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The Institute of Modern Spanish, established in 1995, has been teaching students Spanish and providing cultural immersion and travel programs for over 20 years in Mérida, Yucatan Mexico

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Thank you to our volunteer Jennifer for making these toys for the dogs at AFAD! The volunteer projects are always very grateful for donations and extra fundraising!#afad #volunteerinmexico ... See more

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Izamal...The yellow City! An afternoon well spent here in Merida! #merida # yucatan #yellowcity #izamal #travelmexico #volunteerinmexico #volunteerinn

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Bailando en Pastoral! Volunteering at Pastoral is very rewarding, the young adults really do appreciate the volunteers time and love spent with them! Volunteering at Pastoral is just one of the many ... See more

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Thank you to our wonderful Volunteers over the last month for all their hard work on their volunteer projects! They have all provided much needed support to the local community here in Merida! ... See more

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Our new volunteer Lizette all the way from Australia helping out in Amiguitos! #volunteeringisfun #merida #mexico #travelwithmeaning #makeadifference #ivhqmexico #amiguitos #niños #volunteerinn

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Cannot believe my time in Mexico has come to an end. The past 4 weeks have felt like I have been here forever! Am going to miss everyone at Pastoral so much, they have taught me so many things ... See more

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We hope our wonderful volunteer Kelly Chittock has arrived back to London safely! Thank you to Kelly for all her hard work at Pastoral over the last 4 weeks! Kelly made a huge impact on everyone at ... See more

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I'm going to miss this place so much! Time has just flown by, I only wish I could have stayed longer. The kids have been great and I'll miss them so much. Thank you to Sylvia and the team at ... See more

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The Institute of Modern Spanish

Founded in 1995, the Institute of Modern Spanish was the first private language institute (Spanish school) in the city of Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico, to develop educational programs devoted to the instruction of the Spanish language and Mexican culture. Located in the tranquil State of Yucatan, the Institute of Modern Spanish, is a Mexican culture and Spanish school that provides the students with the opportunity to learn Spanish in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico which is considered one of the most beautiful and culturally enriched cites in all of Mexico and Latin America. We are proud to have provided high-quality Spanish language classes and immersion experiences to  over 6,000 students! Learn more about our Spanish Language Programs…



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Volunteers tell us Volunteer Inn Mexico creates an unforgettable experience for them in Mexico. Volunteer Inn Mexico builds on strong and trustworthy relationships with the many needs-based organizations that seek us out for help from teachers (especially in English), childcare services, healthcare support, and in environmental and ecological projects, as well as animal and vet services, and other organizations worthy of our assistance. For volunteers who come to us, Volunteer Inn Mexico provides 24/7 support, including housing, and meals.

While paying a service fee to do volunteer work may sound counterintuitive, with Volunteer Inn, clients who come to us are assured of well organized programs in centers of bona-fide community need and high interest to participants. Client safety and health are priorities for us. Volunteers live and eat with like-minded volunteers from all over the world. Our in-country, dual-language support team guide clients throughout a volunteer’s stay in Mexico. Learn more about our volunteer programs…

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From the modern bustle of Mexico City to the charming colonial towns of Taxco, San Miguel de Allende and Merida; from the golden Pacific seashores of Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta to the white sand beaches and turquoise Caribbean waters of Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel; from the towering pyramids of Aztec Teotihuacan to the spectacular Maya ruins of Palenque, Chichen Itza and Uxmal the possibilities are nearly limitless with the Institute of Modern Spanish. IMS with their partner organizations offer everything from day trips to 2 week educational tours for their students and interested student groups. Learn more about our educational tours and excursions…

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Merida is the capital and largest city in Yucatan state and the cultural and financial capital of the region. It’s a modern, cosmopolitan city with museums, art galleries, restaurants, shops and boutiques. A major center of commerce, Merida Yucatan is considered the crossroads of the region and one of the most important places to experience the Mayan heritage. Read about Mérida and more about Yucatan’s culture and people in our cultural blog. Learn more about Info Yucatan…