Located in Tucson, Arizona, just 60 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, the University of Arizona's Department of Spanish and Portuguese benefits from the intersection of people and culture that only the southwest can provide. Our department includes a wide variety of academic programs that employ unique and cutting-edge approaches to language acquisition, cultural exploration, and more. The various conferences and cultural events we sponsor expand further upon the state-of-the-art curriculum at the core of our academic offerings.