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Spanish/Portuguese Languages and Literatures

Program Code:     SPAP
Degree: M.A. and Ph.D.
School:  Arts/Humanities
   
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
  Transcript(s)*
  TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
   
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (3)**
  Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  Writing Sample***
  Interview may be required (in person/by phone)
   
Application Deadlines: January 10 (Fall domestic/international) (preferred)
  January 17 (Fall domestic/international) (final)
   
Contact Program: sllc.umd.edu/spanish/graduate
Diversity Statement: The Program in Spanish/Portugese Language and
Literatures is committed to supporting students and
ensuring a fear-free, inclusive space where all students
can thrive. The department recognizes non-binary gender
identifications, as well as the difference between assigned
biological sex and gender expression. It encourages
students, faculty, and staff to share and honor
preferred pronouns and names.

*Minimum 12 credits upper level literature/culture courses. 

*The letters of recommendation must be in English or notarized translation.

***A research paper written in Spanish, uploaded to the Upload Requirements section of the application.