Department of World Languages and Cultures


Prospective Students

Award-winning faculty. Challenging, engaging curriculum. Unforgettable study abroad experiences. A degree from UToledo's Department of World Languages and Cultures is your connection to international opportunity.

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In our increasingly globally connected world, proficiency with a world language and culture gives you an edge. Earning one of our World Language degrees or Cultural Competency Certificates makes a notable distinction to a broad spectrum of employers. Follow your ambition in fields, such as:

Want to broaden your career outlook beyond U.S. borders? Taking courses in a world language will make you more competitive in the global marketplace. Business, engineering, and health professionals all benefit from studying world languages and cultures. Connect with your academic advisor to learn more about how a world language education can benefit you in a global career. 


Major in one of our bachelor's degree programs, or anchor your pursuits in business, medical or STEM fields to an important human element by adding one of our minors or certificates. Interested in an MBA in International Business? Knowing another language will give you the edge you need.  We offer a pipeline program with our College of Business and Innovation. 


Scholarships are offered to help ease the financial burden of gaining an education at UToledo. Learn more about our scholarships.    

Last Updated: 6/11/24