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Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México - Mexico

Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México also known as ITAM was established in March 1946 as one the top universities in Mexico. ITAM is located in the heart of Mexico city, one the eldest cities in the world. An exchange at ITAM will offer you beautiful historical and cultural settings, and a lovely weather all year around.

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The bilateral agreement signed between UiS and ITAM concerns Bachelor and Master students in Business Administration (Økonomi og Administrasjon) at UiS Business School.
Attn: Master students must obtain approval from a lecturer in order to apply.

Information about the university

Ranked amongst the top universities in Mexico and all throughout Latin America, ITAM is an institution of higher education, offering high-level training in Economics, Applied Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, Law, Engineering, Political Science, International Relations, Business Administration, Finance, and Accounting.
ITAM comprises about 5,500 undergraduate and 800 graduate students and has facilities on two campuses: Río Hondo and Santa Teresa campuses.

Language of instruction
English and Spanish

Language requirements
English Language proficiency equivalent to “4” on transcript of records from high school (VGS)
Students, who do not meet the requirements for English proficiency must as an alternative, take either IELTS or TOEFL tests. 

·         TOEFL minimum score equivalent to 550
·         IELTS results which matches TOEFL minimum score equivalent to 550

GPA requirements
No GPA requirements

Total number of study places
5 places per year

Total free places
5 places per year

Tuition fee
Students going on exchange to ITAM through UIS are exempted from tuitions fees

Study loans and grants for eligible students from Lånekassen.

Academic year
Autumn semester: Early August – Late December
Spring semester: Mid-January - June

How to find subjects
For an overview of the courses offered in English click here  
For a complete description of course content, you need to request a user name and password. Click here to create an account and access the online course portal.

ECTS credits abroad
minimum of 4 subjects per semester to be considered a full time student.
6 ITAM credits = between 5 and 7 ECTS credits = 1 ECTS = 1 studiepoeng  

Housing is not owned or operated by ITAM but the International Office provides assistance by finding off-campus housing options. There are many fully furnished student residences within walking distance from ITAM.
The International Office works with each individual student to find the preferred accommodation but once selected, the student is directly responsible for the lease.

Students staying more than 180 days need to apply for visa. Inquiries related to study permit and visa are to be directly addressed to The Mexican Embassy in Oslo.
Address: Frøyas gate 9, 0244 Oslo
Phone 406 06 158
e-post: embnoruega@sre.gob.mx

Further inquiries?
Please contact the International Office at

Student reports from exchange studies here