CECM at the Universidad de Guadalajara offers you intensive language courses at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. It also offers content courses in literature, art history, and economics and political science and history. You can live with homestay families or find your own apartment throughout the duration of the experience.
You take Spanish language courses or content courses taught in Spanish. The content courses focus on Mexican themes. Students can take a half-day or full-day of courses.
Homestays with Mexican families are set up for you by the coordinators of the CECM program. Optional cultural activities are also available to you throughout the duration of the experience abroad.
All students should consult the OGP eligibility page to ensure that they meet all specific academic requirements for each school (CC, GS, SEAS) to study abroad.
There is a two-part application process for this program: an internal Columbia approval process called 'clearance' and an external admission application submitted directly to this program. Click "Start an Application" above for instructions and to begin.