Department of Portuguese

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The Department of Portuguese, renamed Department of Portuguese and Lusophone Studies,as per the resolution of the Academic Council on 19th increasing interdisciplinary and encouraging a global exposure of its students to academic and cultural activities. The Department of Portuguese and Lusophone Studies at Goa University is an unique Department in the whole of Asia being autonomous and the only Department in the entire Indian Subcontinent offering M.A. in Portuguese Culture and Literature. From 2013-2014 it is also offering M.Phil in Portuguese.

The department offers post graduate course in Portuguese and also offers opportunities for doctoral research leading to Ph.D. in Portuguese. 


Courses Offered

M.A. in Portuguese

Ph.D in Portuguese

Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma Courses
• Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese I (A1)
• Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese II (A2)
• Diploma of Proficiency in Portuguese (B1)
• Advanced Diploma of Proficiency in Portuguese (B2)

Duration of each Diploma Course : One year

Note: Minimum qualification for Certificate and Diploma courses mentioned above is XIIth Standard Pass.


Courses Offered

M.A. in Portuguese(Syllabus), Ph.D in Portuguese

Faculties and Specialisation

M.A., B.Ed., Ph.D.(Mumbai University), Cert. in Italian, (Medieval, Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Indian Poetics, Translation & Mass Media and Journalism)
Visiting Lecturer ( Temporary )
M.A. in Portuguese and French Studies(University of Aveiro) and M.Phil. in Interdisciplinary Potuguese Studies(Teaching Portuguese as Foreign Language, Portuguese Literature and Linguistics)