The mission of CLAS Berkeley

The UC Berkeley campanile, Sather Tower.The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at UC Berkeley is a National Resource Center dedicated to promoting research and community awareness about issues affecting Latin America.

The Center works to:

  • host public events that bring leading scholars, policymakers and social leaders to the Berkeley community;
  • support faculty and student research;
  • bring information about Latin America to a wider audience through our website and publications;
  • build networks among Latin Americanist scholars, students and practitioners.

For more information about our program, please see our brochure.