The Tecnológico de Monterrey Chiapas Summer Program on Social Innovation program will take place in the city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas. A multicultural city where the worldview of indigenous peoples descended from the Maya coexists with the international vision of visitors and residents from around the world.

Fields of study

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • International Relations

UQ students are able to participate in Term 2 of the program. More information regarding specific course available can be found in the program guide and course profile

Credit equivalent

3 US credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

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

Contact the  Embassy of Mexico for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by the host university. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

Apply to UQ  Apply to host

Costs

The program fee is approximately $3,200 - $4,300 AUD.

More information regarding specific program fees can be found in the program guide

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Accommodation is included in the program fee. More information regarding specific accommodation can be found in the program guide

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter applications for this program have closed.

Program Dates

Start: 01 July 2019
End: 26 July 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Register