French and Francophone Studies

Find your edge in UVic's Department of French.

Join the worldwide conversation

There are so many reasons to study French: it's one of Canada's official languages and is spoken by over 325 million people around the world. Don't get left out of the conversation.

Whether you're a beginner or already fluent in the language, you'll find opportunities to study French language, literature and culture. Explore everything from cinema and literature, to computer-assisted language learning and translation.

For undergraduates, we offer an honours, major and minor/general degree. Graduates are invited to explore our master's degree. We also offer a Certificate in Language and Cultural Proficiency.

Learn more about studying with French and Francophone Studies.