World Languages & Cultures

UMD is the only US university with an undergraduate degree that integrates world languages, cultures, and creative industries. In our programs, you will develop analytical, creative, and critical thinking skills, learn robust intercultural communication, and acquire a far-reaching knowledge base. Learning languages and cultures helps you find your place in an interconnected world and opens perspectives to interact as curious and empathetic collaborators in local and global communities. Click here for WLC’s Fall 2022 classes and placement information.

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World Languages & Cultures
Humanities 494
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812-3041
United States


Students often wonder what they can do with a major in World Languages and Cultures.

An internship with the US State Department provides a unique opportunity

Many World Languages and Cultures faculty and students will participate in UMD's International Education Week.