- Improve your Spanish skills
- Earn up to 15 US university credits
- Meet new people and make friends for life
- Explore Mexico and break stereotypes
- Get out of your comfort zone
Culture and Language Abroad is a small, local program founded in 2015 by four ex-study abroad addicts that wanted to give students the best, most authentic and raw experience in Mexico possible.
You will take classes at the University of Guanajuato (up to American Credits) and Spanish classes at our study center. During the semester we organize several trips and excursions.
All study abroad students must enroll in a minimum of four courses (and up to five)at the University of Guanajuato each semester. You can choose your courses within any division based in Campus Guanajuato.
Schedule varies on course by course basis; classes are 55 minutes.
$3500 - Enrollment at the University of Guanajuato up to 5 courses
$2500 - Homestay in Guanajuato (all meals included)
$1,863 - Operations & Administration
$1345 - 3 Day trip to Mexico City and two one-day excursion to rural and indigenous communities nearby Guanajuato
$1113 - Student travel insurance, Airport pick-up/drop-off, orientation activities, welcome/goodbye dinner, etc.
Mi casa es su casa, is a very popular Mexican saying that means 'My home is your home'. Our host families go through a careful screening process to make sure they've met all the conditions required and are eager to host you.
Your homestay will provide
A private room with a bed, closet, and a desk
Your laundry washed once a week (optional)
Friendship, integration as a family member, conversation in Spanish and advice when appropriate
Our host families are all within 15 - 20 minutes walking distance (or an 8-minute bus ride) from downtown Guanajuato.
Homestays provide three meals a day, not to mention the 30+ street tacos in the City Center.