See our course catalog pdf for the 2017-18 academic year.

To find courses offered by RLL for the 2017-18 academic year on MyHarvard, visit, choose "advanced search", then select "Romance Languages & Lit" from the drop down menu for Department/Field.  You can also use keywords from a course title or the instructor's name to find a specific course offering in MyHarvard.

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures offers courses in Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, as well as in Latin American Studies, and Romance Studies. Offerings range in level from introductory language courses to graduate seminars.

RLL faculty also teach courses in other departments and programs at Harvard, including General Education, Freshman Seminars, Comparative Literature, History of Art and Architecture, Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality, and Visual and Environmental Studies. See RLL literature courses, including cross-listed classes, for Spring 2018.

Not sure which level of course you should take?  The guide below helps explain the difficulty levels of our course numbering hierarchy.

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