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Hindi is the national language of India, and the state of language of six of its provinces. Hindi, along with English, is the official language of India. It is written in the Devangri Script and belongs to the Indo-European language family. Hindi is a direct descendent of Sanskrit, which is a sister language of Greek and Latin.

Courses Offered

​Six levels of Hindi are offered at the University of Pittsburgh. For more information, please click here.

Why Study Hindi?

  • Communicate and interact with those who speak a different language
  • Many American jobs are being outsourced to India
  • Enhance your travel to India

Earn Pitt Credentials with Hindi

What do Students Say?

Knowledge of Asian dialects is of great value in the international market, so learning Hindi will definitely help me stand out in the job market.

                                                                                                       - Bhakti, '15

 I originally imagined that Hindi class would just be a lecture-style class, but I was pleasantly surprised that it wasn’t

                                                                                                       -Nikita, '16

I learned more than I could have ever expected in my first semester of Hindi.

                                                                                                       -Insiyah, '15