Free Online Spanish Language and Culture Courses from Top Universities

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Don't pay to learn about Spanish and Latin American contemporary literature or brush up on your language skills. Try these free online courses instead.
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Free Spanish Language and Culture Courses

Here are 11 online Spanish language courses offered free by a top university, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Learn about culture, conversation, literature and writing, among other topics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

MIT's variety of Spanish language and culture courses will give you a solid start in developing your proficiency. Some courses offer access to Spanish-English dictionaries and Spanish language newspapers.

Free Online Spanish Language and Culture Courses at a Glance

CourseProgram LevelFormatAssignmentsQuizzes & ExamsDownloadable
Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic LiteratureUndergraduateExternal Reading ResourcesYesNoYes
Spanish IUndergraduate/GraduateTextbooksYesNoYes
Spanish IIUndergraduate/GraduateTextbooksYesNoYes
Spanish IIIUndergraduateTextbooksYesYesYes
Spanish IVUndergraduateExternal Reading ResourcesYesYesYes
Advanced Spanish Conversation and CompositionUndergraduateExternal Reading ResourcesYesNoYes
Spanish for Bilingual StudentsUndergraduateTextbooksYesNoYes
The New Spain: 1977-PresentUndergraduateExternal Reading ResourcesYesNoYes
Twentieth and Twentyfirst-Century Spanish American LiteratureUndergraduateExternal Reading ResourcesYesNoYes
Spanish Conversation and CompositionUndergraduateTextbooksYesNoYes
Introduction to Spanish CultureUndergraduateExternal Reading ResourcesYesNoYes

Popular Schools

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    1. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Purdue University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Communication
      • Master of Science in Communication
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management
      • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Southern New Hampshire University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MA in Communication
      • MA in Communication: New Media & Marketing
    Bachelor's
      • BA Communications w/conc in New Media
      • BA in Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication
      • Master of Arts in Government - Political Communication
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Rhetoric and Public Culture
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Strategic Communication
      • Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Indiana Wesleyan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS Human Communications
      • B.S. General Studies - Communication
      • B.S. Communications
    Associate's
      • A.S. General Studies - Communications
    Certificate
      • Undergraduate Certificate - Communications
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Penn Foster Career School

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Certificate - Spanish

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Arts in Communication

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Purdue University

  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

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Southern New Hampshire University

  • MA in Communication
  • MA in Communication: New Media & Marketing
  • BA Communications w/conc in New Media
  • BA in Communication

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Colorado State University Global

  • BS - Communication

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Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma

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Indiana Wesleyan University

  • BS Human Communications
  • A.S. General Studies - Communications
  • Undergraduate Certificate - Communications

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Penn Foster Career School

  • Certificate - Spanish

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