Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey - ITESM • Monterrey, Mexico
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)is also known as Tecnológico de Monterrey or as Tec. It is called Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in English. The institution is a private, non-sectarian university which is located in the beautiful city of Monterrey in Mexico. The Monterrey campus is the largest of 30 campuses located around Mexico. The school was founded in 1943 and has steadily become the most recognized school in Latin America. The university offers excellent degree programmes, and has been ranked one of the top business schools by the “Economist”. The medical school is also well-known as it is the only establishment to offer MD-PhD programmes in partnership with the Houston Methodist Hospital. The school is accredited by numerous national and international organisations, such as SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools), AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), BALAS (Business Association for Latin American Studies), EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), EQUIS (The European Quality Improvement System), IFT (Institute of Food Technologists), as well as ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications) and NCFMEA (National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation). The campus is home to modern, state-of-the-art facilities, including over 200 research laboratories, 5 cafeterias, 8 academic buildings, a gym, a library, an auditorium, a student centre, a stadium and athletics track, as well as 17 college residences and an indoor swimming pool. The school places special value on being active and therefore owns dozens of sports fields and courts to play tennis, racquetball, football, basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball, among other things. Internationalization is also an important part of the campus life. The school offers different academic programmes to promote international partnership and to enrich the multicultural experience. Student can take part internship programmes in Monterrey, too.