Overview

Tec de Monterrey

City: Multiple cities within Mexico
Language of instruction: English, Spanish
  • 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 

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsCommerce (UBCV)ForestryLand and Food SystemsManagement (UBCO)Science

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • 30% of courses offered in English
  • Language assessment is required to take Spanish-taught courses

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Split year Term 2 +1 (UBC Term 2 start)Summer

Who can go?

  • Exchange students can take coursework in most areas of study
  • Available for Commerce students (UBCV)

Term dates

  • Term 1: Early August - Mid December
  • Term 2: Early January - Late May
  • Summer: Late May - Mid July

Timing

  • 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 program

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • Unit x 3/8 = Same as UBC credits

Passing grade

70%

Credit transfer process

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.)

Information about the transfer credit portal.

Course Information

* 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

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate researchInternshipsUndergrad research

Course information and restrictions

  • Students may take intensive Spanish courses, regular courses in Spanish, or regular courses in English

Partner Course Information

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.

UBC Vancouver

Applied Science (Architecture and Landscape Architecture)
UBC course: ELEV 3rd
Title: Critical Analysis of Architecture and Its Context
Partner course code: AR 2025
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-02-03
Arts
UBC course: ARTH 1st
Title: Art and the Intercultural
Partner course code: HI 1053
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-07
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Contemporary Literature and Society -- Dark Materials: The Gothic, the Uncanny and Modern Culture
Partner course code: H 2006
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-15
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Doing Business in Latinamerica
Partner course code: NI 3029
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: Geopolitics and global changes
Partner course code: RI 2031
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-27
UBC course: POLI 328
Title: Citizenship: Social and Political Practice
Partner course code: H2004
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2018-01-12
UBC course: POLI 367
Title: International Relations Theories I
Partner course code: RI 2006
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 367
Title: International Relations Seminar
Partner course code: RI 3006
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 370
Title: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Partner course code: RI 3004
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-27
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: European Regional Scenario
Partner course code: RI 2013
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-01
UBC course: SPAN 101
Title: Spanish as a Foreign Language I A
Partner course code: HI 1007
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 101 & 102
Title: Basic 1 Intensive Spanish Language Topic (95 hours)
Partner course code: HI 1004
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 101 & 102
Title: Basic Spanish II (95 hours)
Partner course code: HI 1005
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 102
Title: Spanish as a Foreign Language I B (45 hours)
Partner course code: HI 1008
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 102
Title: Spanish for Academic Purposes
Partner course code: HI 3009
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2016-03-21
UBC course: SPAN 201
Title: Spanish as a Foreign Language II A (45 hours)
Partner course code: HI 2017
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 201 & 202
Title: Intermeidate 1 Intensive Spanish Language Topic (95 hours)
Partner course code: HI 2015
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 201 & 202
Title: Intermediate Spanish II (95 hours)
Partner course code: HI 2016
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 202
Title: Spanish as a Foreign Language II B (45 hours)
Partner course code: HI 2018
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 280
Title: Introduction to Mexican Culture (in English)
Partner course code: HI 1011
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 301
Title: Spanish as a Foreign Language III A (45 hours)
Partner course code: HI 3013
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 301 & 302
Title: Advanced Spanish I (95 hours)
Partner course code: HI 3010
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 301 & 302
Title: Advanced Spanish II (95 hours)
Partner course code: HI 3011
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 302
Title: Spanish as a Foreign Language III B (45 hours)
Partner course code: HI 3014
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 303
Title: Spanish for Heritage Students
Partner course code: IP 3002
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 308
Title: Business Spanish
Partner course code: IP 3009
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 312
Title: Film, Literature, and Culture (in English)
Partner course code: HI 1037
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 322
Title: Introduction to Mexican Culture (in Spanish)
Partner course code: HI 1011
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 322
Title: Mexican Culture and Thought (with community project)
Partner course code: HI 3019
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 365
Title: Literature and Power in Latin America
Partner course code: H 1045
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2014-04-01
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: Spanish for Social Services
Partner course code: IP 3029
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 404
Title: Film, Literature, and Culture (in Spanish)
Partner course code: HI 1037
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-08-28
UBC course: SPAN 4th
Title: Film, Culture and Literature
Partner course code: H 1037
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2015-04-23
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Financial Information for Decision Making
Partner course code: CF 1008
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-10
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Analysis of International Competitiveness
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Project and Process strategic Management
Partner course code: AD2013
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-11-15
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Partner course code: IR 3004
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-27
UBC course: COMM 465
Title: Marketing and Creativity
Partner course code: MT1003
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-11-15
UBC course: COMM 485
Title: Social Entrepreneurship
Partner course code: EM 1006
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-24
Land and Food Systems
UBC course: LFS 252
Title: Statistics for Research in the Social Sciences
Partner course code: MA 1008
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date:
Science
UBC course: APBI 327
Title: Entomology
Partner course code: AG 2019
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: BIOL 3rd
Title: Genetic Engineering
Partner course code: BT 2001
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-04-28

