School of Humanities

European Languages and Studies

You are warmly invited to our next work-in-progress seminar.

Cheng Zeng   

“The development of Chinese students' lexical consultation in translation into English”

Tuesday 3 October

1.00-1.45 pm

Arts Building, room 2.43


Dr Bonnie Thomas recognised in national teaching awards

Bonnie Thomas, of the French Studies program, has received special mention in the recent Federal government’s 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching. Bonnie received a “Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning”.

Bonnie was recognised for “her sustained commitment to student learning through empathetic, caring and intuitive teaching that allows students to feel safe and supported in their learning of the French language”.

Congratulations, and félicitations, Bonnie!




Further information

Our discipline is committed to teaching and research in the languages and societies of Europe. Fields of study cover both contemporary and historical perspectives while languages we teach include French, German and Italian.

Courses and careers

We offer courses in European Studies, which looks at Europe as a whole, and majors in French Studies, German Studies, Italian Studies and Spanish Studies.

Further information about the structure and units for European Studies,  French, German and Italian can be found in the UWA Handbook. For more information on Spanish Studies download the brochure.


European Languages and Studies involves the research and study of:

  • Europe in general, including the political, social and cultural aspects of contemporary Europe.
  • The French, German, and Italian languages and cultures.


Postgraduate study is a vital part of the life of our Discipline Group. Supervision is available in a number of different fields. Regular weekly seminars showcase the research staff and postgraduate students.