Bengali is the sixth largest language in the world, with 228 million native speakers and 37 m speakers of Bengali as a second language. It can therefore be considered a world language. Bengali is the national language of Bangladesh and the state language of West Bengal in India. There are substantial Bengali communities in the USA, Europe, Australia and the Middle East.
Modules in Bengali Language and Culture (for credit or as extracurricular modules) will be offered from September 2022. Registration for modules will open in the summer of 2022.