Study Abroad

IFSA-Butler Language and Cultural Studies in the Yucatán

Mérida, Mexico

The host institution, ranked the top public university in Mexico, is the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán in Mérida, the lively capital of the Yucatán peninsula.  Spanish majors must consult with the department for credit in the major.

Only the advanced language program is approved; the beginning language program must be petitioned.

Language pre-requisites:

4 semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent required.

If you need a language assessment/recommendation form as part of the application, contact Victoria Maillo in the Spanish Department, vmaillo[at]
Language(s) of instruction available: Spanish
Program URL:
Research option: Yes
Types of accommodation: Homestay
Requires petition: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Black Studies, Economics, English, History, Law, Jurisp and Social Thought, Psychology, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies
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Summer Hours

Monday - Friday
Converse 106

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