Language Courses

To view language courses offered by HDS during the academic year:

  1. If you do not have a Harvard ID and password, go to the public Course Search. Otherwise,

    1. Go to the my.harvard Portal with any web browser.

    2. Log in with your Harvard ID and password when prompted.

    3. Click "Sign in to my.harvard"
      Sign in to my.Harvard

  2. On the left side of the search box, use the drop-down menu to change "All" to "HDS".

    Search for Courses drop-down

  3. Type the name of the language in the search box and click Search.

  4. Once you have your search results, use the Term and Language Taught facets on the left to narrow down your results.

    Search results with Term and Language Taught facets expanded

  5. The detailed view of each course also indicates the language being taught (if any).
    Class detail screen with Language Taught highlighted

Students are not limited to these languages and are encouraged to consider other language courses offered outside of HDS (i.e., within the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences) if more directly relevant to their program.

See the Summer Language Program website regarding summer courses.