& Mexican Culture
Travel to the colonial city of Oaxaca for a TRUe immersion experience!
Set in the highlands of Oaxaca state and surrounded by the lush Sierra Norte mountains, Oaxaca is the culinary and artistic center of Mexico. Take classes at the prestigious University of Oaxaca. All levels of Spanish and elective classes such as Mexican Civilization & Culture are available. With a communicative approach in mind, expect a lot of conversation practice and emphasis placed on learning about the many facets of the fascinating local cultures. With Arcos Journeys you will greatly improve your command of Spanish and your knowledge of Mexico!
Program at a Glance
Ages: 14 - 18
Maximum Group Size: 20 students
Focus: Language & Cultural Immersion
Level of Spanish: All levels
Airport Code: OAX (Xoxocotlán International Airport)
Program Location: Oaxaca City
Room & Board | Tuition | Onsite Directors | Excursions | Cultural Activities | Airport Transfers | International Medical Insurance
Summer Classes & Descriptions
Electives taught in Spanish
University of Oaxaca
* Prerequisite: Intermediate II
Social, Anthropological & Cultural Sciences:
Spanish classes weekday mornings at the University of Oaxaca.
Cultural activities to experience the very best of Oaxaca.
Volunteer activities to practice your Spanish.
Excursions to as Monte Alban ruins, Hierve el Agua mountain springs, and Teotitlán Village.
Stay for the four week July program and travel to the Pacific Coast!
Airport transfers (OAX) by a program director.
Careful selection of homestays to match your interests and preferences. Homestays live conveniently within 15 minutes walking distance from school. Two students are normally placed per home. All houses have WiFi.
Meals prepared by your host in order to further experience Oaxacan cuisine and cooking traditions.
Take Spanish classes at the prestigious University of Oaxaca and earn a university transcript.
Engaging program activities to enhance learning about the culture of Mexico.
Afternoon activities include a cooking class, art workshop, city tours, visits to local museums, and sports.
Weekly language exchange activity with high school students at the University of Oaxaca preparatory school.
On the weekends visit the highlights of Oaxaca state. The Oaxaca area has many neighboring indigenous villages, pre-Hispanic ruins and places of natural beauty and history.
Jun 05 - Jun 26
Jun 12 - Jun 26
Jun 26 - Jul 10
Jun 26 - Jul 24
Jul 10 - Jul 24
Jul 24 - Aug 07
Jul 24 - Aug 14