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Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Semester Study Abroad

The LACS program is pleased to support students seeking study abroad opportunities.   “There is no reason to notstudy abroad. Go now, before it’s too late.” These are the closing words of an impassioned article by a Hofstra undergraduate, Christine O’Dea, that appeared in The Hofstra Chronicle.  The article expresses an important reality, that there is a growing demand for the kind of exposure to other cultures that only a sustained study-abroad program exposure can provide. Enumerating the many advantages of having studied abroad—it has made her more confident, more eloquent, more globally attuned.  We believe that study abroad is an intellectually, emotionally, and professionally enriching experience.  Latin America is replete with exciting opportunities for students to pursue a variety of studies.    

Through two partner institutions, Sol Education Abroad and Spanish Studies Abroad, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program at Hofstra University offers now the opportunity of a semester-long study abroad to any Hofstra student, from any school and major, in the following locations: 


Please contact one of the LACS co-directors, Benita Sampedro (Benita.Sampedro[at]hofstra.edu) or Brenda Elsey (Brenda.Elsey[at]hofstra.edu) for further information.


Latin American & Caribbean Studies