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.
Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.
Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites.
To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:
- To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
- To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.