Intercultural Institute of Ayuuk

Parent Organization: Society of Jesus

The Intercultural Institute of Ayuuk (Instituto Superior Intercultural Ayuuk) is a small private Jesuit University in Cotzocon Mixe, a mainly indigenous region in Southern Mexico located in the traditional homeland of the Mixe people, and is geared primarily towards either indigenous students or students interested in working in indigenous regions, but is not limited to any one indigenous group. Speaking proficiency in an indigenous language is required to obtain a degree in Intercultural Education, one of the university's three degrees (the others are in communication and sustainable development); some knowledge of an indigenous language is required to study at the school. The university is devoted to understanding and aiding the indigenous communities of the region and country. The school offers up to 100% scholarships to many of its students.

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Intercultural Institute of Ayuuk