The application deadlines are:
March 1 for the fall semester or the academic year
September 1 for the spring semester
This program is open to admitted and enrolled University of Oregon students in good standing who have completed credits in their major. To be eligible, students must before departure:
- have at least 90 credits (sophomore year compete)
- have an overall GPA of 3.50 or above (3.25 for graduate students)
- have completed a minimum of three years college-level Spanish language (including SPAN 311)
- have completed relevant courswork on Latin American culture and history (such as HIST 382, HIST 480, LAS 200, etc.)
Students must also make satisfactory academic progress throughout the application process and their study abroad program, and otherwise comply with policies and procedures of the host university, the UO and Study Abroad Programs.
If you do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements, please contact Luis Ruiz before applying.
Early application is advised. Selection for the program is based on a review of the student's essays, transcripts, recommendations, and completion of the interview process. Nominees for this program will be required to complete the UNAM exchange application in a timely manner. The application will be provided after the interview process has been completed.
Additional Waiver Process:
The Mexico programs require a signed additional waiver. Study opportunities to Mexico through the Office of International Affairs (OIA) at the University of Oregon (UO) are monitored. Staff at the OIA will continue to monitor the situation and will review the program requirement on a yearly basis. Please contact Luis Ruiz at OIA for updates regarding the status and availability of UO's programs in Mexico.
University of Oregon students who wish to study on this program through the University of Oregon must complete the UO additional waiver form. The form is part of the UO application process.
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An application fee is due at the time the application is submitted and is non-refundable under any circumstances.
In addition to the process described above and below, graduate student applicants must also complete the Graduate Enrollment in UO-Sponsored Study Abroad Programs form. This form requires that you obtain pre-authorization for your program from your adviser, department head and the Graduate School.
Selection and Participation
Participants must meet the eligibility requirements for their chosen program, and be prepared linguistically, academically, and socially to succeed abroad. Study abroad participants must satisfactorily complete the following:
- well-written program application.
- interview process.
- timely submission of required paperwork.
- attendance at pre-departure orientation sessions.
- payment of program fees.
Program participants must also demonstrate the ability to be successful overseas through evidence of maturity, motivation, and flexibility, and such other characteristics as Study Abroad Programs may deem relevant or appropriate. Participation in any program is subject to the approval of the Office of International Affairs and its partner institutions, which may grant or withhold such approval in their sole discretion.