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Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Cristina Sosa
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Archaeology, Art, Art History, Culture, Native American Indian Studies, Spanish
Language(s) of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Housing:
Family Home Stay
Minimum Class Standing:
1st Semester Sophomore
Program Description:
Guatemala_Casa Herrera


Join Students from around the world to learn about Latin America, Mesoamerica, and Maya Writing at Casa Herrera, The University of Texas at Austin’s center for learning and scholarship in the heart of Antigua, Guatemala. Casa Herrera brings interrelated disciplines together to study Pre-Columbian art, archaeology, history and culture in a historically significant and picturesque setting. The facility, which dates to 1680, is one of the great, original houses of colonial Antigua. ??As part of this semester study abroad program, students take courses from a UT faculty, and experience culture through intensive language at a local language school. Students have the option to learn Spanish or Katchikel Maya language.


Students will experience Maya archeology through lectures, field trips to nearby ruins, and receive lectures from world-renowned visiting academics offering their unique insight into the Maya culture.





Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Summer 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.