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  • Locations: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Fall Short Term, Spring Short Term
  • Restrictions: GW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:
GSPM

Global Perspective Residency (Mexico City)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 1, 2022

Course Number: PSAD 6200.DE1 (3 credits)
Professor: Dr. Natalia Dinello
Blackboard-Based Course Dates: November 7 - December 10, 2022
Global Perspective Residency Dates: December 10-17, 2022
Additional information can be found on the GSPM website.

Is This Program for Me?
Are you . . .
  • seeking to advance commerce or a cause in Latin America?
  • looking to effect change in the region?
  • interested in operating in international markets, overcoming the complexities of differing political and societal environments?
  • curious about what advocacy tools really influence governments, parliaments, politicians, and legislators -- in the U.S. and around world?
If so, we invite you to join us.

Why Mexico City?
During our travel period in Mexico, students will explore the challenges of advocacy and communications throughout the region, which has increasing economic and geopolitical significance. Students will be exposed to the governance structures, the power holders and decision makers, and best practices in advocacy in areas including Mexico, Central America, and the greater Latin American region.

What Will My Days Be Like in Mexico City?
Following is a sample itinerary for one day abroad:

9:00-9:30am: Transfer
9:30am-12:00pm: Meeting with Political Party Representatives
12:00-12:30pm: Transfer
12:30-2:00pm: Lunch with American Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, or similar organization
2:00-2:30pm: Transfer
2:30-4:00pm: Panel: NGOs
4:00-4:30pm: Transfer
4:30-6:00pm: Panel: CEOs and Corporate Executives
Evening: Dinner and activities on students' own

What Dates Are the Class and the Travel to Mexico?
Blackboard-Based Classes: November 7 - December 11, 2022- Lectures, readings, and assignments will be made available on Blackboard. Due dates will be listed on the syllabus, and work can be completed at your own pace as long as deadlines are met.
Global Perspective Residency in Mexico City: December 12-18, 2022

When Do I Apply, and When Will I Be Notified of My Acceptance?
Application Deadline: September 1, 2022
Acceptance Decisions: Beginning August 15, 2022

How Much Will This Cost?
Tuition: $5,340 ($1,780/credit)
Program Fee: Roughly $1,600
Travel Insurance: TBD
Flight: TBD

NOTE: The listed fees are subject to change. The "Estimated Total on GW Bill" comprises the costs that will appear on the GW Student Accounts bill. All other expenses -- including airfare, non-group meals, non-group transportation, passport and visa fees, etc. -- will be sought out and paid by students directly and will not be billed through the university. GSPM reserves the right to change this program at any time without notice.

Need more information? Please reach out to Jessilyn Larson at jlarsen9@gwu.edu or Dr. Natalia Dinello at ndinello@gwu.edu

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