Portuguese is the official language of Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé and Principe. With over 200 million speakers, Portuguese is the 3rd most spoken language in the western hemisphere, and the most spoken language in the southern hemisphere. Characterized by large and well-developed agricultural, manufacturing, and service sectors, Brazil's economy is larger than all other South American countries, and Brazil is rapidly expanding its presence in world markets.
The Language Flagship sponsors a Portuguese Flagship program at the University of Georgia, in Athens, and the University of Texas, in Austin. They provide undergraduate students with pathways to professional-level proficiency in Portuguese alongside the academic major of their choice. Read more below about the Portuguese Flagship program and start your journey towards becoming a global professional today!