In line with the university's vision of being a world class centre of academic excellence, the department has since the year 2002, established and maintained over 40 international and local linkages worth US$4.9 Million.

Among these collaborations include the Institute for Development Studies Chronic Poverty Research Centre-Kenya, the only one of its kind in Africa.

The department houses the Confucius Institute which is a collaboration between the Kenyan and Chinese governments through Tianjin Normal University and the University of Nairobi.

Other partners include:

Partners of the Department (Collaborations)

  1. Tianjin Normal University, China    
  2. Camoes Institute, Portugal
  3. Korea Foundation 
  4. DAAD, Kenya
  5. Embassy of Egypt in Nairobi
  6. Portuguese Embassy

We are open for partnerships of mutual benefit in the areas of linguistics and languages. Feel free to get in touch with  us via the contacts below:

Chairman, Department of Linguistics and Languages

P.O Box 30197-00100, Nairobi 


Tel:+254 20-4918214


Physical location: Education Building 3rd Floor, Main Campus


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