The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)
Tec de Monterrey
- Created in 1943 to train qualified business professionals in fields critical for national development
- Multi-campus system spread through Mexico
- Campuses provide housing arrangements, orientation, immigration information and recreational activities
- Internships available for any international student, in areas such as marketing, environmental/biological engineering, general business, hotel and tourism, etc.
- Courses offered specifically designed for international students
- Some courses offered for students with limited Spanish language skills
- Campuses available to UBC students are: Campus Monterrey, Mexico City Campuses (Campus Ciudad de Mexico, Campus Santa Fe, Campus Estado De Mexico), Campus Guadalajara, Campus Queretaro, Campus San Luis Potosi, Campus Aguascalientes, Campus Leon, Campus Cuernavaca, Campus Queretaro, Campus Chiapas
Partner university's areas of study
Notes on Language of Instruction
- 30% of courses offered in English
- Language assessment is required to take Spanish-taught courses
ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING
Who can go?
- Exchange students can take coursework in most areas of study
- Available for Commerce students (UBCV)
- Term 1: Early August - Mid December
- Term 2: Early January - Late May
- Summer: Late May - Mid July
- Due to travel advisories as of December 2017, some campuses in the northern and western states of Mexico are not currently options for exchange
Summer courses offered at Tec de Monterrey campuses
Course equivalency formula
- Unit x 3/8 = Same as UBC credits
Credit transfer process
* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.
Type of Go Global Experiences
Course information and restrictions
- Students may take intensive Spanish courses, regular courses in Spanish, or regular courses in English
Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university
Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.
* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.
- 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
- Summer students attend through our exchange agreement and pay tuition to UBC based on the number of credits earned at the partner institution
- Some exceptions may apply
Scholarships + awards
The Go Global award $1000
All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.
Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.
Information for US students
If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.
If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.
If you attend an ineligible institution:
- You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
- You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
- You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
- You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
- All students attending Tec de Monterrey required to purchase insurance through the university
- Details on pricing can be found here
Types of accommodation available
- All campuses offer on and off-campus accommodation
- Homestay available in some cases