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Tecnológico de Monterrey: iSummer Mx (direct enroll)

Guadalajara, Mexico
Monterrey, Mexico
Multiple, Mexico
Puebla, Mexico
Querétaro, Mexico
San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Santa Fe, Mexico
Toluca, Mexico
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EA Advisor: 
Emily Garcia
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Program Overview

Live a unique experience in Mexico, a country where you will always feel welcome, full of adventure and traditions while developing your professional skills in a university that will allow you to unlock your full potential. The Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), was founded 1943 by a group of successful Mexican entrepreneurs. Currently, there are 32 campuses around the country that make up the Tecnológico de Monterrey Education System. 

Spend four weeks exploring four different cities in Mexico with the iSummerMX programs. Each subject-based program will travel to four of Tec de Monterrey's campuses, with a chance to learn about different parts of the country without ceasing your studies. Each campus has special activities, conferences and trips that will make the experience unforgettable! Routes are organized by different campuses with diverse topic:

  • Mexican Architecture
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Culture and Identity
  • Regional Economics in Mexico
  • Global Business
  • Aeronautic Industry
  • Latin Music ABC
  • Mexican Jewelry
  • Migration Up Close
  • Marketing Insights


Visit the Academics & Study Abroad page which outlines key considerations for your academic planning as you navigate different phases of study abroad:

See each program's webpage to view courses available:

Course Offerings
Browse UMD course evaluations in the Study Abroad Course Database:


There may be other course offerings on this program that are not currently listed in the Study Abroad Course Database (SACD).  If you are interested in taking a course not listed in the SACD, please submit a transfer credit evaluation request.

All credit you earn on this program will count as transfer credit on your UMD transcript. UMD uses the following conversion to assess how many credits you will get from this program:

HOST Credit UMD Credit
15 ECTS 3.75 UMD credits
60 ECTS 15 UMD credits

The chart above was last approved by the UMD Study Abroad Transfer Credit Committee on DATE.

Undergraduates must receive a C- equivalent or better in order to be eligible for the transfer of credit.

HOST Grade UMD Grade
40 C -


Costs for Other Approved Programs are outlined on the Costs of Study Abroad page.

The following breakdown provides an estimate of fees for this summer program. For up-to-date fees from the host institution, please see the iSummerMX website.

Paid to UMD:

  • Application fee: $50
  • Education Abroad fee: $500
  • International Health Insurance: $40 (est.)

Paid to host institution:

  • Estimated program fee, including tuition, accommodation: $3600

The fee also includes transport to and from the airport, transportation for all activities, transport between cities, breakfast 6 days a week, all visits and events, and a student arrival kit.

Other Expenses

  • Round trip Airfare
  • Passport
  • Personal expenses and individual travel
  • Optional international trip cancellation/interruption insurance

To apply to this program, you must complete two main steps:

  1. Submit a UMD approval application - start by clicking “apply now” at the top of this page. This application allows UMD Education Abroad to approve your study abroad program selection so you may earn credit in a program outside of UMD.
    This application will require you to meet with your EA advisor, who will communicate important details related to participating in this program. If you do not complete this application by the stated deadline, you may not receive credit for your study abroad program and will lose your student status for the time you are not studying at UMD.
  2. Apply directly to the program provider. After receiving UMD approval, you should submit the program application directly to the program sponsor by their deadline. Your program sponsor will determine your official acceptance to a program. You must adhere to the provider's timeline, eligibility standards, and application requirements.

After being accepted to your program, your EA advisor will guide you through the course pre-approval process where you will determine which credits you will fulfill abroad.

Term Year Application Deadline Admission Notification Program Start Program End
Summerterm 2023 03/15/2023 01/20/2023