How will you touch the world? Cultural & Development Studies in Oaxaca Mexico with ProWorld
Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and culture of Oaxaca through this life-changing program. ProWorld’s semester in Oaxaca balances academics and service in sustainable community development projects for a truly rewarding study abroad experience. Community service, field study, and excursions complement coursework with local and international professors.
Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters
Cost: Program fees include tuition and fees, project work, housing, all meals, onsite transportation, cultural/adventure activities, travel/health insurance, and 24-hour onsite staff support.Program fees can be found online on the website. Scholarships and fundraising support available.
Contact: ProWorld Headquarters, ProWorld Service Corps, 1215 Taylor Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
Tel: 877.42WORLD (US & Canada), 870.750.7202 (UK & Europe)
API in Mexico
API offers comprehensive semester, summer and year study abroad and service-learning programs in Oaxaca and Puebla, Mexico. Students in both locations can study Spanish language and Mexican culture at all levels. Students in Puebla
have the option of choosing courses in English, and direct enrollment options are also available.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.apistudyabroad.com
CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange)
CIEE offers Spanish courses in Mexico as well as other college-level courses.
Contact: 300 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101, USA; 1.800.40.STUDY or 207.553.400; www.ciee.org; email@example.com
City College of San Francisco
Summer in Oaxaca: Spanish Language and Oaxacan Culture
Students on this program attend Spanish classes at the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca, which is set on the grounds of a charming 19th century estate, while living in homestays with local families. In the mornings, students study Spanish
in small groups, and in the afternoon, can participate in a cultural workshop in subjects such as Oaxacan cooking, weaving, pottery, dance or Mexican cinema or music. Credit is awarded by City College of San Francisco for a Spanish
conversation courses at beginning or intermediate levels, and for more advanced students, a Spanish Literature course is offered.
Contact: Study Abroad Programs Coordinator, 50 Phelan Avenue, Box C212, San Francisco CA, 94112; Tel. 415-239-3778; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ccsf.edu/studyabroad
C.V. Starr-Middlebury College School in Latin America
The C.V. Starr-Middlebury Schools Abroad, in conjunction with SUNY Plattsburgh, first opened in Latin America in 2002 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay. In 2004, sites in Belo Horizonte and Niterói, Brazil
and in Guadalajara, Mexico were added. Students also have the opportunity to study in Tucumán, Argentina, and Xalapa, Mexico, bringing available options in the School in Latin America to seven sites in four countries.
Global Student Experience Study Abroad Programs
GSE at University of Guadalajara in Mexico
University of Guadalajara programs are offered during the summer, semester, and full academic year.
All courses are instructed in Spanish and are open to all levels of Spanish-speakers. GSE programs are all-inclusive
and the program fee covers housing, tuition and transcripts, mobile phone, Onsite Program Director, and pre-departure
and post-participation support. Minimum 18 years of age and 2.5 GPA.
Contact: Info@GSEabroad.com, www.GSEabroad.com
Humboldt State University
Parras Summer Program
Hands on appropriate technology and spanish summer program in the beautiful desert oasis of Parras, Nothern Mexico. The 10-week, 16 semester unit program is taught at all levels of spanish and the appropriate technology courses
will be in English.
Contact: email@example.com, www.appropedia.org/index.php?title=Parras_Invitation
Mexico: Leadership for Social Change at Huehuecoyotl
Study abroad and experience ancient communities and cutting-edge technologies of Mexico, while you
learn the skills needed to bring a group together around a common vision and effect positive change toward
sustainability. Through a skills-in-action learning project, students assess the needs of the emerging ecovillage at
Huehuecoyotl, or the adjacent town and forest, to design and complete a community service project that will benefit
the environment and imporve living conditions for those who live in the area. Working in small groups under the
guidance of expert faculty, students practice the skills and stories that make responsible leaders effective in
formulating and carrying out a successful vision for a sustainable future. In addition, you will be
introduced to the values, history and native traditions of both the ecovillage and the surrounding towns in the
magical Tepoztecan mountain region of central Mexico, a treasure of traditional local culture dating back to
pre-colonial times. Optional Spanish language classes are available and there are ample opportunities to build your
language skills and explore local arts and culture in the museums, cafes, shops, gathering places and open air markets
of neighboring towns.
Contact: Director of Admissions, 284 N. Pleasant Street, Suite 1, Amherst, MA 01002 USA; (888) 515-7333; www.livingroutes.org.
MexArt in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
College Spring/Summer Terms for Credit
Students 18 and up earn 3 college credits for one month intensive Spanish language study. Housing at MexArt's Casa Crayola, course tuition, and travel guidance included.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.gomexart.com.
University Studies Abroad Consortium
Puebla, Mexico: Spanish, Latin American & Sociology/Health Studies
In Puebla, see colonial architecture and experience regional culinary traditions. On the Universidad Iberoamericana campus, participate in numerous activities to balance your USAC customized studies.
Contact: USAC, usac.unr.edu