IFSA: Merida - Medical Spanish and Public Health in the Yucatan

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad's Medical Spanish and Public Health in the Yucatán summer program! Are you interested in health sciences? Would you like to learn Spanish to use in a healthcare setting? Clinical observations in urb... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.7
Based on 7 Reviews
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one thing that I learned was that calling the Untied States America is wrong because it is just part of he Americas. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
there are other methods of medicine other than traditional! My whole perspective of medicine changed! 100% worthwhile! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Definitely! I gained exposure, broadened perspective, respect, historical understanding and more confidence. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
August 20, 2018 Growth
I gained language skills and a more intimate knowledge of the medical system in Mexico, but I also gained more confidence and independence, making this a hugely important experience in my personal growth - Brandeis University View Entire Review
September 13, 2019 I Loved Mexico!
I learned about the Public health issues in Mexico. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was absolutely worthwhile. I got to completely immerse myself in the language. I became conversationally fluent during my time abroad, and I would not have wanted it any other way - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I obtained a lot of Spanish vocabulary. - Brandeis University View Entire Review

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad's Medical Spanish and Public Health in the Yucatán summer program! Are you interested in health sciences? Would you like to learn Spanish to use in a healthcare setting? Clinical observations in urban and rural settings turn the Yucatán into a classroom as you study health care, politics, culture, community and medical Spanish. An excursion to Cuba explores health care systems in the region.

What the Medical Spanish and Public Health in the Yucatán program has to offer

- Study the rich culture of the Yucatán and learn Spanish in one of Latin America's safest areas
- No previous Spanish language study required
- Courses taught by faculty from the renowned Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY)
- A medical Spanish course gives invaluable help to medical, social work and business majors
- Cultural events and excursions led by IFSA-Butler staff, all included in the program fee
- Four-day excursion to Cuba as part of the Contemporary Yucatán and Contemporary Issues in Public Health course.

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Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Spanish Language, Literature
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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IFSA Scholarships

Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000.

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Coincides with program deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship by completing a scholarship application. This is separate from the general IFSA-Butler program application.

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