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UNC Study Abroad at the University of Guanajuato


Are you an undergraduate looking for an affordable and impactful study abroad experience in a Spanish-speaking country? Explore Guanajuato! Apply now.

This student exchange program with the Universidad de Guanajuato (UG) in the city of Guanajuato, Mexico provides semester and year-long options. This is a collaborative program of UNC Study Abroad, the Latino Migration Project, and the Department of Romance Studies.

UNC students directly enroll at the Universidad de Guanajuato (UG) for an opportunity to fully integrate into the academic, social, and cultural life in Guanajuato. You may apply as an exchange or as a non-exchange student. No matter your classification, you will take a full course load of 12-18 credit hours per semester  alongside degree-seeking UG students and participate in all aspects of student life.

In addition to the regular course load at UG, students enroll in a 1-credit Service Learning course directed by Dr. Hannah Gill, Director of the UNC Latino Migration Project, in collaboration with the Fundacion Comunitaria del Bajío. Students will complete a total of 30 hours of service in a migrant community center near Guanajuato City.

Learn more at the official UNC Study Abroad Web site.