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  • Known as "City of Eternal Spring"
  • Lively state capital of 900,000
  • 50 miles south of Mexico City
Tentative Dates
  • May 25 to July 8, 2010
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • Special program for 100 international students (25 students from IU)
  • Group excursions to Mexico City and Puebla
  • Optional trips to Acapulco and Taxco
  • 4 hours of class daily in Spanish language
  • 6 IUB credits in Spanish:*
    • S200 and S250 (Intermedio I)
    • S250 and S280 (Intermedio II)
    • S280 and S317 or S324 and S317(Avanzado I)
    • S308 and S317 or S315 and S317 (Avanzado II)

* Or equivalent at other IU campuses

Note: IU credit based on coursework previously completed at IU and Tec placement exam.

  • Housing and all meals in Mexican home
Additional Program Information

You may apply if you

  • are a degree candidate at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • are in at least your second full-time semester of college,
  • have completed or are enrolled in at least Spanish S150 or S105 this year,
  • have at least a "B" average in Spanish, and
  • have approximately a cumulative 2.75 GPA.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible. 
Financial Aid
How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Summer 2010: February 15, 2010

IU committee screens applications.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Summer 2010

  • Fee paid to IU: (tuition, insurance, room, meals, shuttle bus pass, trips to Mexico City and Puebla, and bus to & from Mexico City airport to Cuernavaca)
    • Indiana resident: $4,091
    • Nonresident: $4,591
  • International Airfare: $725
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

Personal expenses and weekend travel additional.

Initial prepayment of $500 due March 12, 2010.