Grinnell’s intensive programs in French and Arabic will give you both the linguistic and cultural competency necessary in today’s global world. Our diverse courses, visiting international artists and scholars, and study-abroad opportunities enable you to explore the complexities of French- and Arabic-speaking countries. The close study of literature, cinema, history, and popular culture also provide you with the skills to pursue careers in fields such as education, business, diplomacy, and the non-profit sector.


Minneapolis' Lyra Baroque Orchestra joins Grinnell College choir for a free March 1 performance.

Plan your own curriculum from the ground up.


  • Arabic Coffee Hour

    Arabic Coffee Hour
    Thu Feb 26, 4 p.m.
    ARH 318 - Gardner English Seminar
  • French Table

    French Table
    Fri Feb 27, 12 p.m.
    Rosenfield Center 224B - Livermore Dining Room
  • Arabic Table

    Arabic Table
    Mon Mar 02, 12 p.m.
    Rosenfield Center 224C - White Dining Room