Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Latin America

Georgetown has deep and longstanding ties to Latin America through its research, teaching, and outreach activities.

The university's Center for Latin American Studies in the School of Foreign Service is a leader in the study of the region. The Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) and the Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas (CAROLA) at the Law Center are among the other hubs of Latin America-related activity on campus. Georgetown's Latin American Board supports the university's engagement in the region. Georgetown's Washington, D.C., location provides proximity to institutions engaged around the future of Latin America, including the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Development Bank. The university is also home to a vibrant Latin American community of students, faculty, and staff, and it hosts activities and events dedicated to Latin American culture. For more detailed information on Georgetown's activities in the region, visit the Georgetown and Latin America website.

Americas Initiative

The Georgetown College sponsors this initiative for faculty. Participants aim to promote multidisciplinary scholarship and conversation around the topics of migration, diversity, and identity in the United States and the Western Hemisphere.

Center for Intercultural Education and Development

Established in 1981, the Center for Intercultural Education and Development delivers exchange and training programs in international development and public diplomacy.

Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas

The Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas is a research institution at the Law Center focused on Latin American law and policy.

Certificate in Latin American Studies

Community-Based Learning Abroad

Department of Pediatrics Global Health Track Residency

Education and Social Justice Summer Research Fellowship

GU Impacts Fellowship Program

Georgetown Alumni Club of Brazil

Georgetown Alumni Club of Colombia

Georgetown Alumni Club of Mexico City

Georgetown Alumni Club of Panama

Georgetown Alumni Club of Peru

Georgetown Alumni Club of Venezuela

Global Career Treks

Global Competitiveness Leadership Program

Global Executive MBA - ESADE

Global Health Practical Experience Abroad

Global Medical Brigades


Graduate and Faculty Exchange in Bogotá, Colombia - Javeriana University

Guantanamo Observers Program

Innovation and Leadership in Government Program

J.D./M.A. in Latin American Studies

LatAm Council

Latin American Student Association

M.A. in Development Management and Policy - National University of General San Martín

M.A. in Latin American Studies

M.A. in Latin American Studies/Ph.D. in Government

M.S. in Global Health Program Field Research

M.S. in Spanish Linguistics

M.S. in Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies

MBA Exchange: IAE Business School

MBA Global Business Experience

Magis Immersion Experience in El Salvador

Magis Immersion Experience in Peru

Magis Jamaica Alternative Break

Magis: Kino Border Immersion

Major in French

Major in Portuguese

Major in Spanish

Major in Spanish and Portuguese Studies

McCourt Policy in Practice

Minor in Portuguese

Minor in Spanish

Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics

Ph.D. in Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies

Religion and Development: Country-Level Mapping

School of Medicine International Electives

Study Abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina - Council on International Educational Exchange

Study Abroad in Santiago, Chile - Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University

Study Abroad in Sao Paulo, Brazil - CET Academic Programs

Summer in Bogota, Colombia: Human Rights and Conflict Resolution - Universidad de los Andes

Summer in Buenos Aires, Argentina - Translational Health Science Internship, Office of Global Education

Summer in Santiago, Chile: Political Economy, Government, Human Rights and Cultural Studies - Alberto Hurtado University

Summer in Sao Paulo, Brazil - PUC-SP