Spanish Program at a Glance

The Spanish Minor and Spanish International Minor give you the opportunity to develop language proficiency while expanding your knowledge of Hispanic cultures and literature.




Spanish Conversation Hour

¡La Peña! is the Spanish conversation group that meets for an hour every other Thursday at the HDMZ, 120A (Walker), from 5-6pm on these dates:

Fall 2017 schedule:

  • Sept. 19
  • Oct. 10
  • Oct. 17
  • Nov. 7
  • Nov. 28
  • Dec. 5

Join us in a relaxed environment to practice and improve your conversation skills. Snacks and beverages are provided. Bring a friend!

If you don’t want to miss a Peña, send an e-mail to Leyre Alegre ( and you will be added to the group. You can also follow the Facebook page La Peña - Spanish Conversation Hour at MTU and take a look at our Flickr page!

Study Abroad Program

Summer 2018 - Lima, Perú + Service Learning
Track B -- June 30 -- August 17, 2018

This program provides cultural and academic immersion in the dynamic global city of Lima, Perú, as well as a unique experiential and service learning component where students work directly with Peruvian NGOs providing for critical social needs. Students can take up to three courses (9 credits) for Michigan Tech Credit, and will supplement their academic work with excursions across Lima and Perú including museum trips, cultural activities, and travels to world famous sites like Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, and Iquitos. This program is led by Carlos Amador, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Culture Studies in the Michigan Tech Department of Humanities. For more information, please contact Dr. Amador at

Humanities Adjunct Maria Bergstrom Portrait

Maria Bergtrom

Undergraduate and Modern Languages Advisor

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Advising and Opportunities

Leyre Alegre-Figuero Portrait

Leyre Alegre-Figuero

Liaison for Spanish Minors

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