- Located in Cholula, UDLAP is one of the most beautiful and prestigious private universities in Mexico. It has a diverse and multi-cultural community that provides international students with many on-campus activities. Their Summer and Special programs are specially designed for students who want to experience and discover Mexico while studying and enjoying everything the campus has to offer.
- The following programs are offered:
- Spanish Immersion Program (SIP): This is an integral program to study and learn Spanish. SIP has a combination of high-quality academic coursework and recreational activities that provide students with a total immersion experience in Mexican culture.
- Summer Academic Program (SAP): This is an interdisciplinary and specialized program that allows students to choose from a wide range of subjects to match their academic interests, such as business and economics, social sciences, arts, and humanities. The program includes two courses taught in English or Spanish with recreational activities and trips that constitute a complete summer program.
- Business Internship Program (BIP)**: This program allows students to take academic courses in the business area in their first month and also develop an internship project in the second month during the summer. This combination allows students to gain a global focus on how business is done in Mexico. (**Please consult with both your Learning Abroad Coordinator and your Academic Advisor to determine if you can receive credit for an internship.)
- Culinary Arts Program (CAP): This program introduces students to the traditional taste and flavor of Mexican food through cooking and culture lessons, combining visits to hotels, restaurants, and sites related to culinray arts. Puebla is one of top culinary places to be in Mexico!
- Health Internship Program (HIP)**: This program helps students to understand the Mexican health care system and culture, increase their knowledge about Mexican medicine and its terminology, and apply their knowledge in hospitals or communities located in the state of Puebla. (**Please consult with both your Learning Abroad Coordinator and your Academic Advisor to determine if you can receive credit for an internship.)
- UDLAP is located in the heart of Mexico, in one of the most historic cities of Latin America: Cholula. This 2500-year-old sacred city is famous because it houses the great pyramid of Cholula. It combines the modern and traditional aspects of Mexico, attracting tourists from all over the world year-round.
- Summer School Information (Click on the Homepage link above)
APPLYING TO AN AFFILIATE PROGRAM
- Complete Learning Abroad 101. This is a short information session about programs, applications, financial aid, and scholarships. You can complete Learning Abroad 101 in-person or online.
- Submit your Applications. You will submit TWO Applications for this Program. These Applications can be completed at the same time.
- U of U Application- Click Apply Now at the top of your screen to get started and submit the Initial Payment.
- Affiliate Application- Click on the Homepage link above to find your Affiliate Application. Contact the Affiliate if you have questions.
- Commit to your U of U Application. You will receive an acceptance email to your Umail account. Log into your U of U Application and Commit to your Program within 3 business days of acceptance!
- Upload your Affiliate Acceptance Letter. When you receive your acceptance letter from the Affiliate, upload a copy in your U of U Application.
- Complete the Post-Decision Steps. Finish the Post-Decision steps in your U of U Application by the deadlines provided.
ACADEMICS & ACCOMMODATION
- Courses and accommodation are organized by the Affiliate program: (Click on the Homepage link above)
- Credits earned through a U of U Affiliate Program will be transfer credits
- See the Learning Abroad Handbook, for information about Course Pre-Approval for transfer credits
- Participants are required to maintain full-time status (the equivalent of 12 U.S. American Credits) at the University of Utah (fall and spring semesters ONLY)
- Find TENTATIVE program dates above
- Participants are responsible for arranging travel to and from the host country for most programs
- Participants should wait to purchase airfare until they have been officially instructed by the Faculty Director, Program Provider, and/or Host University
- Participants should compare the program dates to the University of Utah academic calendar
LEARNING ABROAD BADGES
In addition to taking classes, students enrich their time abroad by participating in Learning Abroad Badge opportunities such as, Career Development, Language Immersion, Research Experience, and Community Engagement:
The Learning Abroad Badges listed in the Fact Sheet above are included in this program. Some programs offer opportunities to earn additional Learning Abroad Badges through independent options. Students interested in earning multiple Learning Abroad Badges can participate in the Global U Program and receive special recognition at graduation.
- Scholarships and Financial Aid may be available! Visit our Financial Aid and Scholarships page for more information!
- Information about Program Costs, Billing timelines & Due Dates are available to help you plan. Budget Sheets are also available for the following terms: Fall, Academic Year, Calendar Year, Spring, and Summer. Additional fees may apply for global internships activities. Contact your Learning Abroad Coordinator for more information.
- Affiliate Program Fees (non-billable) are established by the Affiliate and are in addition to any fees paid to the University of Utah. These fees are paid in lieu of University of Utah on-campus tuition and housing costs. Click on the homepage link above for more information on Affiliate fees and inclusions.
- Read the full Withdrawal Penalty Policy BEFORE applying.
- Program advising is available through our Learning Abroad Coordinators.
- You will automatically be assigned to a Coordinator when you start your U of U Application. Coordinators are assigned based on your major.
- You must complete Learning Abroad 101 before meeting with a Coordinator.
LEARNING ABROAD HANDBOOK
Interested in learning more about the academic, financial, and logistical aspects of our Programs? The Learning Abroad Handbook
outlines the University of Utah's financial, disciplinary, administrative, academic, and logistical expectations. You’ll find videos, tips, and resources that help you make the most of your experience before, during, and after your Program.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
It is your responsibility to read, understand, and adhere to the terms and conditions of your Program. Terms and conditions are outlined in the Learning Abroad Handbook, Learning Abroad website, and in your Program Application. Terms and conditions may also be communicated to you through digital, verbal, and hard copy communication. Contact Learning Abroad with any questions or concerns.