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In order to reduce the risk of exposure to students, staff, and faculty, and in response to the emergent COVID-19 situation, the Department of Romance Languages office will be closed beginning March 17, 2020 for the coming weeks. University updates can be found here. During this period, the Romance Languages office will provide service remotely. Email and phone messages will be checked regularly throughout the business day. Please refer to this contact list for specific questions.

Romance Languages at the UO

More than 1,100 University of Oregon students currently major or minor in French, Italian, Spanish, or Romance Languages (a major which combines advanced study in two Romance languages, now including Portuguese!) Our students explore the languages, literature and cultures of the Romance world, both modern and historical. They work on understanding, speaking, reading and writing the modern language. 

For graduate students, the Department of Romance Languages offers programs of study leading to the degree of master of arts in Romance languages, French, Italian, or Spanish and to the degree of doctor of philosophy in Romance languages.

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