Mexico (AMMEF) - Tuxtla Gutierrez
Internal medicine, Surgery-General, Emergency Medicine
January, May, June, July, August, November
two per day
Host family and student flat

You need white clothes in Hospital (jeans,  white coat, Shoes) Men need tie.

Luis Galvez Coutiño

Hello incomings! Welcome to the official Tuxtla Gutierrez’s Explore Page. Here you will find all the necessary information to know more about this amazing city and decide to visit us, as it is one of the most beautiful places in México. So take a look and decide now, we are waiting for you!

Tuxtla Gutierrez is the capital of  Chiapas.

Although it is the capital state, and have about 553 374 people, is a city with a lot of provincial flavor, which cultural reputation is recognized national and internationally. There is a huge student population that is attracted by the university´s prestige, and so it creates a very cultural and interesting environment.

It has a lot of flora and fauna, a very nice weather and incredible warmth of its people. There are activities for everyone, theatre and concerts, sporting activities, extreme sports in its surroundings, and a very large gastronomy.

 In 2007 he was listed by "Consulta Mitofsky " as the ninth best city to live or visit in Mexico and is recognized Clean city by PROFEPA as regards the management of landfills in the municipality ( 2009)  and obtained the certificate of the International safe community safe community Network ( 2011) , the third safe community in Latin America and the first in Mexico to receive this certification,  further being listed on the site as the eighth best medium-sized city in Latin America to invest in the future, according to cost-effectiveness in its list for 2013/2014 ; but back raa appear in this list in years posteriores.  The list presents The real estate portal Lamudi 2014 is the City of Tuxtla Gutierrez as the fourth largest city in the 7 cities of Mexico more real estate growth Latin America.

 if you are looking for safe and natural place, you should come to Tuxtla Gutierrez!!



Autónoma universidad de Chiapas
It was created by decree in 1974 and formally started its activities in 1975 by the then Governor Dr. Manuel Velasco Suarez. After its foundation various high schools that previously existed , including the School of Engineering , School of Medicine and School of Law joined ;

 Chiapas Unites Medical Center " Dr. Gilberto Gómez Maza "works as a whole, offering Chiapas families the internal medicine outpatient specialties , subspecialties , and emergency hospitalization , bringing attention to the health of the population is dignified and increase the response capacity statewide.



One project at the department of research and statistics of Autonomus University of Chiapas

Malignant neoplasias of childhood and adolescence: clinical, sociodemographic and geospatial characteristics at the Hospital of pediatric specialties.

For more information, check the SCORE national EC and the project database


According to the schedule of attendance, the hospital could offer the breakfast and lunch, which is regularly typical Mexican food. If you stay at night in the service, you will receive the dinner. No pocket money.


Host family or student flat. In summer have option of meeting some students from another mexican states.

  • You can arrive to Tuxtla Gutierrez by bus or plane. We always are going to received you as incoming in the airport or in the main bus station. Just only please inform us about your arrival date and hour.
  • Tuxtla Gutierrez has a international airport Angel Albino Corzo, it from Tuxtla Gutierrez are 40 minutes. The main bus station is the downtown of Tuxtla Gutierrez.
  • The airlines are: aeromexico, interjet, volaris, viva aerobus.
  • The Buses: OCC, ADO, AEXA.
Among the attractions are there in the city, are the following: ·        

Sumidero Canyon. It is a narrow product of a deep geological fault , located 5 km from Tuxtla Gutierrez, capital of Chiapas , Mexico , canyon is the natural division of the city with the municipality of Chiapa de Corzo.

 Miguel Álvarez del Toro Zoo (ZooMAT)

·         Central Park is the heart of the city , the vast plaza is shared by the main public buildings of the State: The Government Palace , Federal Palace and City Hall


  • Marimba’s park
  • Bicentenario’s Park
  • San Marcos’ Church
  • Tuxtla Gutierrez’s Museum
  • Chiapas’ Christ
  • Tuxtla Gutierrez’s planetary
  • Sports center “Caña Hueca”
  • Ecology park “Joyu Mayu”
  • Botanical garden “Faustino Miranda”
  • Chiapasionate’s park

Possible places to visit:

  • San Cristobal de las Casas (45 minutes)
  • Berriozabal (15 minutes)
  • Chiflon’s Fall (3 hours)
  • Comitán de Dominguez (3 hours)
  • Montebello’s lakes (3 hours 30 minutes)
  • Aguacero’s Fall (30 minutes)
  • Chiapas de Corzo, Magical village (25 minutes)
  • Copoya (10 minutes)
  • Puerto Arista (2 hours 30 minutes)
  • Palenque (5 hours)
  • Arcotete (1 hour)
  • New Ranch (1 hour)

The weather in summer is so hot and humid around 32°C to 39°C degree and winter is cool around 15°C to 20°C degree.



You'll need a reflects hammer, white coat, pants and shoes

In some months in the social programm made excursions to Guatemala