Study Abroad

Students have a variety of opportunities to study abroad with faculty-led short-term summer programs, semester, or year-long programs. Please see the Study Abroad Advisors list below. Inquires are welcome.

Semester and Year-Long Programs

Many programs are available at Appalachian's partner institutions. Popular locations include China, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, Mexico and Spain. You may contact your DLLC faculty advisor or at the Office of International Education and Development, 828-262-2046. Information on international programs, partner institutions, scholarships and more may be found on the International Student Exchange and Study Abroad (ISESA) website.

Faculty-Led Summer Study Abroad Programs

Faculty from Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures regularly lead study abroad programs in China, France, Germany, Japan, Russia and Spain. Course credit is available from the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures for the six programs listed below. For more information, please contact the LLC faculty program director listed below or visit the International Student Exchange and Study Abroad (ISESA) website.

LLC Faculty-Led Study Abroad Advisors

Other Study Abroad Programs
Information on programs offered through various other university departments may be obtained from Mark Hagen at at the Office of International Education and Development.

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Every fall the department co-hosts the Latin American Film Series. An event open to students, faculty and the public in general. Admission is free. Schedule information of the films is posted on the first week of August.


Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Sanford Hall
225 Locust Street
ASU Box 32063
Boone, NC 28608-2063
(828) 262-3095 (office)
(828) 262-7079 (fax)

DLLC Department Chair 
Dr. James Fogelquist 
520 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3096 

DLLC Assistant Chair
Dr. Catherine Fountain
529 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2308 

DLLC Administrative Assistant
Ms. Cindy Trivette
521 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3095 

LARC Director
Dr. Paul Sebastian
524 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2932

UNC World Language Exchange

The World Language exchange was created in 2013 to manage the sharing of less commonly taught languages across the UNC system. This exchange offers access to a variety of languages such as Persian, Cherokee and Ancient Greek as well as courses that explore culture.

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