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  • Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan

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

  • 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, Portuguese, and Catalan. 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.


Class of 2018 and the future!

May 02, 2018

As the academic year of 17-18 comes to a close we asked our class of 2018 what they would be doing next year. We have been privileged to know these students. Congratulations Class of 2018 URise!...

Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA

April 28, 2018

Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA Conference (New England Translators Association) at UMASS Boston this past Saturday. They were part of a panel organized by...

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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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