English And Foreign Languages University Hyderabad

English and Foreign Languages University is a Central Institute of English (CIE) was recognized in 1958 to improve the standards of teaching English in all over country. The Institute was the invention of the first PM of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. In 1973, CIEFL had become a University and in 2007 CIEFL becomes The English and Foreign Languages University.

English and Foreign Languages University Departments –

Schools Departments of the University

1. School of English Language Education

  • • Materials Development
    • English as a Second Language (ESL) Studies
    • Testing and Evaluation Training,

2. School of Philological Sciences

  • • Spoken English
    • Computational Linguistics
    • Linguistics and Contemporary English

3. School of English Literary Studies

• English Literature
• American and Caribbean Literatures
• Literary Theory and Criticism
• English Literature of Common

4. English and Foreign Languages University School of Distance Education

• English Language Teaching, Linguistics and Phonetics
• Literatures in English
• Distance Education in Foreign Languages and Literatures

5. School of Communication Studies

  • • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • • Media and Communication
  • • Visual Communication

6. School of Interdisciplinary Studies

  • • Arts, Aesthetics

• Hindi and India Studies
• Translation Studies
• Proportional Literature
• Cultural Studies
• Social Exclusion Studies

7. School of Middle-East and African Studies

• Arabic Language
• Arabic Literature

8. School of Asian Studies

• Chinese, Japanese and Korean Studies
• Turkish Studies


9. School of Germanic Studies

• German Language
• German Literature
• Germanic Languages &Literatures
• Austrian and Swissgerman Literatures


10. School of Romance Studies

• French Studies
• Portuguese Studies
• Italian Studies
• Francophone Studies
• Hispanic Studies

11. School of Russian Studies
• Russian Language and Linguistics
• Russian Literature

Hostels – The English and Foreign Languages University has four hostels meant for regular students , Accommodations are allotted a room with a sharing basis if and only if you are an outstation participant registered for a ‘full time’ programme on campus.

International guest House/Hostel – The English and Foreign Languages University has a Fully furnished air-conditioned International Guest house meant for the Students of the International Training Programme

Multimedia Digital Language Laboratory – The English and Foreign Languages University has a Multimedia Digital Laboratory for the participants 51 computers and state-of-the-art language software.

English and Foreign Languages University Consultancy Services – The University also offers courses in English and foreign languages to gratify to the needs of the society. Involved in these are Proficiency courses in English and short-duration working out programmes in English Language Communication Skills The English and Foreign Languages University also undertakes translation, reading and editing assignments in French, German, Russian, English, Spanish, Arabic and Japanese.


NAAC – In recognition of its remaining academic donations and meritorious record, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), is an autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission granted a five-star authorization for five years to the EFL University in 2000,

This project is financed by Ministry of External Affairs MEA , Govt. of India. In addition, there is a application to set up a Centre for English teachers Training in Sri Lanka.

English and Foreign Languages University 

O.U. Campus, Tarnaka,Hyderabad,

Andhra Pradesh 500605  India
(040) 27098131, 27098690, 27070029