Visit and help rural communities, teach classes in public schools to elementary students, visit orphan homes or participate in environmental activities. The program objective is to help and contribute with the society in Puebla, Mexico.*

  • Duration and period of the program

    We recommend at least 5 days and up to 2 months of duration, however it's always possible to extend the duration of a program.
    Program can begin at any time of the year.
    Some organizations have a limited capacity and seasonal activity restrictions


  • Contents of the program

    The activities will depend on the organization selected to work with.


  • Lodging and meal plans

    Participants can choose between staying in our student dormitories where they may interact with Mexican students or staying with a homestay Mexican family. In both cases the participants will improve their Mexican culture experience. Some organizations provide lodging because of the location of their activities.
    Meal plans can be included during the program.


  • Trips or visits?

    All our programs offer the possibility to include visits to archaeological sites, cultural trips, music festivals and tours to places where natural events have place.


  • Number of participants required to open a program

    No minimum of participants required


  • A professor or coordinator can participate?

    Yes! Professors and coordinators are welcomed to participate and live the UDLAP experience with a group of at least 10 students.



  • Completed High School study or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or above
  • Transcript from last higher education course completed

Spanish Language Requirements

all students have to complete our on-line Spanish test when applying for courses taught in Spanish; or to be placed in the adequate level when applying for Spanish courses. An oral test will take place during orientation to confirm the correct level.

Students wanting to enroll in courses taught in Spanish must comply with a minimum level of proficiency in Spanish of B1. 

If you are enrolling only in courses taught in English you do not have to comply with any Spanish requirement.


We have a new virtual campus tour online here!

Where you can visit and check our beautiful campus since it’s a one of a kind experience for your students here in Mexico.

Puebla is a City with “No travel warning”:

http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings/mexico-travel-warning.html

Feel free to contact us if you need any further information and if you want to call us directly, we have available a toll free number from the USA: 1 844 873 2970

Study Abroad Programs UDLAP

Universidad de las Américas Puebla
Extensiones Internacionales, CI-112
Ex Hacienda Sta. Catarina Mártir C.P.72810
San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, México
Tel. 52 (222) 229 20 00 Ext. 5222
Toll free number from the USA: 1 844 873 2970