Tecnológico de Monterrey

Mexico City
Mexico

Language of instruction

Spanish
English

The Tecnológico de Monterrey was founded by a group of Mexican entrepreneurs who made their dream of creating a cutting-edge educational institution come true. It is a private, non-profit institution which is independent from political and religious affiliations.

At Tecnológico de Monterrey’s campuses, which are strategically distributed all over Mexico, you can join more than 1,100 student groups and take advantage of a rich variety of cultural experiences.

Semester dates

UQ SemesterHost SemesterDates
Semester 1Semester 2 (Spring)February–June
Semester 2Semester 1 (Fall)August–December

View the Tec academic calendar.

Guides and additional information

Monterrey has online resources available to help get the most out of your exchange:

Campuses

Tec has multiple campuses spread across Mexico, only four of these campuses are currently open to exchange students:

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Student testimonials

Full-time study load

15 Tec credits per semester is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Host university requirements

GPA
You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 to study at Tec de Monterrey.

Language
Students may not be required to demonstrate any language proficiency, however, it is recommended students have:

  • English: Equivalent to IELTS 6.5 for courses taught in English
  • Spanish:  Minimum level of B2 CEFR.

Semester Restrictions
Not available for exchange in UQ's Semester 1, 2023 due to travel advisory.

Study Options
Not applicable to this university. However, you will need to choose all courses from a single campus and indicate this on your application.

Find courses

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 
You must still check the host university course catalogue to see if courses from the Credit Precedent Database are still on offer and in the correct semester of your exchange.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Biomedical engineering
Business, commerce and economics
Computer science
Engineering
Environmental studies
Finance
Human resources
Humanities and social sciences
IT and computer science
International business
International relations
Law
Leadership and Management
Marketing
Mathematics and statistics
Mechatronic engineering
Modern languages and linguistics
Political science
Sciences
Software engineering
Spanish

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Accommodation

Accommodation options at Tecnologico de Monterrey vary from campus to campus. Students can find information on staying at residence halls here.  Details regarding university residences will be provided once accepted by the host.

Cost of living

Students can expect to encounter the following living expenses on their exchange.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Insurance

Students approved to participate in a Semester-based Exchange are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the Embassy of Mexico for visa and immigration information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, experiences to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice, and sign up to receive updates for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)