Study Abroad & Spanish Immersion in Oaxaca, Mexico

  • Affordable program in Southern Mexico
  • Study Spanish at an accredited Mexican university
  • A bohemian city with hip cafes, art galleries, live music scene
  • One of Mexico's best preserved colonial cities and home to one of Mexico's best plazas, the Zócalo
  • The state of Oaxaca is one of the most bio diverse regions on the planet

Learn Spanish in the fascinating colonial city of Oaxaca, Mexico. Experience the colonial charms of this highland city surrounded by lush mountains and indigenous villages. Oaxaca is one of the most unique cities in Mexico. It is an ideal location for language immersion and exploring the pre-Hispanic past of the area.

Academic Overview

Oaxaca, Mexico is the perfect place to study, explore, and immerse yourself in the unique and beautiful culture of Mexico. Spanish language classes in Oaxaca are taught at the University of Oaxaca (UABJO), which was established in 1827 as one of the first universities in Mexico. Language classes are taught at the Facultad de Idiomas, the prestigious language department of the university. The Spanish program began here in 1987 and has since evolved into an esteemed Spanish language institution. University facilities are located in the historic center of Oaxaca and are only a few blocks south of the famous Zócalo, or central plaza.

Testimonials

My host family has been absolutely great! Each member of the family was extremely friendly, positive, and welcoming. I celebrated ...

Parker Tibbets
Mexico, 2012

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Excursions

Pacific Beach Trip

The Oaxacan coast provides you with stunning cliffside views of thousands of small bays that dot its coastline. Unlike other coastal areas of Mexico, the...

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Saint James Monastery

Travel back in time to the ancient monastery of Saint James built in 1535 and explore its elaborate Gothic cloister and splendid frescoes. The Saint James...

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