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Latin American Studies

English / Portuguese /  Spanish


September - February 


1 year



The programme explores the most current social, political, linguistic and cultural developments shaping Latin America today. It is multidisciplinary in nature, including disciplines such as modern history, literature and linguistics, and maintains close contacts with academic institutions and universities in Latin America. A research trip to Latin America gives you the chance to immerse yourself in one of the region’s languages and cultures.


Positions within cultural organisations, education, translation, tourism, documentation, development cooperation, embassies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and non-profit organisations focusing on Latin America.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A bachelor’s degree in Latin American Studies or knowledge, understanding and skills comparable to those acquired upon graduating from a similar programme. Sufficient command of the language of instruction is 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.