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Language Courses for Students, Staff and Members of the Public

Our philosophy is that anyone who wants to learn a language should be able to do so.

We offer courses in up to 20 different languages for Durham University students, staff and members of the public, ranging from beginners to higher advanced level. Our courses are flexible and are offered in a variety of formats and lengths, with start dates in January, June and October each year. 

Registration now open for April 2023 programme

Please follow the guidance below to find a course suitable for you.

Registration is open until midnight on the day before the start date of each course. 

I am a complete beginner

Choose a Progression Beginners or Development Beginners Step 1 course from the list of available courses.

I have done a Durham University course before

Click the link above to check what the next level is, then view the list of available courses

I am not a beginner and I am new to Durham University courses

Click the link above for guidance on identifying the CFLS languages for All level which best meets your needs, then view the list of available courses.