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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: Anthropology, Art, Art History, Native American Indian Studies, Spanish Language(s) of Instruction: English, Spanish
Minimum Class Standing: 1st Semester Sophomore Housing: Family Home Stay
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:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
Fall 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.