Department of English and Applied Linguistics

Contact No: 0092 91 9222016 Ext: 3041


Established in 1950, the Department of English and Applied Linguistics, University of Peshawar offers four degree programs, including an Undergraduate which commences this year, and a number of English language proficiency courses to both on and off-campus communities. Applications, for admission to our degree programs, are received in Fall every year. MS/ MPhil, PhD programs are offered both in Linguistics and Literature subject to the availability of the required number of faculty in each of these disciplines. Admissions to our proficiency courses are offered on quarterly basis. The department houses a well-equipped seminar library containing variety of books, audio-video aids, research journals, and theses on English language, literature, and applied linguistics.


To celebrate intellectual diversity and academic harmony.


To help students see how language and literature are an effective tool to bring about a change that promotes peace, stability, diversity and harmony in a diverse society.


  • Active involvement of students and faculty in most academic and extra academic activities.
  • Arrange seminar at the Department, in which experts from a range of discipline will give talks to faculty and students.
  • Reactivate English Literary Club and have students arrange a variety of programs on a given day.