Program Details

CIRMA is located in Antigua,Guatemala, about an hour from Guatemala City. CIRMA is one of the region's premier social science research centers, dedicated to creating a new culture of research and public dialogue on the challenges facing Central America to
Location:
Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Duration:
1-3 months
Language:
Spanish

Program Overview

Program Description:
Participants in the Arizona in Guatemala at CIRMA program will have the full use of CIRMA's unique library and historical and photographic archives: (1) The Central American Library (2) The Guatemalan Historical Archive (3) The Guatemalan Photography Archive.

CIRMA is located in Antigua,Guatemala, about an hour from Guatemala City. CIRMA is one of the region's premier social science research centers, dedicated to creating a new culture of research and public dialogue on the challenges facing Central America today.

CIRMA arranges for students to stay with host families in Antigua. This provides students with maximum exposure to Guatemalan culture, including total immersion in the Spanish language. There is limited housing available for those students wishing to have a private bathroom.
Setting Description:
The colonial city of Antigua is nowadays one of the most popular sites in Central America. Founded in 1543, it was the seat of Spanish colonial government for the Viceroyalty of Guatemala, which included Chiapas, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

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