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Study Abroad in Mexico

GSE study abroad programs in Mexico are offered to students during each summer, semester and academic year in Guadalajara, Mexico through University of Guadalajara (UG).  

At the UG, students can enroll in transferable courses taught in Spanish.   In addition to enrollment at the university, all GSE programs in Guadalajara include housing in apartments, excursions throughout Central America, health insurance (mandatory enrollment for an additional fee), cultural events, cell phone, onsite director, and more!

Learn Spanish and Explore the Culture of Mexico

Sometimes referred to as the “Pearl of the West,” Guadalajara is the capital of the state of Jalisco and the second-largest city in Mexico. This metropolitan city fuses elements from a historic colonial past and a promising modern present. The city exudes cultural riches to natives and tourist alike, and is famous for introducing the world to tequila, the “Mexican Hat Dance,” and mariachi music. The people of Guadalajara not only take pride in their distinguished architecture, savory foods, and enchanting folklore, but also celebrate a legendary nightlife. Whether enjoying a fútbol game among friends or strolling along the streets of an open-air artisan market, Guadalajara offers a truly unique Global Student Experience.

Facts About Mexico:
Population: 109,955,400
Religion: Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3% (Pentecostal 1.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%, other 3.8%), other 0.3%, unspecified 13.8%, none 3.1%
Government Type: Federal Republic
Terrain: high, rugged mountains; low coastal plains; high plateaus; desert
Neighboring Nations: Belize, Guatemala, and the United States of America

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