Optional extension for an additional semester only for regular academic courses
Programs/Courses not open to exchange students
All higher education programs in our 4 Campus (Celaya-Salvatierra, Guanajuato, Irapuato-Salamanca y León) are offered to exchange students. However, acceptation will only be grant to one Campus.
Foreign language courses offered in Campus Guanajuato cost is 350 pesos per semester (same price for local students).Language courses do not grant academic credits and are excluded of the full time academic load of at least 4 courses
Language of instruction
Spanish proficiency according to the Type of Exchange chosen by the student. (See above)
Syllabus available under specific courses name request.
Please consider that UG has 4 campus in 7 different cities (Guanajuato, Leon, Irapuato, Salamanca, Yuriria, Salvatierra and Celaya) More information: www.ugto.mx Please ask for courses syllabus to email@example.com
In making travel plans, students should allow enough time for both air travel and ground transportation in order to arrive at the host campus during regular office hours (9:00 to 15:00 hours).
The international airport of Guanajuato State is Airport Bajío (BJX). Please notify arrival information at least two weeks in advance. A representative from the University will meet the student at the Airport Bajio (BJX) if stated in our agreement. Travel time from Airport to
Transportation of relatives in case of hospitalization
Mexican students must be registered to IMSS or ISSSTE or preferably a private medical insurance.
The University of Guanajuato has agreed discounts with insurance companies that have agreements with local hospitals. If you need suggestions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Students must pay complementary university insurance. Cost of the insurance is approximately 90 pesos per semester.
If the studies will be for less than 180 days, a Student Visa is not required. The student must only show the original letter of acceptance to the migration officer at the Mexico entry port. The officer will grant a migration permit as student (FMM) for 180 days.
If the studies will be for more than 180 days, the student must apply for a Student Visa at any Mexico Embassy of Consulate abroad before traveling to Mexico. During the first 30 days after arrival, the student must apply for a National Registry of Foreigners to the National Institute of Migration.
If the student wants to apply for an extension of studies to more that 180 days, he/she must also apply for a Student Visa at any Mexico Embassy or Consulate abroad. It is not possible to apply for a Student Visa in Mexico.
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