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  • Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and Quechua

    Every year, more than 2000 students take our Undergraduate Courses. We offer elementary, intermediate and advanced language classes in Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and Quechua. 

  • Study Abroad

    Before choosing your program abroad, come talk to us. Our advisers can help you select a program in Latin America, Spain or Portugal to complete the UMass minor and major requirements in Spanish and Portuguese. We also coordinate intensive language programs in Spain and Argentina where you can complete the entire language sequence in one semester.

  • Graduate Programs

    Our Ph.D. program offers students an opportunity to specialize in Hispanic and Portuguese Literatures, Cultures or Linguistics. See our website for details.


Galasso Named Director of Translation Center

October 17, 2017

 Regina Galasso, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese studies in the department of languages, literatures and cultures, has been named director of the Translation Center....

Gubitosi Elected President of Linguistic Association of the Southwest

October 17, 2017

 Patricia Gubitosi, associate professor in languages, literatures, and cultures, was elected 47th president of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) at its annual meeting at New...

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Broaden Your Horizons

UMass Amherst offers rewarding opportunities in Spain and Latin America for majors in Spanish & Portuguese Studies. At present, the tuition and fees for a year’s study in programs abroad are equivalent to those here on campus.

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