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Mexico City is one of the largest cosmopolitan areas in the world, rivaling Paris, France, in its museums and cultural sites. Each of Mexico City's 16 neighborhoods has a distinctive personality, boasting Art Deco architecture, lively nightlife, or colorful flea markets. The central plaza's colonial-era National Palace, the baroque Metropolitan Cathedral, and Aztec ruins add to the discovery of Mexico. For a taste of authentic Mexican fare, head south to Oaxaca, the culinary capital of Mexico. From food to dance to arts, Oaxacan culture is a mix of Spanish, Aztec, colonial and indigenous traditions.

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Public and global health abroad

Take your public and global health studies abroad and confront the global disparities in health. Get out of the classroom and into the community. Improve health for all people by promoting wellness, and learning how to eliminate avoidable diseases and death. Study trends like epidemiological and demographic transitions, the rising burden of disease and climate change.

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  • What's it like to study abroad with UCEAP?
  • What's the best program for my major and career plans?
  • Where's the best place for me to study abroad?
  • How easy is it to apply and when should I get started?

Conducting research abroad has helped me reach my career goals as a socially engaged social science researcher. Developing connections with professors at UNAM while conducting bibliographical research entirely in Spanish expanded my capacity to contribute to scholarly debates with a transnational perspective. Staying in Mexico City for an entire year allowed me to develop strong relationships, not just academically, but also with civil society organizations working around my areas of concern.

Giovanni D'Ambrosio UC Berkeley Sociology Mexico

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