Cuernavaca, Mexico












Summer 2018

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You will be enrolled in six credit hours of Georgia Southern credit and will do a series of assignments, both orally and in writing, for your Georgia Southern professor. Additionally, as part of your immersion experience, each morning, MondayFriday, in small groups, you will spend four hours practicing your language skills with native speakers who are trained in teaching their language to foreigners.


CUAUHNÁHUAC INSTITUTO DE LENGUAS & CULTURA (established as Cuauhnáhuac Escuela Cuernavaca Instituto Colectivo de Lengua y Cultura, S.C.) is a Spanish language and Mexican culture study abroad program located in Cuernavaca, México. The Institute was founded in 1972 and is dedicated to providing a variety of intensive and flexible programs for those interested in acquiring functional fluency in Spanish while learning about Mexican culture.

  • Taxco
  • Mexico City (Centro Histórico) & Teotihuacán Pyramids
  • Mexico City (National Museum of History, National Museum of Anthropology, and Ballet Folcklorico)
  • Cuernavaca Downtown Tour
Program Fees:  $1,900 (approx.)  Paid directly to the language institute in Cuauhnáhuac


      • 4 weeks of intensive language training
      • Housing with a Mexican family
      • Three meals a day
      • Excursions
      • Shuttle between MEX Airport and Cuernavaca
      • International health insurance (required by Georgia Southern)

Does Not Include:

      • Georgia Southern Tuition and Fees ($1435.20)
      • Airfare (approx. $700)
      • Laundry (approx.  $50)
      • Incidental expenses (public transportation, snacks, etc.)
      • Souvenirs
      • Excursions
Credit Hours
  • Undergraduate students: Six undergraduate credit hours of Spanish at your level: Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced.
  • Graduate Students: Three graduate credit hours of Spanish.
Academic Eligibility
  • 2.0 Cumulative GPA
  • Commitment to speak Spanish during the program
Financial Aid

Many forms of financial aid can be applied to the study abroad program fees; please note that the Hope scholarship applies to your Georgia Southern summer tuition, although it cannot be used to pay the program fees themselves. Georgia Southern students who intend to pay all or part of the study abroad program fee with financial aid should meet with their financial aid advisor asap and should apply for summer financial aid no later than March 1, 2017. Students from other University System of Georgia schools should contact their financial aid office at their home institution for instructions.

Travel Documents
 All participants need a valid passport to enter Mexico. Please secure the passport as soon as possible. Medical and liability documents will be provided by the Study Abroad Office for each participant to complete prior to departure. International health insurance is included in the programs fees and is required by Georgia Southern.
For more information contact:

Dr. Eric Kartchner , Forest Drive 1302B, 912-478-5282

Printable brochure

Last updated: 10/24/2017

Department of Foreign Languages • PO Box 8081 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5281 • Fax (912) 478-0652