Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Made in Britain: how the UK became a worse place for women to work

As Britain slips down the league tables for gender equality Dr Susan Milner asks whether the 2015 election could see women’s work and care battle its way onto the political agenda.

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Russia’s masquerade continues in Ukraine – and fools no-one

Professor David Galbreath considers the latest attack in eastern Ukraine lead pro-Russian rebel forces.

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Research impact

Our research has impacted upon cultural life, policy making, civil society and education.

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What are Modern Languages?

Find out more about the benefits of studying a degree in Modern Languages.

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Anastasia Alden

BA Modern Languages & European Studies

"My placement at AmCham EU made me grow both personally and professionally, and I wouldn’t change my experience for the world."

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Research student insights

Magdalena is exploring the inter-institutional relations in European foreign policy; focusing on the rotating presidency of the EU Council.

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Postgraduate research funding opportunities available!

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Undergraduate study

Taking a year abroad

Hear from some of our third year students who are thoroughly enjoying their time in Paris as part of their year abroad.

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Bath students take to world stage at One Young World Summit

Alex Polkey, speaks at the recent One Young World Summit. (Image courtesy of One Young World)

Two of our undergraduates have returned after an inspirational week at the One Young World Summit in Dublin.

Postgraduate study


Rachel talks about the MA in Contemporary European Studies: 'Euromasters' programme.

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Our students

Hilary Byrne

The staff were very supportive, and what’s more, they are all practising or former professional interpreters and translators.

- Hilary Byrne (MA Interpreting & Translating)

Research degrees

Research student insights

Christos Marazopoulos

Christos is currently conducting research that engages with the political engineering of post-national spaces in Europe.

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PhD Postgraduate study

Dr Edmund Keogh and Dr Jill Porter with students Arash Heydarian Pashakhanlou and Natalie Booth discuss the PhD experience.

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Research Seminars

Through the course of each academic year the Department hosts a series of research seminars.

Both staff and students are welcome to join us for the seminars.

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