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.

Links to press coverage of issues of interest to members and information on other events are posted on our Facebook page and members are encouraged to enage with these.

Forthcoming event: UCML Executive Committee Meeting 4th November


Event for the Executive committee only. However all papers are available to the wider membership

Latest News

1 week 12 hours ago
The UCML Plenary Workshop in January 2017 will focus on ‘Post-Brexit implications for HE languages’.
1 week 13 hours ago
We are delighted to announce two new appointments to the UCL Executive Committee: the new UCML...
1 week 3 days ago
UCML welcomes and fully supports the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Modern Languages launch of...

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