May Term 2018 (May 5 - June 2)
Program Costs (approximate):
Program Fee: $3250
: December 15
Scholarship Deadline: December 15
o Participate in volunteering or internships.
o Improve language skills at all proficiency levels.
o Live with a Mexican family.
o Program travels to Mexico City, Teotihuacán (archaeological site), Cholula, Cuetzalan, and Oaxaca.
o In Mexico City, we will visit Frida Kahlo’s Blue house, Teotihuacán Aztec complex, Basilica de la Virgen de Guadalupe, Palacio Nacional de Bellas Artes; Zócalo Square and Cathedral; Chapultepec Museum of National History; National Museum of Anthropology; Coyoacán neighborhood; and Water Gardens of Xochimilco.
Internships and volunteer opportunities ~ Gain work experience and cultural exposure through internships and volunteer opportunities. UPAEP staff will assist students seeking placements. Internships depend on availability, a student’s background and skills, and language abilities. Internships must be approved and supervised by the academic department of a student’s major.
Only an hour away from Mexico City, Puebla is one of the five most important Spanish colonial cities in Mexico. The city was founded in 1531, and due to its history and architectural styles ranging from Renaissance to Mexican Baroque, the city was named a World Heritage Site in 1987. The city is also famous for its outstanding restaurants and eclectic gourmet scene.
Introduce students, through an interdisciplinary curriculum, excursions, activities and a service component, to Mexican
life and culture.
Allow students to gain knowledge of Mexico’s rich indigenous and Spanish history.
Discover both traditional Mexico and its contemporary political, economic, social and cultural challenges.
Develop Spanish language skills with an emphasis on intercultural communicative competencebreakfast and dinner), seven days a week, while the UPAEP program is in session. Normally one Hope student lives in a home and may share a double room with another international student. If available, they each have a single room.
Computer, Internet & Library access
UPAEP has a computer lab available for students studying within the university.
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