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Business Exchange at the Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan in Merida
Merida, Mexico (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
Restrictions: UCF applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 08/21/2018 12/15/2018
NOTE: **Estimated start and end dates.
Spring 2019 08/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/08/2019 05/18/2019
NOTE: **Estimated start and end dates.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance into this program.
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Business
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Visa Required: Yes
Minimum Number of Credit Hours: 12 Academic Level: Undergraduate
Program Type: Reciprocal Student Exchange
Program Description:
Program Description:

The College of Business Administration has partnered with the UCF Latin American Studies Department to offer a unique study abroad program in Mexico. The academic program takes place at the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY) in Mérida, the capital of the Yucatán. Study at a top ranking public university in Mexico and one of the oldest and largest universities in southern Mexico.
 
Mexico presents the perfect opportunity to study business in Latin America - the economy of Mexico is the 15th largest in the world in nominal terms and the 11th largest by purchasing power parity, according to the International Monetary Fund.
 
Mérida is the largest city of the Yucatán and one of the safest in Mexico. You can enhance your business studies with cultural knowledge of the history of the Mayan civilization through visits to the Mayan ruins at Uxmal, Chichen Itza and Maypa. And explore contemporary Yucatán in your daily life with your host family and local friends.
 
 
Course Selection:
Students can choose from a variety of international business courses taught in Spanish at UADY. Students can earn 12-15 credits and fulfill the requirements for the International Business Minor or the Latin American Studies Minor. Students can stay the whole academic year and earn both minors!
 
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • UCF GPA: 2.75
  • Must be a pre-business or business major
  • Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
  • Must be registered full-time while participating in the exchange
  • Must have at least one semester left to graduate, upon returning from your semester abroad

For general CBA study abroad inquiries, refer to this website: http://business.ucf.edu/study-abroad/
 
Program Contact:

To discuss coursework, schedule an appointment with Holly Bouma, Associate Director of International Programs, CBA, holly.bouma@ucf.edu

Application Process:

You can apply online for this program. Applications are approved on a rolling basis. 
All applications will be reviewed and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant and how well the program fits with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.Applications are approved on a rolling basis.  When placement capacity is reached, the website will show 'Full' and applications will no longer be accepted.  Students may be placed on the waitlist.


 Additional Information:

Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY)
Country Specific Information
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Visa Information
IIE: A Student Guide to Study Abroad