Unearth the diverse cultural roots of Mexico and discover the role of race, class, and language in the formation of the educational experiences of indigenous students of Mexico and their counterpart's indigenous immigrant students in the United States.

  • Live and study in the vibrant cities of Merida and Izamal (Yucatan) and Playa del Carmen (Quintana Roo)
  • Complement your studies with tours to ceremonial sites and greatest Mayan centers recognized as World Heritage Centers such as Chichen-ltza, Tulum, Ek Balam, Uxmal, Valladolid, and Calakmul
  • Develop pedagogical tools working with the Centro Estatal de Capacitación, Investigación y Difusión Humanistica de Yucatán, the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, and Universidad de Quintana Roo.

Dates: June 10 – July 15, 2017
All dates are subject to change.

Units: 6 units

Language of Instruction: English


  • EDUC 146A: Education and Migration: Indigeneity in Yucatán and its Diaspora (6 units)


  • At least one year of college coursework completed by the start of the program
  • 2.0 GPA or higher


  • Application opens February 1, 2017
  • Space is limited and applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Deadline to apply is March 10, 2017