UMass Boston

Centers & Institutes

The Spanish Resource Center

Founded in 2003 and located in the Healey Library, the Spanish Resource Center - Boston is a meeting place for teachers and professors of Spanish, dual language immersion program teachers, students, and open to anyone and everyone interested in the study of the Spanish language and culture. It hosts a wide range of activities in collaboration with the Department of Latin American and Iberian Studies.

The Spanish Resource Center - Boston belongs to a network of resource centers located in different universities across the United States and Canada that are sponsored by the Ministry of Education through the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain. It offers the community a specialized library and loan service, as well as being a hands on cultural focal point where workshops, seminars, conversation groups, Spanish film festivals and other educational and cultural events are offered. 

Visit the website here.

You can also visit our Facebook page or our Twitter page.

Director:  Antonio Caballero Javierre
Location:  Healey Library 6th Floor, Room 003


SCHEDULE  Spring 2022

  • Monday through Friday  3:00pm-5:00pm; Wednesday 9:00-12:00pm
  • Conversation hours: (In-person)Tuesday 3:00-4:00 pm (Zoom) Thursday 3:00-4:00 pm

The Center for Portuguese Language–Instituto Camões

The Center for Portuguese Language-Instituto Camões at UMass Boston was established in 2009 as a joint venture between the university and the Instituto Camões, Portugal’s preeminent cultural institution.

The Center for Portuguese Language-Instituto Camões, located in Healey Library (6th floor), receives and houses cultural and pedagogical materials and sponsors events and exhibitions that represent the richness and diversity of the cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world.

The center works in partnership with the Latin American and Iberian Studies Department, the home of UMass Boston’s Portuguese Language Program and of curriculum devoted to exploring the histories and cultures of Portugal and Brazil.

The center for Portuguese Language-Instituto Camões represents UMass Boston’s commitment to the diversity of its student body and curriculum and to community outreach. The university’s collaboration with the center provides an ideal opportunity to further shared goals supporting diversity, enriching the intellectual environment on campus and state-wide, enhancing the appreciation of cultural heritage, and strengthening engagement with multi-bordered local and global communities.

Visit the website here.

You can also visit our Facebook page.

Director:  Jose Da Cunha Rodrigues
Location: Healey Library 6th Floor
Telephone:  617-287-3815


  • Monday—Friday 9:00-5:00

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