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Fordham Exchange / Universidad Iberoamericana (Exchange)
Mexico City, Mexico (Study Abroad Programs Program)
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|General Program Location:||Major City||Academic Setting:||Direct Enroll at a University|
|Provider:||Fordham Exchange||Host Institution:||Universidad Iberoamericana|
|Foreign Language Competency:||Advanced, Intermediate||Language of Instruction:||Spanish|
|Field of Study:||Fine or Applied Arts, Physical or Life Sciences, Social Sciences|
FORDHAM EXCHANGE / UNIVERSIDAD IBEROAMERICANA (EXCHANGE)Location | Program Academics | Service-Learning | Requirements | Housing
LocationThe Universidad Iberoamericana is located in Mexico City, the largest city in Mexico. Mexico City is an important center for politics, culture, education and finance. The city provides students with magnificent examples of the remains of the great Aztec Empire, the splendor of the colonial period, and an amazing cosmopolitan energy of modern Mexico. A source of national pride, modern museums of art, anthropology, history and archeology present the glories of Mexico's past.
Program AcademicsAs an exchange student, you will directly enroll in the Universidad Iberoamericana.
Programs Available in Spanish:
- You can enroll in nearly any courses offered in Ibero's 34 undergraduate programs.
- Intensive Spanish course (10 hours/week) from beginner level and above. More advanced speakers can take additional Spanish conversation and advisory courses - up to 18 hours of Spanish language instruction per week.
Programs Available in English:
- Latin American Culture Program: those with low level Spanish can combine Spanish language classes with some courses taught in English.
- General department course offerings can often be found in English - particularly in the areas of International Business, Marketing and International Relations.
Service-LearningIf you are interested in service learning, Iberoamericana has a great opportunity for exchange students called the Academic Social Engagement Program which is free of cost. This can be credit baring or a volunteer experience.
Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
The Universidad Iberoamericana highly recommends that you live with a local Mexican family. This will allow you to fully immerse yourself in the local culture, and see drastic improvement in your Spanish language skills.
If you're interested in seeing photos, and learning more about the campus, be sure to visit their "impressions" page!
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2015||06/30/2014 **||Rolling Admission||01/02/2015||06/15/2015|
|NOTE: Program dates provided are tentative. Please confirm dates with your host exchange university.|
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