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Study Abroad in Mexico, Cancun City


best private university in mexicoStudy abroad in Mexico with local and international students and study at the 3rd best university in Mexico. Grab the opportunity to explore Cancun, the most visited destination in Mexico. Cancun and the University of Anáhuac are located directly on the Caribbean Sea. Apply now for an unforgettable semester abroad in Mexico!

STUDY ABROAD in Mexico with Beyond Abroad

Easy application process

Just fill out an online application form and submit it with a few attachments.

Acceptance even in one day

Your study placement can be confirmed as quickly as in day.

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Once you get the confirmation, it’s a done deal!

Most affordable tuition fees

2,490 EUR tuition fee

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Anáhuac University

one of the youngest and most modern universities in latin america

ranked #3

best university in mexico

ranked #84

best university in latin america

among the top 2% best universities worldwide

Program Overview


Spring (January – May)
Autumn (August - December)

Max. Credits

30 ECTS /
15 US credits per trimester

Program Content

Lectures, workshops and excursions

Levels of Study

Bachelor and Master


+ application fee

Study Fields

Business Administration, Entertainment Business Management, Gastronomy, International Business, International Hotel Management, Medicine, and Surgery

Program Highlights

  • Study abroad in Mexico in the best private university of Mexico with highly competent professionals and innovative teaching methods
  • Expand your knowledge with a range of exciting courses from many different study fields
  • Study abroad in Mexico in the number 1 tourist destination in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Study abroad in Mexico in an international environment with students from more than 34 countries
  • Enjoy the easiest possible application process and have the full support of BA team during your program
  • Explore the countless wonders of Mexico while studying in one of the most vibrant Universities in the country


best university in mexicoAnáhuac Cancun University is the #3 highest ranked university in Mexico and the ideal choice for undergraduate and graduate studies and an academic community relentlessly aiming for the truth and the good. The Anáhuac Universities’ network is one of the largest and most well-known groups of higher education institutes worldwide. This network shares the same identity and educative methods while working closely together and is always committed to the comprehensive formation of leaders who will soon contribute to society’s social and cultural transformation. Today the Anáhuac Network is present in 18 countries and so far, more than 100.000 graduates.

Who is this Study Abroad in Mexico program for?

  • You are a university student.
  • You want to study abroad in Mexico and better understand global topics combined with a unique life experience.
  • You want to improve your language skills and learn about the Mexican culture.
  • You enjoy a tropical climate and want to explore the incredibly diverse nature of the Caribbean in your free time.
  • You want to make new international friends and build a career-benefiting multicultural network.

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Q: Can I take Master’s level courses at Anáhuac University?
A: No, you cannot study master courses as an international student.

Q: Are there mandatory courses?
A: No, there are no mandatory courses.

Q: When are my course selections confirmed?
A: You will select your courses during the orientation week at the beginning of your semester.

Q: Can I drop out of a course or add a course after making the course selections?
A: Dropping out of courses is possible. However, adding courses depends on the availability of seats and the decision of your lecturers.

Q: How does the weekly schedule look like?
A: In general, you will have contact lectures from Monday to Friday. The teaching staff may be unable to show up for lectures for some reason from time to time. In this case, the class will be moved to another day or you will receive a replacement assignment.

Q: What is the required minimum attendance?
A: You must attend a minimum of 75 % of lectures and all mandatory workshops/excursions. You must also pass the mid-term and final exams to receive your grades. In case of sickness, you can discuss with the program staff regarding the excused absence.

Q: When do the exams take place?
A: All exams will take place inside the official semester dates at the end of the semester.

Q: What kind of costs are there regarding study materials?
A: There are no mandatory additional costs for international students in our programs. However, some optional excursions may require a small fee to be paid.

Q: Is there a dress code at Anáhuac University?
You should always cover your shoulders, belly, knees and toes when on campus. Please bring enough proper, lightweight clothes with you from home as it can be difficult to find especially bigger clothes or shoes in Cancun.

Q: What is the correct type of visa for studying abroad in Mexico at Anáhuac University?
A: Students who will be in Mexico for less than 180 days may enter with a tourist card with a maximum duration of 180 days. Students who will be visiting for a period longer than 180 days can apply for a student visa. Your study program or the Mexican consulate can help you with this process.

Q: When can I apply for my visa?
A: As soon as you receive the official acceptance letter from your host university. We will send this to you latest 1 month before the semester starts. You cannot apply for your visa with the initial acceptance letter from Beyond Abroad.

Q: How can I find suitable accommodation options?
A: Read our accommodation guide for Mexico here.

Q: Should I book accommodation in advance or after arriving in Cancun?
A: It is entirely up to you. We always recommend our students book a hostel or hotel for the first days and explore the city before deciding where to live.

Q: How is the public transportation system in Cancun?
A: Cancun has an excellent infrastructure with a well-working public transportation system. At the same time, taxis are very affordable. Most students prefer Taxi services as they are more convenient.

Q: Which vaccinations do I need to take?
A: We recommend MMR, Tetanus-diphtheria and hepatitis A and B. You can ask your doctor for possible other recommendations if you wish to travel to more rural areas.

Q: How are the hospitals in Cancun?
A: There are many international standard hospitals in Cancun that orientate closely to US standards.

Q: Do I need to have travel insurance? You are required to have a valid accident and health insurance for the whole duration of the program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate at the beginning of the semester.

Q: What kind of costs should I be prepared for?
A: In addition to tuition fees, you should be prepared to pay for the visa, flights, accommodation, and other living costs. The cost of living is relatively low in Cancun. The actual costs depend on your lifestyle.

Q: I need to have my learning agreement/certificate of enrollment signed. What should I do?
A: Please fill out the document and send it to and we will forward it to Anáhuac University for signing.

Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter? The electronic official acceptance letter will be sent to you by email at the latest 1 month before the semester starts.

Q: When will I receive my Transcript of Records?
A: The university prepares and sends the transcripts of records usually within 2-3 months after the end of the semester.


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