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For Students

Georgetown offers a range of curricular and co-curricular opportunities for students to engage around Latin America.

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M.A. in Latin American Studies

This M.A. is sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. Participants focus on the politics, economics, and social processes of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Innovation and Leadership in Government 2019 Graduation

Innovation and Leadership in Government Program

The Innovation and Leadership in Government (ILG) program equips Latin American public managers with the necessary tools to help them generate and implement innovative public policies in their home countries.

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Department of Spanish and Portuguese

This academic department in Georgetown College offers doctoral, master's degree, and undergraduate programs in language, literature, and cultural studies.

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Latin American Student Groups

Georgetown University has a vibrant Latin American community and the Latin America-related organizations active on campus reflect that.

Apply Now for Student Fellows Program

Grants will support students in deepening their interest and understanding of the Western Hemisphere. Priority will be given to graduate students working on their capstone projects or doctoral thesis and may include travel to participate in relevant conferences, to support an internship in the region, ongoing research, capstone projects and dissertations among other things.