Thorough command of the language in which the student plans to specialize and a background in its literature, as well as command of at least one of the three additional languages in which the student will need to fulfill requirements, are required.
Application must include GRE scores, a personal statement, and an academic writing sample in the language of the proposed specialization, not to exceed twenty-five pages in length.
Students whose native language is not English must submit scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
For more information on the application process, please consult the website of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. http://gsas.yale.edu/admission-graduate-school