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Air and Space Industry in Mexico

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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Queretaro, Mexico
Course # SA 10525
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2022 05/08/22 to 05/14/22

Program Leader

Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed

Program Description

Universidad Aeronáutica en Querétaro (UNAQ) is a public university in the state of Querétaro, Mexico with 14 years of experience training professionals and researchers for the auronautical sector.  Discover about different aeronautical topics such as maintenance, manufacturing, and design in the different UNAQ labs as well as visiting different aeronautical companies.  

The estimated cost of $1700 covers most expenses:  Group flight, housing, most meals, all activities on the itinerary, cultural excursions, and ground transportation in Mexico, academic credit, and International Health Insurance. 

May 8- Depart for Mexico City, transfer to Querétaro, Hotel check-in

May 9-Welcome activities, Presentation and tour at UNAQ, Querétaro City Tour, Welcome dinner downtown

May 10-Workshop in aircraft maintenance, Visit to Techops MRO, Cheese and Wine Tasting in Tequisquiapan

May 11-National Center of Aeronautical Technologies (CENTA), Aerocluster of Querétaro talk, Bernal's Tour 

May 12-Visit to Safran company, Manufacturing and Design Workshop, Mexican Party with UNAQ students

May 13-Return to Mexico City, City tour, and activities in Mexico City, check into hotel 

May 14- Bus to airport for return to the US on group flight 

There is no financial obligation just to apply.  

Academic Credit

Earn 2 credits for ENGR 39697.  Check with your academic advisor to see how this can be used in your plan of study. 



Open to Engineering and Polytechnic students who have reached the sophomore level or above.  14 spots available. 

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Estimated cost is $1700 which includes:  Group flight, Housing, all ground transportation in Mexico, most meals (not on the weekend), all activities on the itinerary, all tourist excursions on the itinerary, academic credit, and International Health Insurance.  

Additional expenses:  passport, a few meals, personal activities, and personal spending money, and transportation to and from Chicago O'Hare. 

Purdue Moves Scholarships available.  Check the Financial Resources tab on the Study Abroad website for eligibility information 

Cancellation Insurance options available as an optional purchase information HERE

Application Deadline

14 spots available.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the program is full. 

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

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