Map of Southern Africa

Zulu, or IsiZulu, is spoken by about 10 million people in southern Africa. It is a Nguni language, related to IsiXhosa, IsiNdebele, and IsiSwati. A major language of South Africa, it is also spoken in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, Mozambique, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

It is offered through African Studies from first year through third year levels with fourth year levels available upon request. Zulu may be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement and is offered as an African Language Minor. Students of Zulu may be eligible for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship.