About Us

Mission Statement

The Center for Latin American Studies supports research and teaching on Latin America by the faculty and students of Stanford in all fields of study.

This program provides grants to establish, strengthen, and operate language and area or international studies.

CLAS has a rich tradition of rigorous academic programs, research and fellowship opportunities, and public events and outreach. 

Support from CLAS alumni and friends helps ensure our continued leadership in the field of Latin American Studies.