Department of International Studies: Languages and Cultures
The Department of International Studies: Languages and Cultures is considered a leader amongst language departments in Australia, offering one of the largest ranges of languages. Ranked in the top eight in Australia and New Zealand for Modern Languages, it has strong associations with international communities and offers courses across 10 European and Asian languages. Research in the department is focused on the nexus between language and culture. Read more about us
Areas of study in the Department of International Studies: Languages and Cultures
- Chinese Studies
- Croatian Studies
- English as a Foreign Language
- French and Francophone Studies
- German Studies
- International Studies
- Italian Studies
- Japanese Studies
- Modern Greek Studies
- Polish Studies
- Russian Studies
- Spanish and Latin American Studies
Handbook 2016: Undergraduate units offered by the Department of International Studies
Most units can be studied in both Internal (Day/On-campus) and External Mode.
NEW PROGRAM FOR 2016:
English as a Foreign Language - Read more...
News and Events 2016
[Left to right] Dr Elizabeth Kefallinos (INTS), Dr Erhard Busek (guest lecturer), Karl Hartleb (Consul General of Austria), Dr Ulrike Garde (Acting HoD, INTS), Dr Brangwen Stone (INTS), Dr Maryam Khalid (INTS), Dr Susanne Binder (INTS).
Former Austrian Vice Chancellor, Dr Erhard Busek, delivered a presentation (May 2016) about the future of Europe’s identity to staff and students from the Department of International Studies. In Australia as a Jean Monnet Professor, Dr Busek had been representing an EU initiative to encourage teaching, research and reflection in the field of European integration studies in higher education institutions. Dr Busek was accompanied by the Consul General of Austria, Karl Hartleb.
PRIZE GIVING 2016
Students awarded prizes for their outstanding performance over the last year.
Max Silk won second place in the Chinese Bridge - Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students.
News and Events 2015
Research spotlight: Dr Shirley Chan
Dr Shirley Chan, Head of Chinese Studies at Macquarie University’s International Studies, is exploring China’s ancient history, culture and philo...
LCNAU Colloquium 2015 | 25-27 November 2015
The Languages & Cultures Network for Australian Universities National Colloquium will focus on Tertiary Language and Culture programs...