Mexico is the fifth largest country in the American continent. It is a similar size to Perú and Argentina. Mexico is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world and the second most populous country in Latin America, therefore this could be your opportunity to get practical experience in this language!

Although, Mexico is not a developed country, it is considered an upper-middle income country by the World Bank and considered by experts as a newly industrialized country and an emerging power. With this emerging power, it comes a long a serial of international agreements. Up to the date, Mexico has signed up to 13 international agreements which include free trade, academic cooperation and cultural exchange.


Mexico is a country with a diversity of climates. The Tropic of Cancer divides the country into cool and tropical zones.

In the north, Mexico experiences cooler temperatures during the winter months and very hot in summer. In the South, temperatures are fairly constant year round. This gives Mexico one of the world’s most diverse weather systems.

Nowadays, the centre part of the country, where most of our campuses are, you can experience different weathers within the same day! Cool in the morning, hot at noon and rainy at night. So, you better be prepared for all of them when you go out.


If you care about nature and animals, you will be glad to know that Mexico is one of the 18 countries with most extended biodiversity in the world, housing 10–12% of the world’s biodiversity. You can find several places and opportunities to experience this. For example, in Chiapas you can help at work camps to rescue sea turtles and their eggs!

Looking around

Mexico has been traditionally among the most visited countries in the world according to the World Tourism Organization and it is the most visited country in the Americas, after the United States. The most notable attractions are the Meso-American ruins, cultural festivals, colonial cities, nature reserves and beach resorts, such as Cancún.

The peak tourism seasons in the country are during December and the mid-Summer, with brief surges during Easter and Spring breaks. These are the periods when you can get to know Mexico.