Northwestern and Mexico
Northwestern has strong partnerships with select universities in Mexico that serve students in a wide range of academic fields. In addition, hundreds of Northwestern alumni are located in Mexico, which deepens and enriches our connection to the country.
Units and Groups
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS)
Northwestern's Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) supports a spirited and diverse community of faculty and graduate students whose research covers the culture, history, and politics of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Department of Spanish and PortugueseThe Department of Spanish and Portuguese blends a community of scholars, whose strong research interests range across Spanish, Latin American, and Brazilian literature and cultures, and a community of instructors, who are dedicated to teaching a strong culture-based language program.More here
Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) ClusterThe LACS cluster at The Graduate School (TGS) is one of the first initiatives in the country to offer a formal structure for interdisciplinary training in Latin American and Caribbean studies. The LACS cluster makes it possible for affiliated students to develop connections with Northwestern's exceptionally strong and interdisciplinary faculty base.More here
Latin American Student Alliance
Graduate Student Association for Latino and Spanish Activities
Alianza - The Latinx Student Alliance
Ballet Folklórico Mexicano: Ritmo de Mis Ancestros
La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity
Association of Latino Professionals for America
Every year, Northwestern and Mexico enjoy a robust exchange of students.
- 18 Northwestern students in Mexico:
- 13 Undergraduate
- 5 Graduate
Northwestern students in Mexico include 11 undergraduate students on a Northwestern study abroad program, 2 undergraduate students on affiliated programs, 1 medical student on clinical rotation, and 4 MBA students on an exchange program.
The NU-Kellogg Club of Mexico and the Kellogg Alumni Club of Mexico offer social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Mexico. Other ways to get or stay involved can be found here.
800+Northwestern alumni are based in Mexico.
Over 500 are located in the capital, Mexico City.
Download the Northwestern and Mexico Brief — a compressed version of the information featured on this page.Download Brief
Due to the irregularities in student mobility because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this webpage contains data from the 2018-2019 academic year. All other information is up-to-date as of November 2020. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.