The two-year interdisciplinary research master in Latin American Studies addresses cutting-edge debates on the social and cultural issues in present-day Latin America and the Caribbean region.
An interdisciplinary approach
Leiden University's Master's in Latin American Studies (Research) is your opportunity to explore the social, cultural, and historical narratives shaping present-day Latin America.
Taught by international researchers, this multidisciplinary programme centres around the theme 'Latin American Modernities: Resistance, Revival and Change'.
Focus on one of three specialist areas
Explore the different forms of modernity in Latin America within one of three areas: culture and identity, state-society relations, and literature, arts and media. A comparative, area studies approach to learning provides a broader, global context to all issues.
Field research in Latin America
This programme attracts talented students and staff from around the world. Small classes ensure you get the most from in-class discussions and direct contact with your international peers and lecturers.
An important focus of this programme is developing your ability to conduct high-quality scientific research, including field research in a Latin American country. A substantial part of the programme is taught in Spanish, developing your proficiency in the Spanish language.
Admission and Application
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