Graduate Student Foreign Language Reading Examinations

Beginning Autumn 2014, the administration of the Graduate Student Foreign Language Reading Examinations will be handled by the University of Chicago Language Center.  You can access their page by clicking here.  Questions about the exams should be directed to James McCormick at jmccorm@uchicago.edu or 773-702-5707.

This site will remain up temporarily during the transition.

The Graduate Student Foreign Language Reading Examinations are given four times a year on the following schedule:

Quarter Exam Schedule
Autumn, Winter,
& Spring Quarters
French Monday of Week 5
German Monday of Week 6
Other Languages Monday of Week 7
Summer Quarter German Monday of Week 6
Other Languages
(inludes French)
Monday of Week 7
*All exams take place from 6-8 pm

The University Registrar's website lists the specific dates of the exams and the registration deadlines at http://registrar.uchicago.edu/page/registration-dates-and-deadlines.

Samples of past exams can be found at https://registrar.sites.uchicago.edu/languge-exams

Frequently Asked Questions

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