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Welcome to The Department of Foreign Languages 

The Department of Foreign Languages offers Arabic, French, German, and Latin from the first year, which are foundation courses, to the second- and third-year levels. Besides language acquisition, the Department also teaches the literature, cultures, and films of these languages as well as Translation Studies. All languages, except Latin, are also taught at postgraduate level. The Department also offers the module Classical Culture from first to third year.


Head of Department: Dr Blanche Assam (
Departmental Administrator: Mrs Vanessa de Louw (