The Tecnológico de Monterrey iSummer Mx Migration Up Close program provides students the wonderful opportunity to learn in a unique and innovative way, through high-class and dynamic sessions, hands-on activities and vivid cultural experiences throughout Mexico.

The program also offers the chance to explore Mexico, allowing students to travel, live and study in different parts of the country.


Fields of study

  • International Relations
  • Development
  • Political Science

More information regarding specific programs available can be found on the host university webpage

Credit equivalent

8 Tec Units = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 16 Tec Units 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. Students will be selected via an internal UQ Abroad selection committee, as well as an internal Ted de Monterrey evaluation. 

This program impacts on UQ semester 2 dates. UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

Apply to UQ

Successful applicants will be nominated to Tec de Monterrey by UQ after the selection committee meeting following the application deadline. Following your nomination, you may be required to submit additional application information directly to the host university. 


Tuition is paid to UQ. Additional program fees of approximately $2,400 AUD are paid to the host university. More information regarding specific program fees can be found on the host university webpage

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is included in the program fee. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university webpage

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March
Host: 15 May 

Program Dates

Start: 06 July 2020
End: 31 July 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Exchange
Location: Mexico City, Puebla, and Chiapas, Mexico
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate


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.