Become a true global citizen

Welcome to the School of International Letters and Cultures

Experience what a degree in international letters and cultures means to your view of the world

As a student in the School of International Letters and Cultures, you’ll have educational experiences that prepare you for life and citizenship in the modern world. In addition to courses taught by world-class faculty in both ancient and modern languages and cultures, you’ll be exposed to various world languages and cultures through study abroad programs, full-year or semester-long language and cultural immersion programs, on-campus international guest speakers, international student organizations, intensive language study, and mentorship by internationally recognized faculty. 


Featured Programs

A dynamic undergraduate program for highly-motivated students interested in achieving a professional-level of Chinese proficiency while simultaneously pursuing any major of their choice.

Academic Advising

Our world-class faculty members focus on the highest quality of language and culture instruction across five language areas, and conduct research around the world.

Our Faculty

Our world-class faculty members focus on the highest quality of language and culture instruction across five language areas, and conduct research around the world.

Study Abroad

Directed by world-class faculty, our study abroad programs are among the longest-running and most prestigious at ASU. These programs give you the chance to experience and study language and culture first-hand while earning credit toward your degree.

Multiple language experience is an advantage

In today’s global economy, multilingualism and intercultural competency is valued everywhere. Language is a technical skill, and it’s in demand. Graduates with experience in these areas enjoy a wide variety of job options in many fields.