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Frequent Questions

 

Exchange and Study Abroad opportunities for incoming students 

 

Will the Anahuac University in Mexico City help me with the visa application process? 

No, unfortunately. The visa application process is personal and non-transferable, and therefore, only the applicant can request it. For this purpose, the Anahuac University in Mexico City will provide you an official Acceptance Letter that the Consulate of Mexico in your country will request as part of your visa application process. 
Bear in mind that not all countries or stays require a visa to come to our country. For more information, please visit the following links (in Spanish): 

 
Can I study at the Anahuac University in Mexico City if I don’t speak Spanish?

The Anahuac University in Mexico City requests at least a B2 level of Spanish for you to make the most of our classes offered in Spanish. If your Spanish level is lower than this, please contact the Coordinator for Inbound Students: denisse.gallegos@anahuac.mx to assess your case, suggest you options so you do not miss out the experience of being at the Anahuac University in Mexico City. For instance, you could take subjects delivered in English language + the Spanish classes we offer. 
Get ready over the term before your exchange or study abroad program and take the Spanish language course that better fits your needs. We will help you ease your adjustment to the language, as during your exchange or study abroad stay you will get free and compulsory Spanish language classes. 


What do I have to do to apply for exchange or study abroad stays at the Anahuac University in Mexico City?

It’s very simple, you can check all the steps here: 
https://www.anahuac.mx/mexico/Internacionalizacion/en/requirements-and-admission-process  
Once you are nominated by your home university, we will with you through the entire process. If you have any doubt, please send an email to the Coordinator for Inbound Students: denisse.gallegos@anahuac.mx 


Can I go in exchange or study abroad at the Anahuac University in Mexico City even if my home university does not have an agreement with you?

Of course! If your home university does not have an agreement with us, we can host you under the Study Abroad option. For more information, please visit the following link:  
https://www.anahuac.mx/mexico/Internacionalizacion/en/types-exchange 
If you have any doubt, please send an email to the Coordinator for Inbound Students: denisse.gallegos@anahuac.mx 


How do you help exchange or study abroad students at the Anahuac University in Mexico City? 

There are lots of activities with other students who are also getting to know Mexico City and the University for the first time.  

  • Buddy Program: An exclusive activities program for exchange or study abroad students for you to have the opportunity to explore the city and learn about the sports, cultural, pastoral, social volunteering, and leadership activities available at our university.  

 If you have ideas of activities we could implement, send an email to denisse.gallegos@anahuac.mx with the subject BUDDY PROGRAM ACTIVITIES. 
 

  • ADEFA: Which stands for Anahuac Out-of-state Student Association and whose main purpose is to encourage and help students who leave their states of residence to join our university and city in order to make of this change a smooth experience. This association is organized by students and for students, and you can contact them at any of our both campuses: 

SOUTH CAMPUS: 

  • Ana Sofía Méndez: anasofia.mendez@anahuac.mx  
  • Marco Antonio Manriquez: marco.manriquez@anahuac.mx 

NORTH CAMPUS:  

  • Alejandra Rojas: alejandra.rojas@anahuac.mx  

 
How long can I stay at the Anahuac University in Mexico City for my exchange or study abroad experience? 

If you are an undergraduate student coming for an exchange or study abroad experience, you can stay for up to one year, regardless if you requested if since the beginning of your stay or if you came for one term and later on decided to extend it. 


How do I request an extension for my exchange or study abroad stay? 

It’s very simple: by the end of your stay you have to request an authorization of your home university to stay for one more term at the Anahuac University in Mexico City. Your university will nominate you in the same way as in the previous term. 


I need a hard copy of my grades. Do I need to stay in Mexico until I get it? 

Aware of the environmental impact of hard copies, the Office for Internationalization will email your grades to your home university and cc you once the evaluation processes are over. This is about 3 weeks after you have completed you stay. 
If you need a hard copy, don't worry! Just request it before you go back to your country. In case you go back before the evaluation processes are over, we’ll send it to your home university free of charge. You just have to send the mailing address to denisse.gallegos@anahuac.mx  You can also request a translation into English free of charge. 


What is the University grading scale? 

From 0 (zero) to 10, where the passing grade is 6.0. 


Why do I need to have an Anahuac institutional email account? 

In addition to having an institutional email to get in touch with academics and classmates, your @anahuac.mx email account gives you access to services and benefits exclusive for the Anahuac Community, such as our digital library, printing services, among many others. Remember this is the official communication means for University matters. 


What do I do if I don't know my Anahuac institutional email username? 

Once you've been accepted, and having an ID assigned, you can request your Anahuac institutional email account in the following link: http://bit.ly/39WEtB7