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Programs : Brochure

  • Locations: Merida, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) 
  • Program Cost:: Summer
Program Dates:
Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/26/2020 06/25/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:

Experience Mexico

KIIS MEXICOMerida, Mexico is an ideal location for students to experience a fusion of Mexican, Mayan and European culture and to explore the wonders of the Yucatán. The region boasts Chichén Itzá, named as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; Uxmal, a designation UNESCO World Heritage site; pristine beaches; and beautiful nature preserves. Students often cite the unique homestay experience as one of the hallmarks of the KIIS Merida summer program as they learn firsthand about daily life in Mexico, its institutions, social customs and cultural practices.



Summer 2020 Course Offerings:

SPAN 230 Spanish for Medical Professionals
SPAN 345 Topics: Mexican Theatre in Context
SPAN 372 Latin American Civilization and Culture
SPAN 376: Literature and Culture of Latin America

NOTE: All courses are taught in Spanish.