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International Language and Culture Studies Programs

Be a better global citizen.

Programs in international language and culture studies teach you about languages and cultures, of course, but you’ll be amazed at how much else you learn and how much your worldview will expand.

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International Studies Certificate

If you’re interested in developing a greater understanding of the histories and cultures of other nations, and in studying the various means used to promote and maintain normal relations among them, look no further than earning a certificate in international studies. This interdisciplinary program enables you to pursue your passions as you gain a new understanding of the world. You’ll get to immerse yourself in classes covering international business, politics, history, and cinema, as well as special topics in various areas, including Russia, Japan, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Balkans.

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Program Highlights

  • The development of intercultural competence and global awareness
  • An enhanced understanding of listening, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue education



Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.