Introduction: 本系成立於民國51年，為國內成立歷史最悠久的西班牙語文學系。西語系自民國73年起，與哥斯大黎加大學、西班牙拿瓦拉大學、墨西哥自治大學，民國88年更處觸及到南美洲及智利大學地結為姊妹校。面對全球化時代的趨勢，西語系於95年成立碩士班，旨在藉由對西語國家文化研究，加強對此一區域之認識，經由深層文化之相互探討，提升我政府與民間和這些國家之互動，強化彼此交流。因此本所將以學生交換、文化交流帶動人才培養，期望透過豐沛之語言人才資源，圓滿落實我國與西語國家世界之文化交流。 The Department of Spanish, established in 1962, is the oldest of its kind in the Republic of China. In 1992, it became part of College of Foreign Languages and Literature. Its main objective is to teach Spanish and the culture of Spanish-speaking countries, so its graduates can communicate in Spanish, teach Spanish, and take important roles in the relations between Taiwan, R. O. C. and Spanish-speaking countries.To achieve its objectives, the B.A. and M.A. programs have designed a curriculum with subjects ranging from philology to culture, and organized various activities to help students practices Spanish and experience the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries.The most outstanding features of this Department are its international orientation, its exchange programs with foreign universities, its dynamism in the organization of national and international events, and its forward-looking vision.At present, the Department of Spanish provides the B.A. and M.A. degrees.