Language Department Contacts

Below is a list of languages and their corresponding departments:

American Sign Language

Language: American Sign Language
Website URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/rc/current-students/curriculum/languages.html


Asian Languages & Cultures

​Languages: Bengali, Chinese, Classical Japanese, Modern Japanese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, Hindi, Urdu, Tagalog, Sanskrit, Tamil, Vietnamese, Punjabi, Classical and Modern Tibetan, Pali, Telugu
Phone: 734-764-8286
Website URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/asian/language-and-academic-programs/placement-and-proficiency-tests.html
Email: Contact varies based on language; please visit website


Classical Studies 

Languages: Greek, Modern Greek, and Latin
Phone: 734-764-0360
Website URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/classics/undergraduate-students.html
Email: classics@umich.edu


Germanic Languages & Literatures

Languages: Dutch, German, Swedish, and Yiddish
Phone: 734-764-8018
Website URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/german/undergraduate-students/placement-exams.html
Email: germandept@umich.edu


Latin American & Caribbean Studies 

Languages: Quechua, Nahuatl
Phone: 734-763-0553
Website URL: https://ii.umich.edu/lacs/students/language-programs.html


Department of Middle East Studies 

Languages: Akkadian, Arabic, Armenian, Biblical Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, Hittite, Persian, Turkish, and Sumerian
Phone: 734-764-0314
Website URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/middleeast/languages/placement-tests.html
Email: Contact varies based on language, please visit website


Native American Studies 

Language: Ojibwe
Phone: 734-763-1460
Website URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/native/undergraduates/winter-2014-courses.html


Romance Languages & Literuatures 

Languages: French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish
Phone: 734-764-5344
Website URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/rll/undergraduates/language-placement/language-placement-tests.html
Email: rll.placement@umich.edu


Slavic Languages & Literatures 

Languages: Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, and Ukrainian
Phone: 734-764-5355
Website URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/slavic/undergraduate-students/placement-tests.html
Email: slavic@umich.edu