Over 10,500 students take a foreign language course at UCLA annually. Over 40 languages are taught at UCLA annually.

Department of Asian Languages & Cultures

  • Chinese
  • Filipino / Tagalog
  • Hindi-Urdu
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Pali & Prakrits
  • Sanskrit
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

Department of Classics

  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Oscan / Umbrian / South Picene / Etruscan / Lepontic / Messapic

Department of English

  • Medieval English
  • Old English
  • Old Irish

Department of French & Francophone Studies

  • French

Department of Germanic Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch-Flemish
  • German
  • Old Saxon / Old High German / Gothic
  • Yiddish

Program in Indo-European Studies

  • Avestan
  • Hittite / Luwian / Lycian
  • Old Persian
  • Palaic
  • Tocharian

Department of Italian

  • Italian

Department of Linguistics

  • American Sign Language
  • Swahili

Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

  • Akkadian
  • Arabic
  • Aramaic
  • Armenian
  • Avestan
  • Coptic
  • Demotic
  • Egyptian
  • Hebrew
  • Middle Iranian
  • Old Persian
  • Persian
  • Phoenician
  • Sumerian
  • Turkish / Uzbek / Azeri
  • Ugaritic

The Scandinavian Section

  • Old Norse
  • Swedish / Norwegian / Danish / Finnish / Icelandic

Department of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Languages & Cultures

  • Czech
  • Hungarian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian / Croatian / Bosnian
  • Ukrainian

Department of Spanish & Portuguese

  • Catalan
  • Indigenous Languages of the Americas (Quechua)
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish