Language Study while Abroad

Where possible, Brown requires students to pursue their studies entirely in the language spoken in the host country. If the program you are considering requires language proficiency to apply, you must take all of your coursework in the local language. Students studying in host countries with the following local languages must take all of their coursework in that language: 

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

English Language Programs
Students may enroll in English language study abroad programs at institutions where the local language is not normally offered at Brown. In such cases, students are required to study the local language as part of their academic program.