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Explore Your Passion

At Boston University, we offer top-notch doctoral and terminal MA programs in both French Language & Literature and Hispanic Language & Literatures, taught by a distinguished faculty. Our programs provide rigorous training in the literature, culture, and film of the Francophone and Hispanophone worlds.

How to Apply

Frequently Asked Questions


  • General questions Boston University/Graduate School of Arts & Sciences admissions practices and policies are best directed to the GRS Admissions Office.
  • For technical assistance with the application itself, please reach out to Applicant Support:
  • For Academic and program related questions, you are welcome to contact the Romance Studies Director of Graduate Studies, Prof. James Iffland.

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Graduate Administrative Contacts

James Iffland

James Iffland

Director of Graduate Studies, Professor of Spanish & Latin American Studies, Pardee School of Global Studies