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Fluency begins here

Immerse yourself in the culture and language of Latin America at UW-Eau Claire. Through cultural immersion and study abroad opportunities, you will learn from the people of Latin America while becoming fluent in Spanish. Latin American Studies provides an interdisciplinary approach sure to foster valuable growth.

Here is your chance to explore and collaborate with faculty and Latin American colleagues within your discipline and beyond. You will research the culture, explore new perspectives and expose yourself to new ideas, all while gaining credits towards your degree and building life-long career skills.

students on immersion trip to Guatemala
UW-Eau Claire student in Guatemala for cultural immersion experience.

Finding Latin American culture near and

Cultural immersion programs hone your language skills and teach you more about Latin American culture than you will learn from a textbook. From a few weeks to a semester long, there is a program to fit your goals and provide great experience and memories.

Discover your Latin America
Student on immersion trip planting coffee in Guatemala

Research Latin America

Latin American Studies is an expansive interdisciplinary program providing ample opportunities for research. Whatever your interest and path, LAS provides an enriching perspective to your work.

Learn the culture
Students in Chile

Study Abroad

As a student in Latin American Studies you will experience the adventure of a lifetime while completing credits toward your degree, either through study abroad or National Student Exchange.

Find your destination

Habla en La Cabra

Are you looking for a place to practice speaking Spanish outside the classroom? Whether you are a beginner learner looking to practice those difficult conjugations or an advanced speaker, Habla en la Cabra is the perfect opportunity for you. Come join us at the Goat Coffehouse on Water Street every Thursday from 5-7pm to speak Spanish in a chill environment with fellow students and community members. Nos vemos pronto en La Cabra! 

Habla en la Cabra poster, coffee shop gatherings for speaking Spanish 

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