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Latin American Studies integrates teaching, research, and policy analysis, encouraging students to develop interdisciplinary perspectives and to work actively with faculty on research projects and conferences.

Degree Programs:

Latin American Studies at UCSD offers distinct advantages:

  • UC San Diego's program in Latin American Studies has attained national and international distinction for its excellence in teaching, research, and public service.
  • One and Two Year M.A. program.
  • Over 85 leading faculty members from 15 different departments with expertise in Latin America.
  • Each year our faculty offers approximately 100 Latin America-related courses in fifteen academic departments. 
  • Students have access to one of the largest and fastest-growing library collections on Latin America in the United States.