SAFETY AND SECURITY
With more than five million inhabitants, Puebla stands among the safest States of the country according to the National System of Public Security.
Puebla is one of the safest cities in Mexico and has not been affected by the narcoviolence.
We recommend taking precautions as when you visit any place, city or country you are not familiar with. Anyone can be a victim of crime at any time in any place. Don’t take with you your personal documents as passport or visa if it is not necessary; don’t walk alone at night; be aware of your surroundings; talk to local students for advices for night life, etc.
Ask for information to the International Office if you would like to explore the city or small towns nearby in order to choose the right path.
On campus we do have surveillance 24/7 and the guards will assist in any case needed.
You will receive more information and tips on the Orientation Session.
US Department of State - Mexico
CIA World Fact Book - Mexico
|NY Times- 36 hours in Puebla, Mexico|
A tour of Puebla, Mexico
Puebla is N.13 on the 45 Places to Go suggested by the NY Times