Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola with students

Associate Chair, Professor Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola with Students

Andrea Montoya- Argentina

Andrea Montoya, Argentina

Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal

Rome, Italy


Costa Rica

Costa Rica



Pão de Açúcar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Pão de Açúcar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil




With over 750 million global speakers, learning a Romance language opens doors in the global community. The communication, critical and creative thinking skills coupled with the global perspective that our program fosters, are invaluable to a variety of career paths such as business, law, education, medicine, government, the arts, and social work. Whether in Ann Arbor or Argentina, Spain, Italy or Brazil, our alumni have innumerable opportunities to make differences in the lives of others.

RLL students have the opportunity to study in diverse locations including Buenos Aires, Dakar, Rio de Janeiro, Granada, Ferrara, Paris, and many more. By providing insight into the social and intellectual life of other peoples, studying a Romance Language fosters humanistic attitudes and cultivates a spirit of tolerance and understanding.

Introducing the RLL Minor in Portuguese!

RLL hopes to offer students an advantage in the global marketplace by offering new degree options in Portuguese.

Portuguese is now an option for the RLL Major!

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