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Gentrification in Mexico, Impacts and Opportunities


About the course

This course will give you an in-depth understanding of the phenomenon of gentrification and how it affects urban communities. You will learn about the causes and consequences of gentrification, as well as the strategies that have been developed or are yet to be developed to deal with it. By the end of the course, you will have a more complete understanding of how gentrification affects communities and how steps can be taken to address its effects.


What sets us apart

What makes us different and better.


Course duration

10 hours! Live course by zoom. 


Start of the course

January 17! From Tuesday 17 to Saturday 21 January.


Course schedules

Tuesday to Saturday. Classes are taught from Tuesday to Thursday 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Friday 3:00 PM and Saturday 10:00 AM MX central time



You will obtain an accreditation certificate issued by Lawgic through Certify.


on request

Everything is recorded. Classes are recorded and available to you.



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Course Gentrification in Mexico


Dr. Melissa Schumacher

Melissa Schumacher is an architect and land management specialist with a PhD in Engineering with a specialty in Land Management from the Technische Universität München 

She has a master's degree in Urbanism from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and a degree in Architecture from the Universidad de las Américas Puebla. Heer work focuses on territorial planning, regenerative development, ruralism and social design and has been published in Latin America and Europe. She is part of the National System of Researchers (SNI) candidate level. She has been a Conacyt-DAAD scholarship holder and has worked with German cooperation in projects financed by the Germany-Mexico Dual Year, the DAAD and the German Ministry of Education and Research BMBF.


ProfEdgar Hugo

Acuña Romo

Edgar Hugo Acuña Romo is a lawyer and partner at Immigration Consultants Mexico, SC,


He specializes in immigration advice. He previously worked as an immigration attorney at Fragomen and as a legal intern at Novartis. He has a law degree from ITESM and completed a master's degree in Business Law at CIFF Business School.

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Dr. Emma Regina

Alba Morales

Dr. Emma Regina Morales García de Alba is an architect, Master in City Studies and Management and PhD in Urban Studies and Planning.


She has 20 years of experience in teaching, research and liaison in programs related to Architecture and Urbanism. Her research focuses on the relationship between social practices and public policy in the urban sphere, with an emphasis on urban fragmentation, socio-spatial segregation, privatization of public space, and inequalities in the urban sphere. She is currently coordinator of the Inter-institutional Doctorate in Habitat and Sustainability at ITESO and is a member of several professional organizations.


Prof. Nacho Flores

Nacho Flores is a specialist in technology and blockchain with more than 20 years of experience in the financial and real estate sector.


He is currently the CEO and founder of FIDO, a leading company in digital monetary protection in Mexico. Before that, he was Head of Escrow at weetrust and Airbnb Ambassador. Flores has also worked as a Digital Transformation Executive at Lexmark Enterprise Software and as a Digital Identity Expert at Open Identity Exchange. In addition, he is a serial entrepreneur and evangelist of digital transformation.


Prof. Ricardo

Fernández Gómez

Ricardo Fernández Gómez is a Project Manager, with more than 10 years of experience in the area of sustainable mobility and low-emission urban design.


He currently works at the Guadalajara Secretary of Tourism, where he deals with the planning and development of tourism products. He has also worked in companies such as Concepto Ciudad and Comunica la Ciudad, and has been an urban renewal advisor at INFONAVIT and an urban designer at the World Resources Institute. He has a master's degree in Architecture and New Urbanism from the Tecnológico de Monterrey and a master's degree in Innovation Engineering and Design from the Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Metz, as well as a bachelor's degree in Mechatronics from the Tecnológico de Monterrey.


Meet the Syllabus that we develop for you


Course Gentrification in Mexico

Prof. Ricardo Fernández Gómez

Session date:


Tuesday, January 17 at 6:00 P.M. (Mexico Central Time).

Session 1
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Context North America: Snowbirds, digital nomads, retirees (senior expats)

It will discuss gentrification in Mexico and how it can affect the culture and economy in the long term. It will also address immigration and tourism as drivers of gentrification and how to mitigate population displacement. In addition, it will explore the role of government and citizen participation in the fight against gentrification and how to address issues in a fair and equitable manner.

Dra. Emma Regina Morales de Alba

Session date:


Thursday, January 19 at 6:00 P.M. (Mexico Central Time).

Session 3
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Policies and strategies to deal with gentrification

You will discuss policies and strategies to address gentrification in Mexican cities, including benefits for original and new residents, common challenges, and how to promote equity and social inclusion. The role of government and citizen participation in implementing these policies and how they can promote sustainability and economic development will be explored.

Mtro. Nacho Flores

Session date:


Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 A.M. (Mexico Central Time).

Session 5
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Gentrification and the Real Estate Sector

You will learn how the real estate sector affects gentrification in Mexico and how it can contribute or affect the original population of a neighborhood or colony. You will also address the main factors that influence the demand for properties in gentrified areas, the role of technological innovation and online platforms such as Airbnb, and how they can affect gentrification.

Dra. Melissa Schumacher

Session date:


Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00 P.M. (Mexico Central Time).

Session 2
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Impacts of gentrification

This session will address gentrification in Mexico and its impact on immigration, local communities, economic diversification, environment and ecology. Public policy measures and sustainable forms of urban renewal will be discussed, as well as gentrification in relation to tourism and real estate development. Urban planning, accessibility and inclusion in urban development, and addressing forced displacement will also be topics of discussion.

Mtro. Edgar Hugo Acuña Romo

Session date:


Friday, January 20 at 4:00 P.M. (Mexico Central Time).

Session 4
Types of Immigration Status in Mexico

You will understand how the immigration status system works in Mexico and how it is determined, discuss the different types of immigration status available in Mexico, including temporary resident, permanent resident, visitor and tourist status in order to understand how foreigners can come to live in Mexico legally.


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Do I get Certificate?

Yes, you get a certificate of participation.


Yes! Undergraduate students and adults over 65 years of age have a preferential price.

What platform do you use?

At Lawgic® we use Zoom for live and Kajabi events.

Can I pay in installments?

Yes. Ask your advisor for the payment plan.

Are there payment facilities?

Yes, ask about the payment facilities for you.

Is there a guarantee / refund?

Clear! No questions or conditions, 100% refund.


Pre-sale price until January 17

$1,900 MXN

Take advantage of our promotional price and don't run out of discount! Promotion valid until 01/17/2023. Presale price includes VAT.

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