Social Realities In Mexico – An Integrated Approach To Latin American Culture And Development Studies

Ibero-American University

The 6-week course "Social Realities in Mexico" is an academic program meant to sharpen the students' awareness of the main development concerns and social challenges in Latin America. At the same time, the participants acquire factual, technical and theoretical knowledge to undertake those challenges, and strengthen their foundation skills through first-hand experience. The key factors of the program are an appealing balance of academic and social activities, full immersion into the Mexican culture and society, and direct contact with experts, NGOs and the local population. All program components have the quality standards of Universidad Iberoamericana (“IBERO”), one of Latin America’s highest ranked universities. Mainstays of the program: Spanish language course Thematic lectures (taught in English) Social service workshop (taught in English) Weekly visits to NGOs and integration activities with the community Thematic field trips Cultural and touristic excursions One-week study tour to southern Mexico

Details:

Location Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
Period 4 Jan 2019 - 17 Feb 2019
Level Bachelor / Undergraduate
Credits None
Program fee 3,350 USD
Accommodation fee Included in program fee
Fee extra info:
There is a $ 48 USD application fee.
Application deadline 23 October 2018
Entry requirements:
Legal age at the moment the application is submitted.
Formally enrolled at an accredited university, with good academic standing.
Having completed 1 full year or more of university studies.
Fluent English language skills. Basic Spanish language skills will be helpful.