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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages is the home of language and linguistics teaching and research at the University of Cambridge. With more than 700 undergraduate students, 60 MPhil students and 120 PhD students we are one of the largest humanities Faculties in the University and one of the largest languages Faculties nationally.

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Centres

The Faculty is home to a number of centres and research initiatives, and also supports a range of projects across the University and further afield.

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Audience Member

Undergraduates

MML came top of the league table for Modern Languages and Linguistics in the University Guide 2014 published by the Guardian newspaper. A maximum score of 100 out of 100 put Cambridge amongst the top rated of all UK Universities for student satisfaction (with the course, teaching, and feedback), as well as student/staff ratio, spend per student, and career destinations.

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Students on a Bridge

Applying for Undergraduate Study

Cambridge came top of the league table for Modern Languages and Linguistics in the University Guide for 2015 published by The Guardian newspaper. The most recent National Student Survey places Cambridge MML at the top for Overall Student Satisfaction, with a rate of 99%. This is one of the highest scores in the University of Cambridge, itself the highest-ranked institution of the Russell Group.

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Latest news

British Academy Post Doctoral Fellowships and Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships

22 July 2015

The Faculty welcomes applications for British Academy Post Doctoral Fellowships and Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships.

Faculty academics elected to the fellowship of the British Academy

17 July 2015

Two of the Faculty's Professors have been elected to the fellowship of the British Academy. Professor Robert Gordon, Serena Professor of Italian, and Professor Joachim Whaley, Professor of German History and Thought, both Fellows of Gonville and Caius College, were elected FBA on 16th July 2015.

My room, your room: When Mel met Matt

16 July 2015

MML alumna and Bake Off star Mel Giedroyc (French and Italian, Trinity, 1987) meets the current occupant of her former digs at Trinity in the CAM magazine regular My Room, Your Room.

To the death

13 July 2015

Dr John Leigh has written the first book exclusively devoted to the duel in literature. In Touché, he offers a compelling picture of the ways in which novelists, playwrights and poets have used duelling as a trope to reveal the extent of manly valour, trickery and sheer foolishness.

The Big Year Abroad Challenge and the fine art of humiliation

6 July 2015

MML student and ' The Big Painting Challenge ' finalist Claire Parker writes about art, the year abroad and finding yourself.

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