Study Abroad in Puebla, Mexico

The annual study abroad trip to Puebla, Mexico is led by Drs. Ana Ugarte and Yamile Silva during intersession and sponsored by the University of Scranton departments of World Languages and Latin American Studies.

 The trip includes:

  • Roundtrip transportation from Scranton to Newark airport on chartered bus
  • Roundtrip airfare on a regularly scheduled United Airlines jet
  • Transfer from Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport to private homes in the area of the Universidad Iberoamericana (La Ibero) in Puebla, Mexico
  • 20 nights room and board (3 meals per day) with a Mexican family selected by the Office of Internationalization at La Ibero
  • Half-day tour of historic Puebla and nearby Cholula, including the world-famous Cholula pyramid, museums, and typical market places
  • Weekend trip to the beautiful city of Oaxaca in southwestern Mexico
  • Weekend trip to nearby megalopolis of Mexico City, including visits to the world- famous Anthropological Museum, Coyoacán, and the amazing pyramids of Teotihuacan
  • 30 hours of instruction in Spanish by native speakers at Universidad Iberoamericana under the supervision of University of Scranton faculty
  • 30 hours of instruction in contemporary Mexican culture and politics by full-time Ibero faculty with assistance of University of Scranton faculty
  • Transfer from La Ibero to the Benito Juárez International airport in Mexico City for return trip
  • All taxes and security charges

Contact Information

For more information, contact Dr. Silva or Dr. Ugarte:

Dr. Yamile Silva
yamile.silva@scranton.edu
316 O'Hara Hall
570-941-7778
Dr. Ana Ugarte
ana.ugarte@scranton.edu 
311 O'Hara Hall
570-941-7447