancient Greek
Latin

Divinity School

Biblical Hebrew
Koine Greek
Qur’anic Arabic

Romance Languages & Literatures

Basque
Catalan
French
Italian
Portuguese
Spanish

South Asian Languages & Civilizations

Bangla
Hindi
Marathi
Sanskrit
Tamil
Tibetan
Urdu

Slavic Languages & Literatures

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian
Czech
Polish
Russian