BSIB Destination: Mexico

Erika Nothnagel, Megan Aspray, and Nate Kaup (all BSIB'16) at Teotihuacán in Mexico. "Living and working in Mexico was one of the highlights of my Northeastern experience. Spending a year abroad pushed me outside of my comfort zone, making me confident and excited to take on new challenges and adventures after graduation," says Aspray.

Study in the Colonial City of Cholula

Universidad de las Américas Puebla

The Universidad de las Américas - Puebla (UDLA) is one of the most prestigious private universities in Mexico. It is one of the few universities in Mexico that has achieved and maintained membership in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). UDLA has maintained this status since 1959. BSIB students that attend this university will become a part of the Departamento de Administración de Negocios Internacionales in the Escuela de Negocios y Economía. The International Business Program is designed to equip future international managers with the competitive advantages they need to succeed in today's global business environment.

Students will enroll in the entire third year curriculum, which includes such courses as: International Business, International Marketing, Business Communication, Spanish Language and Economics.

All class instruction is conducted in Spanish.

The campus is located in the colonial city of Cholula; five minutes from Puebla, the capital of the state of Puebla and two hours, by car, from Mexico City. Puebla is a major industrial, agricultural and commercial center. Cholula is an important archeological site and is considered the oldest inhabited city in the Western Hemisphere.