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ECON 101
Title: Principles of Microeconomics
Partner course code: EC 1008
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-13
UBC course: ECON 391
Title: Intercultural Negotiation and Communication
Partner course code: NI 3035
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-26
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: International Economics for Business
Partner course code: EC 2026
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-10
UBC course: HIST 2nd
Title: Introduction to Mexican Culture
Partner course code: H 1011
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-01-27
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Middle Eastern Regional Scenerio
Partner course code: RI 2017
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-15
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Regional Scenario of Africa
Partner course code: RI 3002
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-07-02
UBC course: HIST 452
Title: Mexican Culture
Partner course code: H 2028
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2014-09-08
UBC course: POLI 222
Title: International Politics
Partner course code: RI 1004
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-27
UBC course: POLI 2nd
Title: International Organizations and Institutions
Partner course code: RI 2014
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-27
UBC course: POLI 315
Title: Asia regional scenario
Partner course code: ri 2016
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-26
UBC course: POLI 370
Title: Conflict Resolution and International Negotiation
Partner course code: RI3004
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-08
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Europe Regional scenario
Partner course code: RI 2013
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-26
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Foreign Policy Analysis
Partner course code: RI 2015
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-27
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Geopolitics and Social Change
Partner course code: RI 2031
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-08
UBC course: SPAN 302
Title: Communicative Skills Development lll
Partner course code: GDA.HI 3008.1
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-07-05
UBC course: SPAN 302/3rd
Title: Advanced Spanish I
Partner course code: HI 3010
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
UBC course: SPAN 380
Title: Social and Cultural History of Latin America
Partner course code: RI 2019
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2014-09-16
UBC course: SPAN 380A
Title: Media Legislation
Partner course code: D 1025
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2018-08-08
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: Intermediate Spanish I
Partner course code: HI2015
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2014-10-27
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: Communication Strategies III
Partner course code: HI 3008
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2018-08-08
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: World History of the 19th Century
Partner course code: RI 1008
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-10-05
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: Professional Practicum (Internship)
Partner course code: EP 3001
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2014-07-02
Creative and Critical Studies
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: Mexican Culture and Thought
Partner course code: H 3019
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-10-05
Management
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Enterprise, Culture and Business in the World
Partner course code: NI 1001
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-24
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Social Entrepreneurship
Partner course code: EM 1006
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-24
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Doing Business in Mexico
Partner course code: NI 2006
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-24
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Intercultural Negotiation and Communication
Partner course code: MGMT 4th, NI3035
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-06-04
UBC course: SPAN 380B
Title: Organisational Behaviour and Human Talent Development
Partner course code: RH 1000
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2018-08-08

Other

Others
UBC course: MGMT 3rd
Title: Value Chain Mangement
Partner course code: NI 2018
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-11
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 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.

Additional awards

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.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

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’ forFederal 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.

Additional fees

  • All students attending Tec de Monterrey required to purchase insurance through the university
  • Details on pricing can be found here
Housing

Types of accommodation available

HomestayOff-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • All campuses offer on and off-campus accommodation
  • Homestay available in some cases

Information on Accommodation

How to applyBack to UBCO