Key information

Host Institution: Tecnologico de Monterrey

Location: Multiple campuses around and in Mexico city (including Mexico City, Puebla, Queretaro and Guadalajara or Monterrey)

Dates: 6 January - 31 January 2025

Costs: USD $2,250 (more information can be found below)


  • A$1,000 Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants available
  • $7,921 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students

Application deadline: 31 October 2024


Spend your summer break immersed in the colours, sounds and tastes of Mexico. Over this four-week program, you'll have the opportunity to explore four different cities and campuses, all while earning credit towards  your Swinburne degree.

Classes are all taught in English and each campus and city you visit will hold interesting activities, conferences and trips designed to take you far beyond what any tourist could experience. Depending on which course you choose, you'll unlock your potential in the world of business globalisation, or gain a fresh perspective on global issues and develop solutions that can help make a real impact.

With all travel, accommodation and activities organised for you, it couldn’t be easier. You’ll discover a new culture, make friends from around the world and pick up some Spanish language skills in the process! 

Courses offered

Choose between:

  • Global Business
  • Mexican Cultural Heritage and Social Challenges

Eligibility criteria

To apply for this program, students must:

  • be enrolled into an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree
  • meet the overseas exchange program eligibility requirements
  • meet any pre-requisites listed by the host institution and for the courses you choose


Academic credit

You are able to take this program as credit for one of your elective units. Alternatively, you may be able to use one core unit for this program, subject to approval from your Course Director.

Credit equivalence

6 credits or 10 ECTS = 12.5 CP (1 unit) at Swinburne.


Program cost: $2,250 USD (approx. $3,376 AUD).

This program cost is paid to the host institution and may include the following:

  • Accommodation for the duration of the program
  • Transportation for all program activities, including pick up on official arrival day and transfer from city to city
  • Breakfast six days of the week
  • Tickets to all visits and events of the program
  • Student arrival kit
  • Health Insurance

The host university has further information on their website. *Note that these prices are subject to change.

Note: Tuition fees to the host university are waived for students completing a short-term exchange program at one of our partner universities. You will continue to pay your regular tuition fees to Swinburne while you are on the program.

There may be other program costs incurred outside of tuition fees, including living expenses, airfares, and visas (if applicable). 

More information about Tecnologico de Monterrey

Visit Tec de Monterrey's website for more information on their short-term iWinterMx program and the courses offered.


Funding your overseas journey may be easier than you think

Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants

This program has A$1,000 Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants available.

This grant can help offset travel and living expenses for your overseas internship and are available to both Domestic and International UG or PG students. Students can apply for a grant as part of the application process.


Eligible Australian students can also apply for an Australian Government OS-HELP Loan of up to A$7,921 (depending on your program destination) to help cover costs associated with your overseas program.

For more information on funding and eligibility see Fee Help and Scholarships.


Students must first apply to Swinburne Abroad following the short-term exchange application process. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.

Final application deadline: 31 October 2024
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Palacio del Obispado in Monterrey Mexico

Has this program sparked your interest?

If you’d like to learn more, contact Swinburne Abroad for more information and to get help with your application. Contact us on or +61 3 9214 5926

Alternatively, you can visit Tecnologico de Monterrey website for further information.