iSummerMX: Automotive Engineering is a four-week summer program designed for international students who like traveling and working multicultural environments and are interested in acquiring the basic knowledge and skills to venture out as young professionals in the automotive engineering industry. Students will make everlasting memories, exercising their intellectual curiosity and developing entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership skills. They will learn about the automotive engineering ecosystem, key technological trends, and the relevance of this Mexican industry in the international setting.


During their program students will live in four vibrant cities: Monterrey, the second most industrialized city in the country, San Luis Potosí, a city that leads the country in foreign direct investment in the automotive development sector, Toluca which boasts the most complete on-campus automotive laboratory in the country and historic Puebla, home to an auto part-maker cluster.

Week 1 (July 5-9): Campus Monterrey

Week 2 (July 12-16): Campus San Luis Potosí

Week 3 (July 19-23): Campus Toluca

Week 4 (July 26-30): Campus Puebla


- Housing throughout the program

- Full transportation from Monday to Sunday, for all activities in the program, and between cities

- Breakfast 6 days per week

- Tickets for all visits and events in the program

- Project and academic materials

- Student Welcome Kit

Course Description

Students will take part in the TEC21educational model , an ambitious university-wide program to rethink education. Visit the most important automotive manufacturing plants in Mexico in the company of inspiring professors with a recognized trajectory in the automotive industry. iSummerMX will allow flexibility as to how, when and where learning happens through company visits, workshops, specialized laboratory classes and field trips. 


Students will earn the equivalent of 6 U.S. credits during this four-week program. 

1. Principles of Automotive Engineering 

(Taught in English)

This is an advanced level course, which intends the student to know and apply the principles of automobile  operation. Requires basic knowledge of mechanics, dynamics and combustion of engines. As a result of the learning, the student will develop a basic knowledge of mechanical and automotive engineering.

2. Mechanical Engineering Capstone Project

(Taught in English)

In this advanced course, students will complete industrial, scientific, technological and sustainable development engineering projects using the knowledge acquired in the final third of their major. This course requires prior knowledge of design methodology, manufacturing processes, mechanical design, engineering, economics, heat transfer mechanisms, and automatic control systems. As a learning outcome, students will be able to solve real mechanical engineering problems that will benefit the industrial sector and society, and minimize environmental degradation.

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(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Engineering Recommended!

    Automotive Engineering Technology

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • LPR Required
  • LPR Writing Score: C1 - Advanced Plus-Superior
  • LPR Reading Score: C1 - Advanced Plus-Superior
  • LPR Listening Score: C1 - Advanced Plus-Superior
  • LPR Speaking Score: C1 - Advanced Plus-Superior
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

  • Learning

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