Romance Languages and Literatures

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M.A. Program Information

Degrees Offered

Application Requirements

  • GRE General Test
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • A recent paper in the language of the proposed field of study, as well as one in English if that is not your native language
  • A compact disc or MP3 file demonstrating competency in the propose language of study if you are a native English speaker, or in English if you are a native speaker of French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline

  • Fall: January 8 (Italian) and January 15 (French, Spanish)

The primary aim of the master’s degree program in Romance Languages and Literatures is to provide students with a comprehensive background in the literary and cultural achievements of French-, Italian- and Spanish-speaking countries from an interdisciplinary approach. The course of study is especially well-suited to those desiring contact with scholars in the field, whether for guidance or focused study. The department encourages further study for their graduates in doctoral programs at Notre Dame and elsewhere. Read more about graduate studies in Romance Languages at Notre Dame.

Program Statistics


Director of Graduate Studies
Carlos Jáuregui
Telephone: (574) 631-2536
Fax: (574) 631-3493

Financial Support

Tuition Scholarships
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