NAU in Mexico
July 25 - August 17, 2019
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Experience Merida -- called the "white city" after its white buildings -- while studying with the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). This program will include classes, volunteer projects, and visits to important historical and cultural sites, such as the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and Hacienda Sotuta de Peon. Program experiences will immerse students in the Spanish language and focus on developing their Spanish skills in professional settings. Students will have the opportunity to interact with local professionals, as well as the local community when working on the volunteer project.
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The travel dates for this program are July 25th-August 17th, but there is required online coursework prior to traveling: July 15th - July 24th.
There are 6 NAU credit hours total available for this program (1 graded credit and 5 transfer credit)
- SPA399 (and)
- Choose between SPA 323 or SPA 423
Online Coursework July 15 - 24
Travel July 25 - August 17
July 25: Arrive in Merida
July 26: Guided tour of Merida
July 28: Guided tour of Chichen Itza
July 30 - August 3: Courses
August 3: Guided tour to Izamal
August 4: Free day
August 6 - August 10: Courses
August 9: CICY's Botanical Garden
August 10: Progreso and Dzibilchaltun
August 11: Birdwatching Tour to Sisa
August 13 - August 17: Courses
August 17: Departure
(Itinerary subject to change)
Home stay or rented apartment.
To view the costs for this program, click the "costs" link at the top of this page. This will direct you to a line-item breakdown of how much the program costs and what is included in those costs.
- Completed SPA 202 or demonstrate equivalent proficiency
- Minimum GPA of 2.5
HOW TO APPLY
To apply to this program, all you need to do is hit the "Apply Now" button found at the top of this page. Once applied, you will have your own personal study abroad page, with a checklist of items needed in order to complete your application. Once you complete your application, you will be charged a non-refundable application fee of $100.
TALK TO AN ADVISOR
If you would like to talk to an advisor about this program, you can find his/her name at the top of the brochure page. To make an appointment, or view walk-in hours for this advisor, please visit the "Talk to an Advisor" section