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Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: Area and Cultural Studies, Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication, Business, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, History, International Relations, Literature, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Political Science, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Visual and Performing Arts
Instruction Language: English, Spanish
Program Description:
Click "Apply for Exchange" to complete an exchange nomination application, which will be reviewed on a competitive basis after the deadline.  Within the application, you will be able to indicate your interest in up to three exchange programs.
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Program Overview New Program Overview
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) also known as Tecnológico de Monterrey or simply as TEC, is a private, multi-campus university based in Monterrey, Mexico. Founded in 1943 by leading regional industrialists, ITESM has since grown to include 31 campuses in 25 cities throughout the country.

The university's widespread recognition has made it one of the most prestigious in Latin America and the developing world.  Known for having the best business school in the region, ITESM holds a strong reputation among potential employers.
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About City  Campus Locations
Guadalajara“The Pearl of the West” is the affectionate name that the local residents have for Mexico´s second largest city: Guadalajara. Guadalajara is the capital of the State of Jalisco and source of some of the best-known Mexican exports: pottery, handcrafted wood furniture, tequila, and mariachi music, among others.

Mexico City
Mexico CityMexico City is a fascinating capital that marvels its visitors with endless options. One of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, Mexico City boasts 16 boroughs and more than 300 neighborhoods.

MonterreyThe city of Monterrey is a multicultural space full of adventures, entertainment, culture, and places to explore. There is a wide variety of activities in the city and its surrounding areas, from international events to ecotourism in the beautiful mountainous and desert regions just outside the city. 

PueblaThe Historic Center of Puebla was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on December 8, 1987. Puebla is a hub for universities and is full of architectural jewels, magic, traditions, culture and beliefs that together create a fabulous story that brings this city to life.

QueretaroQuerétaro is considered an excellent example of a Spanish colonial city; its well-preserved historic center was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1996. Querétaro is the ideal destination for business tourism. It integrates a valuable history with the rhythm and modern lifestyle of a cosmopolitan state.
For more information, visit the Campus Life webpage.
Academic Programs Academics and Courses
Students have an option to choose from different academic options offered by each campus:
  • Regular University Courses Taught in English and/or Spanish
  • Spanish as a Second Language and Mexican Culture
  • Certificate Programs
Exchange students can choose from a variety of subject areas, although course offerings may vary based on the chosen campus. At ITESM, the average class size is approximately 30 students and coursework typically includes homework assignments, teamwork, projects in small groups, student participation, and examinations.

Students can also supplement their academic coursework by getting involved as a student volunteer in one of many different community projects coordinated by ITESM.
Full-Time Semester Course Load 13-15 credits
Course Listing Course Catalog
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Click each campus city to view available programs:

GuadalajaraMexico CityMonterreyPuebla | Querétaro

Housing Housing
Exchange students can choose from the following  accommodation options, based on campus availability, budget, and desired experience.
  • Live with a host family - Friendly families welcome you with open arms. By choosing a homestay, you will experience Mexican culture firsthand, including its language, customs, and cuisine.
  • Live in a residence hall - Enjoy a global experience while interacting with and living among students from Mexico and many other different countries.
  • Live off campus - Tecnológico de Monterrey provides information about off-campus housing (upon request) as well as offering assistance with understanding rental agreements, legal issues, etc.
Click each campus city to view available accommodations:

GuadalajaraMexico CityMonterreyPuebla | Querétaro

Student Visa Student Visa
Depending on nationality and length of stay, exchange students accepted to study at ITESM will typically need to obtain a visa prior to their arrival in Mexico. For students coming to study for a semester or less (180 days), an FMM visa for non-lucrative activities will most likely be required.  Since visa rules and regulations change frequently, consult the nearest Mexican embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.
Testimonials Student Testimonials
  • "Challenge yourself and study Spanish; it will be a fun and different experience. You will have the chance to meet a lot of people and even learn more about yourself."
    Sanna Kronqvist, Sweden
  • "The city is so beautiful and there is so much to explore in the mountains."
    Lauren Fredenca, USA
Campus Location Campus Maps

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Resources Program Resources
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Program Contact Information
Tecnológico de Monterrey
Office of International Programs
Tel: 52(81)83284065

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Education Abroad

SSB 3.400
Click here to open an exchange nomination application:

Apply for Exchange

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/06/2019 11/30/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants may be notified of their acceptance prior to the application deadline.