African and African American Studies
While Comparative Literature seeks to prepare its students for reading and research in the languages and histories of different societies and periods, it is also dedicated to their critical and cultural analysis.
East Asian Studies
Explore -- deeply and rewardingly -- the rich legacy of literature written in English, past and present.
The Europe Center is committed to the multidisciplinary examination of European society, culture, politics, and security. The Center seeks to raise awareness and support interest in the study of Europe by Stanford's undergraduate community.
Pursue course work at all levels in the language, cultures, literatures, and intellectual histories of the French tradition.
Study the German language, linguistics, literature, culture, and thought.
Honors in the Arts
Whether you are already studying the arts, or are in an unrelated major, complete a capstone project integrating a broad arts perspective.
Iberian & Latin American Cultures
Groundbreaking approaches to the literature and cultures of the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America, Brazil and Lusophone Africa, and Latina/o populations in the United States.
Explore how global, regional and domestic factors influence relations between actors on the world stage.
The Iranian Studies Program focuses on the interdisciplinary study of modern Iranian society, culture, politics, and economy. Undergraduate students can minor in Global Studies with a specialization in Iranian Studies.
A comprehensive study of Italian literature and cultures, establishing a solid basis for potential further study in literature or history.
Explore the principal areas of linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, historical linguistics, and sociolinguistics) and gain the skills to do more advanced work in these subfields.
A multidisciplinary community working together to reveal new perspectives on medieval and early modern studies.
Middle Eastern Language, Literature and Culture
Designed to give students majoring in other departments an opportunity to gain a substantial introduction to Middle Eastern and African languages, and to the cultures and civilizations of the Middle East and Africa.
Offered for students who may wish to supplement their coursework in their major field of study with significant coursework in modern languages and literatures.
Modern Thought and Literature
Students who have a background in literature and/or cultural studies can apply for this individualized co-term.
The minor in Portuguese are for students who want to combine acquisition of linguistic competence with the study of the literatures and cultures of the Lusophone world.
Designed to engage students existentially and to assist them in thinking about intellectual, ethical, and sociopolitical issues in the world's religions.
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Coordinated study of Russian language, literature, literary and cultural history, as well as literary theory and criticism.
South Asian Studies
Center for South Asia (CSA) is the central forum for the interdisciplinary study of South Asia at Stanford University. CSA facilitates research and convenes events on topics relevant to deepening the understanding of South Asia, which includes Ban
The minor in Spanish is for students who want to combine acquisition of linguistic competence with the study of the literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.
An interdisciplinary program focusing on the relationship between natural and artificial systems that represent, process, and act on information.
Teaches students to develop and apply their foreign language knowledge to the production and analysis of translations.