Welcome to the website of the interdepartmental Ph.D. program in Romance Languages and Literatures at UC Berkeley!  This joint venture by the Departments of French, Italian Studies, and Spanish & Portuguese offers students a unique opportunity to work with distinguished faculty in all three departments, as they take advantage of Berkeley’s unmatched resources for comparative study of the literatures and linguistics of the Romance language family.   We welcome applications from interested and highly qualified students.  You will find a wealth of information about the program on this site; please feel free to contact us with any further questions you may have.