PEPE Spanish Summer Course at UDG

The Spanish Program for International Students “PEPE” (by its acronym in Spanish) is a cultural immersion program that was created in 2015 by the University of Guadalajara (UDG), in which the participants develop and improve their linguistic skills in Spanish while they live and experience Mexico’s cultural and artistic diversity.


Since its first edition, PEPE has become an excellent platform to achieve international and intercultural learning and to get closer to the traditions and customs of Mexico and Latin America.


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Program overview



It is an intensive four week program which takes place from June the 22nd to July the 22nd, in two university campuses:



3 weeks in
CUCEA (Guadalajara)




1 week in
CUCOSTA (Puerto Vallarta)



Who is it for?

International undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning Spanish as a foreign language and developing cross-cultural skills. Non-student audiences will also be considered to enroll.


Registration and requirements
  1. Get your documents ready.
  2. Fill out the Online Form and upload the documents
  3. Take the Online Placement Test
  4. Make the payments.
  5. After being accepted, provide proof of medical insurance with international coverage (mandatory)
  6. Send your flight itinerary to the staff to arrange the pick-up and drop-off services.


IMPORTANT: The tuition does not include health insurance, local transportation or airfare.


Application deadline: May the 14th, 2018.






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