• 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.


Rivas Tutoring Center

September 11, 2017

We are glad to open Rivas Tutoring Center for incoming Spanish and Portuguese students. Rivas Tutoring center opened its doors fall of 2016 and was very successful. Tutoring will begin Monday,...

Latinx Literature & Culture Students Engage with Middle Schoolers

May 03, 2017

On April 27th, students in Kristie Soares's "Introduction to Latinx Literature and Culture" class welcomed 23 middle school students from Up Academy Leonard, a middle school in Lawrence, Mass....

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Cafe Ole

Herter Hall 4th Floor Lounge
4:00 pm


Latin Film Festival

Intergrated Learning Center room s350
6:45 pm


Fem Un Cafe?

Herter Hall 4th floor lounge
12:00 pm


Cafe Lusofono

Herter Hall 4th Floor Lobby
2:30 pm

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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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