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¡Vive, aprende, explora y conoce!

Whether you pursue a Spanish major or minor, you will live out your passion, learn through engaging classes, discover new cultures, and be inspired by your peers!

A great introduction to Valpo’s thriving Spanish language community is our blog HispaValpo, Español y Culturas Hispánicas:

Live out your passion

Immerse yourself in Hispanic cultures!

• Complement your CONHP studies with Spanish for Health Care.
• Practice every day by living in the Spanish House.
• Get involved in Latinx in Valparaiso for Excellence.
Participate in LEER, the LRC’s Spanish book exchange.
Learn about VALE – Valpo Advancing Latino Education.
Serve the local Spanish-speaking community and be recognized for your contributions through the Aprender Ayudando Spanish Service Award.

Spanish at Valpo

Take Engaging Classes

Use Spanish to communicate in dynamic and challenging classes to appreciate the cultural and linguistic richness of the Spanish-speaking world.  Through events like the Día de la poesía and publications like Letras, students present their creative literary writings in Spanish.

Business Spanish Certificate


Discover new cultures

Explore new cultures and countries — Spain, Costa Rica, Chile and Mexico— through coursework, internships and experiential learning opportunities.

Share your suggestions about the Spanish program


Be inspired

Learn more about the Spanish program through student stories, in particular how you can combine Spanish with other areas of studies.