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Stanford Language Learning

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures is dedicated to the languages, literatures, linguistics and cultures of East Asia. In cooperation with the Stanford Language Center, the Department offers courses in Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, and Taiwanese.

Stanford Language Center

The Stanford Language Center coordinates all language courses at Stanford, establishing and maintaining performance standards for language instruction, and administering language placement tests for all students. Their Stanford Digital Language Lab provides the entire Stanford community with resources, facilities, and support for language instruction and learning.

Stanford Summer Sessions

Stanford Summer Sessions provides a variety of language course offerings each summer quarter. Enrollment is open to both the Stanford community and external applicants.