Find your edge in UVic's Latin American Studies Program.

Why Latin American Studies at UVic?

With a rich history extending over several centuries and many countries, Latin America is a major player in the world economy. The Latin American Studies Program offers students a broad interdisciplinary understanding of this important geo-cultural area and knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese.

Students are encouraged to create specialized fields of expertise in combination with disciplines like anthropology, history, environmental studies, geography, education, art history and visual studies, music, political science and others. Check out the many exciting courses that can be applied to your degree!

Study abroad

There is no better way to learn about a culture than through immersion. Latin American Studies students are encouraged to spend a term earning UVic course credit while studying in Cuenca, Ecuador through the Department of Hispanic & Italian Studies. Check out the many other great field schools offered by departments in the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Social Sciences.