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Merida, Mexico

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Program Provider:
Institute For Study Abroad (IFSA)- Butler University

Duration:
  • Spring Semester (January - May)
  • Fall Semester (Mid August - Mid December)

Requirements:
  • GPA - 3.0
  • At least 4 semesters of university-level Spanish

Academics:
  • Designed for students with advanced to intermediate level of Spanish.
  • The program is operated in Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, the top public university in Mexico.
  • Students will be required to take an advanced Spanish course.
  • Students may choose to take one of two program courses: History of Mayan Culture and Civilization or History of Mexico-U.S. Relations
  • The University offers a full range of courses in the social sciences, humanities, education, business and sciences.

Field Trips
  • 4- to 5-day archaeological trip combined with snorkeling and cenote visits.
  • Day trip to Uxmal, Chichén or Ek-Balam.
  • Day trip to the Hacienda Sotuta de Peón.

Housing
  • Students will live with Mexican host families in order to further deepen your cultural immersion.
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Links:
Butler - Merida, Mexico
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