At Suffolk, you’ll study locally and think globally. We are a multidisciplinary department: Students and specialists in language, literature, art, and cultural studies exchange ideas here every day. And you can study abroad to further broaden your perspectives and deepen your understanding of our world.

You'll revel in Boston's global flair. People come from around the world to live in our beautiful city, which is also home to some of the world's premier art institutions, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and Institute of Contemporary Art.

Whether you study Spanish or art history, you can study abroad. If you choose to study at Suffolk's campus in Madrid, you'll find that Spain's flourishing capital boasts the world-class “Golden Triangle” of museums: the Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza. And of course, Madrid is the ideal place to perfect your Spanish language skills!

Once you've graduated, you'll have many options. You might enroll in law school or pursue graduate studies. Perhaps you'll work with nongovernmental organizations or get hired by a multinational corporation as an interpreter or translator. You may even enter politics or serve in the diplomatic corps, or engage in social activism and act as a liaison between the United States and other nations.

The department has launched a new humanities-based program: Global Cultural Studies. In this program, you will receive a practical and theoretical education that is essential for understanding cross-cultural encounters and engaging the complexities of the world.

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World Languages & Cultural Studies Department

Whether you decide to major or minor in one of our offerings, this program will prepare you for academic and professional success.

College of Arts & Sciences

The College offers a wide variety of programs, ranging from traditional majors such as biology and government, to new interdisciplinary programs such as Politics, Philosophy, and Ethics. Expand your mind and gain hands-on experience.

Student Services & Resources

Suffolk University’s College of Arts & Sciences will help you prepare for your future whether you decide to explore career options or continue your education and professional development.

More Suffolk to Explore​

Suffolk University offers many ways to expand your education outside the classroom with opportunities on our campus in the heart of Boston, study abroad, & more.