Welcome to UCML - the unifying voice of Languages in UK Higher Education

The University Council of Modern Languages (UCML) was established in 1993 and is the overarching national organisation which represents the interests of modern languages, linguistics and cultural and area studies in higher education throughout the United Kingdom, and works with corresponding bodies in other countries

Its membership includes more than 100 Schools and Departments of Modern Languages in universities and colleges of higher education throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, together with professional and scholarly associations in the field of modern languages, and public and private educational organisations concerned with study, teaching and research into modern languages, linguistics and cultural and area studies.

Latest items of news and updates on UCML activities can be found below. As there is a considerable amount of activity ongoing, please also view the News page to catch up on all recent activities.

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UCML Plenary 3 July 2015

Europe House, London

The next Plenary meeting will take place at Europe House, 32 Smith Square London, on Friday 3 July 2015.

The afternoon workshop will be on the theme of  REF 2015 and planning for the future

Latest News

2 weeks 3 days ago
There are curently two vacancies for members on the UCML Executive: Translation and Interpreting...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Due to the resignation of Professor Paul Rowlett for professional reasons - following his recent...
2 weeks 5 days ago
You can download the letter to awarding bodies here. Responses will be uploaded here when received.

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