2016 Anderson School of Management Mexico Summer Study Abroad

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  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad
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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico will offer the Summer Mexico Study Abroad program in 2016. The program is scheduled to take place May 30-June 10th, 2016. There will likely be two or three class sessions before we ... read more

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico will offer the Summer Mexico Study Abroad program in 2016. The program is scheduled to take place May 30-June 10th, 2016. There will likely be two or three class sessions before we leave. The program will be offered in cooperation with Universidad AnĂ¡huac Mayab; this university has locations throughout Mexico including in Merida and Cancun. The program will take place in the Playa del Carmen area of the Yucatan peninsula. Universidad Mayab will coordinate site visits, classroom space, local transportation and local accommodations. Students will have the opportunity to earn 3 credits from UNM. Students will register for the summer term; the course will be listed as MGMT 490 and MGMT 597. This course will substitute for MGMT 498 for eligible BBA students. Please check with your advisor to confirm that you are eligible to take MGMT 498 in the Summer 2016 term. This is a summer course and NOT a late starting spring course. Graduate students make take the MGMT 597 version of the course for international management or elective credit. The bi-national classroom, consisting of students from UNM and from the local area, with guest speakers and site visits. It will serve as a unique educational opportunity for students wishing to learnmore about the Mexican economy and business environment. We will visit local businesses, interact with business and government leaders, and visit cultural sites. Classes will be in English; some of the tours and site visits may be in Spanish but translation will be provided. Spanish is NOT required to participate in this program. The entire program will occur in the Playa del Carmen area of the Yucatan peninsula from May 29-June 10. Students will fly into the Cancun airport. Please contact Douglas Thomas at douglasethomas@unm.edu for more information.

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Study Abroad
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  • Summer
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University of New Mexico (UNM) Scholarships

In keeping with the intentions of the UNM Board of Regents, this program is designed to increase the number of UNM students able to participate in credit-granting international programs, and to heighten international awareness and expertise among students and the public. Grantees will be encouraged to share their knowledge and experiences upon return within the university community, as well as with communities and organizations in New Mexico and beyond. In this effort, GEO seeks to identify and assist meritorious students who might otherwise not be able to afford study abroad, to assist non-traditional students and underrepresented groups, and to promote study abroad in non-traditional languages and cultural areas. Grants from GEO for undergraduate UNM students to study abroad. Approximately $1,000 for a semester or $500-800 for a short-term program.

$500-1,000

Deadlines:
Fall Semester or Academic Year: April 15 Spring Semester or Calendar Year: October 15 Summer: March 15 Spring Break: February 1 Winter Break: November 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
You are eligible to apply if you are: An undergraduate, degree-seeking UNM student; In good academic standing at UNM; Planning to participate in an approved UNM study abroad program, such as international exchange, short-term or faculty-led international course, intensive language study, independent study, international internship, service-learning program, etc; Able to demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants studying in non-English speaking countries. Grants may not be deferred; if you are awarded a grant but decide to postpone your study abroad, you will have to submit a new grant application.

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