Semester Exchange - Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)

Semester Exchange - Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)

ITESO is large university in the vibrant city of Guadalajara in Mexico. It’s educational mission is to educate free, intelligent, and sensitive individuals who are committed to their society and determined to meet the needs of their communities. The campus is reminiscent of Macquarie’s, combining state of the art technologies and learning facilities with stunning greenery. They have many courses taught in English, an extremely helpful International Office, and a wide array of extracurricular activities. Check out #ITESOSTORIES to find out more.

Country: Mexico
Program Dates: Fall is 15 August to 5 December, Spring is 18 Jan – 16 May. Please refer to the next link for more detail
Area of study: Business, Engineering and IT, Law, Security and Intelligence, Society, history and languages
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
Course Details: No restrictions on any courses if the prerequisites and language requirements are met. GPA 2.0 for studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences areas, and 3.4 for Engineering areas. More information in this website
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program), 
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad, 
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program, 
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form

You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

 Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Study a Semester Exchange program in Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO) for 5 months, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO) is located in Mexico

Area of study
Business; Engineering and IT; Law, security and intelligence; Society, history and languages

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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO), Semester Exchange, Mexico, Business, Engineering and IT, Law, Security and Intelligence, Society, history and languages

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AU$1,500 minimum

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Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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