Language Tables

Broaden your cultural understanding

Language tables provide you the opportunity to practice your skills in a friendly and relaxed environment. You can get connected with speakers of diverse languages over the cup of tea or coffee. It is a wonderful opportunity to improve your intercultural skills and is a great place to make new friends. 

Conversation Tables

Central Eurasian Studies Language Tables

  • Estonian Coffee & Conversation Hour
  • Finnish Coffee & Conversation Hour
  • Hungarian Coffee & Conversation Hour
  • Kazakh Coffee & Conversation Hour
  • Kyrgyz Coffee & Conversation Hour
  • Mongolian Coffee & Conversation Hour
  • Persian Coffee & Conversation Hour
  • Tibetan Tea & Conversation Hour
  • Turkish Coffee & Conversation Hour
  • Uyghur Conversation Hour
  • Uzbek Coffee & Conversation Hour  

Contact: Central Eurasian Studies (CEUS)

Russian and East European Institute Language Tables

  • Bosnian/ Croatian/ Serbian Table
  • Czech Table
  • Hungarian Language Table
  • Polish Table
  • Romanian Conversation Hour
  • Russian Table
  • Ukrainian Table



Contact: Russian & East European Institute

European Studies Language Tables

  • French Conversation Table
  • German Conversation Hour: Kaffeestunde
  • Modern Greek Conversation Hour: Ellinikon Kaneion
  • Pan-Scandinavian Conversation Hour "Kafeepause"
  • Portuguese Conversation Hour: Cafezinho
  • Spanish Conversation Hour: Cafe Hispano
Contact: Institute for European Studies 

East Asian Languages Conversation Tables

  • Chinese Conversation Club
  • Japanese Conversation Table
  • Korean Conversation Club



Contact: East Asian Languages & Cultures

African Studies Language Tables

Swahili Conversation Hours

Kiswahili Conversation Hours

Contact: African Studies Program

Dhar India Studies Languages Tables

  • Bengali Language Table
  • Hindi/ Urdu Table
  • Tamil Language Table

Contact: Dhar India Studies

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart. 

Nelson Mandela, political leader and philanthropist