Spanish Language Travel Scholarship available  

Tecnológico de Monterrey (U21)
City: Ciudad de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Estado de MexicoQueretaro

Study in Mexico

Approximate semester dates: Semester 1 (Fall): August-December
Semester 2 (Spring): January-May
Language of instruction: Spanish, English.

Course catalogue with language of instruction and campus filter options.
Full time load equivalent:

48 TEC credits per semester (as of semester 1, 2014)

(8 Tec units = 3 hours of class per week plus 5 hours of independent work outside the classroom = 3 US credits = 5 ECTS)

Fields of Study Available:

This is not an exclusive list of
the disciplines available. 
Disciplines listed here can provide
a full-time load of study. (In English)
All other available courses can be found in the course catalogue.

All subject areas listed are available in English.

It is possible to study across faculties, but be careful of pre-requisites for particular courses.

Humanities & Social Sciences:

Mexican History and Culture
Media & Communications
Political Science
International Studies
International Relations


Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronic Engineering


Business Management
International Business
Accounting & Finance
Information Systems

Course Offer Summer: Queretaro Campus
Course Offer Fall:  Queretaro Campus

Courses available in English - Ciudad de Mexico Campus
Spanish Language Courses - Ciudad de Mexico Campus

Course Offerings - Cuernavaca Campus (English courses mainly in Business/Management or IT/Science)

Courses Available in English - Estado de Mexico Campus

How to find course descriptions - see here

Instructions for course selection - here

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

 - Archeology is not available.
 - Undergraduate level business is not available at Queretaro.
 - Exchange students cannot take a full time load of Spanish langauge study. Some courses MUST come from other disciplines.

Approximate living expenses:

5000-7000 pesos per month (depends on campus)

Living Costs Breakdown

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Most of the campuses will have atleast some courses in English.

Queretaro Campus

Colonial beauty describes the cobblestone streets and pedestrian promenades that makes Queretaro so unique. One of the safest cities in Mexico.

  • Accommodation
  • Exchange students will be assigned an “amigo” (buddy) to help them get through the first weeks. “Amigos” are Tec students who have gone through an exchange program and have volunteered to help.

Ciudad de Mexico Campus (Mexico City)
Located in a grand city with rich history, culture & entertainment.

Cuernavaca Campus
This city is known as "The city of eternal spring".

Estado de Mexico Campus
This amazing city is surrounded by archeological sites and wonderful natural parks.

Check the USA travel advisory for Mexican states
and the Australian travel advice site
and local Mexican Government information.

INSURANCE: Insurance is not mandatory. Students just need to make sure they have international health insurance with full coverage.  This includes: insurance that is directly accepted in Mexican hospitals and has a representative in Mexico to assist you in case of an emergency.

INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY: The United National in Mexico (AMNU) has internship and social service positions available. For more information please visit their website or watch these videos.  If you are interested in applying please contact the Latin American Exchange Advisor for contact information.

- Students are given the opportunity to contribute to communicaty development through active collaboration in social assistance institutions, hospitals or schools.
- Intership and community service programs are available to international students.  Learn to collaborate and work in a local corporation or business and experience first-hand how to engage in business dealings in Mexico. Click here to find out more! 
- Wildmex is a Mexican surfing and adventures group.. everything from mountain biking to yoga, they do it! 

Universitas 21 Member:


What our students say about Tecnológico de Monterrey
Universitas 21 (U21) Member University Universitas 21 (U21) Member University
Sian: Tecnológico de Monterrey (Semester 2, 2016) Sian: Tecnológico de Monterrey (Semester 2, 2016) Bachelor of International Studies, 3rd year
Ethan: Tecnológico de Monterrey (Semester 1, 2016) Ethan: Tecnológico de Monterrey (Semester 1, 2016) Bachelor of Arts, 3rd year
Marissa: Tec de Monterrey, Quertaro (Semester 1, 2016) Marissa: Tec de Monterrey, Quertaro (Semester 1, 2016) Bachelor of Arts/Social Sciences, 3rd year
Shelby: Tec de Monterrey (Semester 1, 2015) Shelby: Tec de Monterrey (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of International Studies, 3rd year
Syme: Tec de Monterrey (Semester 1, 2015) Syme: Tec de Monterrey (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of International Studies, 3rd year
Matthew: Tec de Monterrey Ciudad de Mexico (Sem 2, 2013) Matthew: Tec de Monterrey Ciudad de Mexico (Sem 2, 2013) B. Arts/Social Sciences
Paris: Tecnológico de Monterrey (Semester 2, 2012) Paris: Tecnológico de Monterrey (Semester 2, 2012) Bachelor of Arts / Laws
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