Spanish Language Travel Scholarship available  

Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP)
Description:

UDLAP is located in the heart of Mexico, in one of the most historic cities of Latin America: Cholula. This 2500 year old sacred city is famous because it houses the great pyramid of Cholula. It combines the modern and traditional aspects of Mexico, attracting tourists from all over the world year-round. Did you know Cholula´s pyramid is considered the largest man-made pyramid by volume in the world?

UDLAP at a glance

• Founded in 1940

• Internationally accredited degrees

• More than 70 academic programs

• 7200 students from more than 30 countries

• 1300+ academic and non-academic staff

• Average class size: 20

• Controlled access on-campus housing

• Ideal location

• Great variety of cultural and sport activities

• Beautiful 130-acre Campus

City: Puebla
Website:

http://www.udlap.mx/

Academic Calendar

Approximate semester dates: Semester 1 (Fall): August-December
Semester 2 (Spring): January-May
Language of instruction: Spanish, English
Full time load equivalent: 24 Units (4 courses) per semester
Fields of Study Available:

SPRING 2017 UNDERGRADUATE COURSES IN ENGLISH
FALL 2016 UNDERGRADUATE COURSES IN ENGLISH

  • Anthropology
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Tourism

FALL 2016 POSTGRADUATE COURSES IN ENGLISH

Additional mainstream courses are available, however taught in Spanish. You must be at least a B2 level language student to take mainstream courses in Spanish.


Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:  Cannot take a full time load of Spanish langauge courses. Some courses will have to come from another discipline.
Approximate living expenses:

5,000-7,000 pesos per month

Cost of Living Breakdown
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Additional information:

Fact sheet

Exchange Student Guidebook

Pictures

Virtual Visit 

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Accommodation: UDLAP offers both on campus and off campus accommodation services.  On-Campus: once accepted to UDLAP you will receive on-campus accommodation application and deadline information for the residential colleges. Click here for more info.
Off-Campus: Please refer to the Student's Guide on the UDLAP website or this link.

Spanish Language: Depending on your on-line Spanish test, students may be able to take courses offered by the Language Department.  These courses are not always open, pending class sizes. 

Insurance: Students must have health insurance that covers repatriation and emergency evacuation, but they are not required to take UDLAP's insurance.  They must submit via email the insurance policy from their insurance provider to prove they are insured. 

Safety: UDLAP has a 24 hour security system with professional security staff working 24/7. The campus is a closed access zone with CCTV monitoring to ensure the safety of students. While at UDLAP, students can feel safe and relaxed in the dormitories, gardens, classrooms and all service areas.

GET INVOLVED:
Cultural, Sports & Artistic workshops
Weekend travel opportunities
Student clubs & associations

Let us show you the UDLAP experience (here you will find student testimonials):

UDLAP´s Youtube channel

FUN FACTS:
- UDLAP's campus is located in one of the most historical cities in Latin America San Andres Cholula (Puebla).  A 2500 year old Mesoamerican sacred city, famous because it houses the site of the great pyramid of Cholula, the largest man-made pyramid and monument by volume in the world. 
- UDLAP is a private university with both a national and international reputation. 

TRAVEL ADVICE:
The USA travel advisory for Mexican states
and the Australian travel advice site
and local Mexican Government information.

 

What our students say about Universidad de las Americas Puebla
Sally: UDLAP (Semester 2, 2016) Sally: UDLAP (Semester 2, 2016) B.International Studies, 3rd year
Yumiko: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2015) Yumiko: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Peace and Conflict studies and minoring in Espaņol, 3rd year
Phoebe: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 2, 2013) Phoebe: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 2, 2013) Bachelor of Arts/Law
Aleesha: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2013) Aleesha: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2013) Bachelor of International Studies
Gabrielle: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 2, 2011) Gabrielle: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 2, 2011) Bachelor of Arts/Laws
Felicity: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 2, 2011) Felicity: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 2, 2011) Bachelor of Arts
Laura: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2011) Laura: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2011) Bachelor of Arts
Ashley: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2011) Ashley: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2011) Bachelor of Arts
Josephine: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1 and 2, 2010) Josephine: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1 and 2, 2010) Bachelor of Business Management/Arts
Bernard: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2010) Bernard: Universidad de las Americas (Semester 1, 2010) Bachelor of Arts
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