Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Centers and Programs

For information on our Academic Programs leading to the BA, MA, and PhD, visit Student Programs.


Mexican Center

Ariel Dulitzky lecture at LLILAS, Spring 2011

The Mexican Center of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies was established in 1980 to promote greater knowledge and understanding of Mexico and to coordinate the advancement of Mexican studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

Brazil Center

The Brazil Center's mission is to support Brazilian studies across academic disciplines at the University of Texas, to promote collaborative research and exchange between Texas and Brazil, and to raise awareness of Brazil and its culture through community outreach.

Center for Indigenous Languages of Latin America (CILLA)

The Center for Indigenous Languages of Latin America (CILLA) was established to contribute to knowledge about the indigenous languages of Latin America, to promote their maintenance, and to coordinate teaching programs in and about indigenous languages. 


Argentine Studies Program

The three main goals of the Argentine Studies Program are to support and promote the scholarly work of UT faculty and students specializing in Argentina; to enhance Argentina's visibility at the University of Texas at Austin; and to foster linkages between UT scholars and those throughout the Americas who are working on Argentina.


Former programs at LLILAS include Conservation in Indigenous Lands in the Western Amazon (CILWA), Center for Latin American Social Policy (CLASPO), and a variety of Brazil-related programs.


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