“According to José Luís Carneiro, Portugal’s secretary of state for Portuguese communities abroad, ‘By 2060, the Portuguese language is predicted to be spoken by 380 million people, and by the end of the century that number could increase to 500 million Portuguese speakers worldwide.’”
Lusophone influence is present in Europe, South America, Africa, Asia, and right here in Boston with large populations of Brazilians and Portuguese.
The Portuguese language and literature has seen a rise in popular, even in China!
If you already speak a Romance language, such as Spanish, French, or Italian, then you will have an advantage learning Portuguese.
Type of Program
- Undergraduate Minor