CIEE: Guanajuato - Liberal Arts

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Expand your Spanish skills exponentially and immerse yourself in local culture in one of Mexico’s most beloved cities: Guanajuato. Through homestays, direct enrollment at a prestigious local university, community service opportunities, and a host ... read more

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I learned a lot of history from a Mexican perspective. It was absolutely worthwhile. I also just learned lots of things from my peers. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I just gained an appreciation for a different style of life (relaxed) that i'm trying to incorporate into life here now. - Hope College View Entire Review
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- Rice University View Entire Review
Spanish skills. Connections. Definitely worthwhile. - Berea College View Entire Review
I just gained an appreciation for a different style of life (relaxed) that i'm trying to incorporate into life here now. - Hope College View Entire Review

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Expand your Spanish skills exponentially and immerse yourself in local culture in one of Mexico’s most beloved cities: Guanajuato. Through homestays, direct enrollment at a prestigious local university, community service opportunities, and a host of cultural activities and excursions, studying abroad in Mexico offers you an exciting intercultural experience and unique insight into Mexican art, language, literature, and history.

Study abroad in Guanajuato and you'll:
- Enroll in courses alongside Mexican students at the local university
- Take specially designed, socially oriented CIEE courses in migration, literature of the revolution, Mexican history, and language
- Explore the charming and vibrant colonial city of Guanajuato, with its many galleries, alleyways, and cafés—and come to know local life through a homestay

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.75
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$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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CIEE offers substantial grants for students who choose our innovative Open Campus Block program. Available at 13 CIEE Global Institutes around the globe, Open Campus invites students across majors to study in up to three international locations in one semester.

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To increase access to study abroad by more students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI), CIEE will cover 100% of program fees and travel costs for 10 students from 10 different MSIs to participate in an intensive 4-week, 3-credit summer study abroad program. To become a Frederick Douglass Global Fellow, students must be nominated and receive letters of recommendation.

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$2,000 for semester, $1,000 for internship, $500 for summer

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Travel costs to and from study abroad or internship program. Pell-eligible; first-come, first-served.

$1,000

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Students who enroll in more than one four-week session receive a 20% discount off each additional session.

20% discount

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Deduction off of non‑consecutive in‑person terms for CIEE alumni or sibling of alumni.

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Qualifying programs: CIEE summer, semester, or year-long programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Please check the home page of your program of interest to see what awards are offered for that program.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Federal Pell Grant-eligible students can receive a GAIN Travel Grant up to $1,000 when they complete their CIEE Scholarships and Grants application by our published deadlines. Gilman Scholarship applicants can receive a CIEE Go Global Grant AND a GAIN Travel Grant totally up to $4,000!

Up to $1,000 per student

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CIEE offers substantial grants for students who choose our innovative Open Campus Block program. Available at 13 CIEE Global Institutes around the globe, Open Campus invites students across majors to study in up to three international locations in one semester.

Up to $3,000 per student

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Qualified applicants not chosen for a full fellowship are guaranteed a $1,500 program grant and possible university match, $3,000***

$1,500 per student

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