The name of Gomez Palacio is in the honor of a politician and writer Francisco Gomez Palacio.
With Lerdo, Torreon, and Matamoros conforms La Comarca Lagunera.
It’s the most important public university in Durango, which has 14 careers only in Gomez Palacio and a Language School in where is available 3 languages: English, French, and Italian.
The Health Science School has 3 careers: Medicine, Psychology and Nutrition.
- Hospital General de Gomez Palacio.
- Hospital ISSSTE Gomez Palacio.
- IMSS Hospital General de Zona 46 Gomez Palacio.
- IMSS Hospital General de Zona 51 Gomez Palacio.
- Hospital San José.
The research project we have available is “ Chronic exposure of heavy metals in the pediatric population of Coahuila, Mexico” we have a research lab in our university full of technology to get projects like this on board
AEM-UJED provides 2 meals per work day. Meals may be at:
* Student’s house
You can be hosted at:
* Host family
* Student's flat
To arrive to Gomez Palacio you have two options:
Arrive to the bus stop in Gomez Palacio.
Arrive to the International Airport of Torreon.
The local comitee will pick you at one of the two locations.
Omnibus de Mexico.
- plaza de armas
- Cerro de Pancho Villa
- El avión de Sarabia (the first airplane that traveled for Lerdo to New York city)
- Parque Victoria
- Parroquia de la Virgen de Guadalupe
- Parroquia del Sagrado Corazón
- Cristo de las Noas
- Museo Arocena
- Museo de la Revolución
- Plaza Mayor
- Puente de ojuela
- Zona del silencio
During the spring and summer weather is so hot with a maximum of 40°C, prepare your summer clothes. During winter the minimum is 0°C so prepare your winter clothes and don’t forget to bring enough socks.
If you come on January or December, you will be able to be part of our celebrations like posadas, reliquias y día de la candelaria.
AEM-UJED IS WAITING FOR YOU IN GOMEZ PALACIO, BE SURE THIS WILL BE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!