Program Details

The ideal program for Spanish immersion in Mexico. It is rich in experiential components representative of the uniqueness of Oaxaca. Excursions explore Monte Alban ruins and Hierve el Agua mountain springs.
Oaxaca, Mexico
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
High School
1-2 weeks, 3-4 weeks, 1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Arcos Journeys Abroad program in Oaxaca, Mexico is the perfect program for Spanish immersion. You will take classes at the University of Oaxaca located in the colorful historic city center. Classes are offered for all Spanish levels with electives available in English or Spanish. This is an all-inclusive study abroad experience with cultural activities, excursions, on-site directors, carefully vetted homestays, tuition, and international medical insurance provided for. Oaxaca is known for its incredible pre-Hispanic ruins and vibrant food culture. Travel to Monte Alban ruins, Hierve el Agua mountain springs, and Teotitlan Village, famous for its colorful rugs.

Setting Description:
Oaxaca is a fascinating state in the south of Mexico known both for its diversity of cultures as well as its landscapes. The capital, Oaxaca City, is home to world-famous cuisine and a booming art scene. This colonial city is a bastion of artistic culture and home to some of Mexico’s best preserved pre-Hispanic ruins. The mountains surrounding Oaxaca, the Sierra Norte and Sierra Sur, are home to verdant forests perfect for hiking and eco tourism activities such as ziplining. Just south of the rugged Sierra Sur mountains is Oaxaca’s world-renowned tropical coast with expansive sandy beaches and perfect waves. Here you will find an ocean rich in sea life such as dolphins and sea turtles. Oaxaca is a place like no other!
1995 USD. Tuition and registration fees are included. Books and study packets are provided for.

Additional Program Information

- Meet the age requirement of the program of choice. For most programs, the minimum age is 14 years old at the start of the program. Some programs may require a minimum age of 15. - Individuals 18 years of age may participate in the programs as long as they are in high school or have recently graduated. - Meet the physical fitness levels that some programs (Active Discovery & Wellness) have attached to them.

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