The study of Spanish at Grinnell is an interdisciplinary immersion in Spanish-speaking cultures worldwide. You’ll live the language in class, at weekly tables and labs and special events, talk with visiting guests and scholars, and enjoy study-abroad and internship opportunities in Latin America and Spain. Related concentrations include Latin American studies, global development, linguistics, and Western European studies. Majors often pursue advanced degrees or careers in public health, social work, international relations, law, or bilingual education.



Yesenia Ayala '18 is the winner of the Helena Percas de Ponseti Senior Award for the Academic Year 2017-2018. This award recognizes the quality of Yesenia's academic record as well as her commitment to the department's program.