FLAL Home Page - NIU - Foreign Languages & Literature

Welcome to the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at NIU!


Visit some of our Study Abroad students via their summer blogs:

Andres in Toledo     Hannah in Toledo     August in China     Caroline in Germany


Our department offers

Questions? Contact us at askforlangs@niu.edu

Summer Schedule of Classes

Tower of BableWhy study a foreign language?

  • Job advantage in a global economy (Careers in foreign languages)
  • Increase global understanding
  • Improve your own language skill
  • Have an edge when you apply for graduate school
  • Discover other cultures
  • Add to your understanding of your own culture
  • Get more out of traveling
  • Benefit from Study Abroad