A hundred languages and civilizations

​Over the centuries, Inalco has become an institution of unrivaled scope, teaching languages that span Central Europe, Africa, Asia, America and Oceania. No other university or school offers such a diversity of courses, such opportunity to expand horizons and such a wealth of knowledge, all in one place.
Laboratoire de langue

Our language and culture courses are taught by world-class academics who are specialists in their fields and by native-speaking tutors of the languages studied at Inalco. From the undergraduate to doctorate levels, our research-led teaching caters to students of all ages, be they fresh out of high school, undergraduate or graduate students, or adult students in continuing education.

Degrees and diplomas to serve differing needs

The undergraduate, graduate and continuing education courses offered at Inalco allow students to gain:
  • mastery of a language and a thorough knowledge of the corresponding culture over a degree program
  • specific expertise to complement other qualifications.

Our courses lead to career paths in international business, international relations, communication and intercultural training, language teaching and multilingual computing.

Bachelor’s degrees: courses by language and region that can include a professional specialization.

Master’s degrees: regional programs targeting a research discipline or professional direction.

Doctorate: PhD research at Inalco’s Doctoral School.

Diplomas: certificates, introductory diplomas, language and culture diplomas, professional Master’s degrees

Career prospects

International business: import-export, marketing, logistics, finance, corporate consulting

International relations: diplomacy, defense, communications, humanitarian work, intercultural mediation, business intelligence, journalism

Languages: multilingual engineering, SEO specialist, language processing, translation and interpreting

Culture and tourism: cultural activities, interpreting, transportation companies, cultural heritage conservation

Education and research.

Key figures:

  • 9,000 students

  • 3,000 courses

  • +120 nationalities represented by Inalco faculty and students