Linguistics and Literature Program By Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru |Top Universities
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  • Study Level Bachelors
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  • Course Intensity Full Time
Linguistics and literature share as the subject matter the manifestations of the language as a representation and expression system. Based on this, linguistics is involved in analyzing the language structure, studying its historical evolution and observing the relations between language and society. Literature is involved in the creative mechanisms that allow the usage of the language having  an aesthetic goal, the formation of discursive traditions and the social place of the literary work.
Based on this Peruvian cultural and linguistic particularity, the program focuses, on the one hand, on the study of Spanish language (specifically Peruvian Spanish) as well as Andean and Amazonian, and on the other hand, on the study of literary theory and the Hispanic American and Peruvian literature from  colonial times, 19th century and contemporary times.

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The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is the oldest private university in Peru, founded in 1917 by the priest Jorge Dintilhac. It reaches its centenary, occupying the first place in the national sphere and one of the first positions in Latin America.

This positioning is a recognition of the quality of its teaching, research, social responsibility, contribution to culture, and undeniable academic and institutional leadership, possible thanks to the permanent effort of our entire university community.

The PUCP offers 52 majors spread over our 16 faculties. In addition, have a Business School called Centrum PUCP where a large amount of valuable postgraduate programs are taught.

The PUCP offers to its entire community and foreign students the possibility of internationalizing their university and research experiences through its programs and agreements with educational institutions in different countries.

The PUCP's goal is to promote research activities to generate new knowledge, technological development and provide solutions to problems and questions of a scientific nature. For this reason, it promotes quality research at all levels of academic training, from general studies to postgraduate studies. It has more than 22 research centers and laboratories.

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