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French and Francophone Studies
   
   
  

Welcome to the Department of French and Francophone Studies

 Female undergraduate student reading, Trent Building, University Park
The Department of French and Francophone Studies is housed in the historic Trent Building
 
  We are one of the largest Departments of French in the UK, offering a wide range of degree combinations and an extensive choice of undergraduate modules in all areas of French Studies. Much of our teaching, especially in the final year, is research-led, which means that our students are taught by lecturers who are recognized experts in their field. Our language teaching is supported by a team of five native-French speakers (lectrices, lecteurs), four of whom work for us as part of an established exchange agreement with partner institutions in France.

The Department has 21 full-time lecturers, all of whom are research-active, producing high-quality research of international significance. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise the Department was ranked third in the UK in terms of ‘Research Power’, which takes into account the number and proportion of research-active staff submitted in each unit. The Department publishes its own journal, Nottingham French Studies, founded in 1961. We also have a thriving postgraduate community, and are able to offer research supervision in all areas of French Studies.
 

Professor R Chapman
Head of Department

 
 

 

News

Evening language classes

Description
A wide range of languages and levels available to study this autumn. Enrolment deadline 29 September.

Research Scholarship in the Modern European Languages

Description
Many congratulations to Dr Szypula on her success in this competition

Congratulations to Jeanne Lim (UNMC)

Description
The Dearing Award Panel has chosen one of our Malaysian colleagues - Joanne Lim - as one of the winners of this year's Lord Dearing Awards.

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Upcoming Events

Faculty of Arts Centres and Institutes event

Date
17 - 18 September 2014
Location:
Highfield House
Description
A two-day event for members of the Arts Faculty's Centres and Institutes, featuring a sandpit on day 2.

Being Human Festival: Being Arthur

Date
22 - 23 November 2014
Location:
Nottingham City Centre
Description
Assume a character from Sillitoe's Saturday Night Sunday Morning and join in the world's first 24-hour 'street tweet' of a film script.

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Department of French and Francophone Studies

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


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