University of Oaxaca

Oaxaca is the perfect place to study, explore, and immerse yourself in the unique and beautiful culture of Mexico. Spanish language classes in Oaxaca are taught at the University of Oaxaca (UABJO), which was established in 1827 as one of the first universities in Mexico. Language classes are taught at the Facultad de Idiomas, the prestigious language department of the university. The Spanish program began here in 1987 and has since evolved into an esteemed Spanish language institution. University facilities are located in the historic center of Oaxaca and are only a few blocks south of the famous Zócalo, or central plaza.

- Summer
- Gap Semester
- Winter Break
- Spring Break & Intensive Month

History & Size: The University of Oaxaca was founded in 1827. The Language Department, where you will take classes, has roughly 1,000 students.

Accreditation: The University of Oaxaca (Universidad Autónoma "Benito Juárez" de Oaxaca) is a fully accredited university by the government of Mexico.

Class Information: Class size is from around 3 to 5 students per teacher. Classes are with other international students. Language classes and electives are typically held from 9 AM to 1 PM. There is always a break between classes. After class take advantage of our intercambios, daily exchange programs with local Mexican university students.

Facilities: The Language Department has a relaxed atmosphere, and its modern facilities include a spacious library, computer lab, and comfortable classroom space.

Teaching Style: You will find that the teaching style in other countries is different than what you are used to. If you have any concerns or questions about this when you are in Oaxaca, please ask your director! Our directors are always available to address any concerns you have regarding the academic component of the program.

Transcript: Your transcript is issued by the University of Oaxaca and handled by the Sol Abroad office.


University of Oaxaca
Burgoa St (Centro Histórico)
CP 68120
Oaxaca, México
Phone: 52-951- 514-0049

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