Romance Languages and Literatures

Our Department of Romance Languages and Literatures promotes the study of languages, literatures and cultures, as it instills in the students intellectual curiosity and the understanding of self in relation to the world. We foster a vibrant global environment enriched by the linguistic, literary, cultural and artistic expressions from different continents.

Students learn critical skills and creative thinking; abilities that may be used in a variety of career paths. Numerous undergraduate majors have received Fulbright scholarships and other significant awards upon graduation. Graduates of our Hispanic Studies graduate program are regularly accepted to some of the most prestigious doctoral programs in the country. 

Undergraduate, 5-Year & Graduate Offerings:

Hispanic Button
French Studies Navigation Button
Italian Studies Button
Portuguese Button

Why Study Humanities?

Department of Romance Languages & Literatures

St. Augustine Center, 303
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Faculty Highlights: