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Latin American Studies (Research)

English / Portuguese /  Spanish




2 year



This programme is your opportunity to explore the social, cultural, and historical narratives shaping present-day Latin America. Taught by international researchers, this interdisciplinary programme centres around the theme ‘Latin American Modernities: Resistance, Revival and Change’.


Positions at specialised state agencies, ministries, development organisations, NGOs, European companies that operate in Latin America or the Caribbean, or positions as a junior university lecturer or researcher.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A bachelor’s degree in area studies, literary studies, history and/or social sciences. Specialisation-specific knowledge and sufficient command of the language of instruction are also required.

English proficiency**

IELTS: 6.5 / TOEFL internet-based: 90

Faculty of Humanities

1 & 2

year master’s programmes


master's students


International master's students




EU/EEA student tuition fee*


Non-EU/EEA student tuition fee

* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master’s programme in The Netherlands
** English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.