The University Regiomontana uses its educational experience of over 45 years to maintain the validity of its original values including a trimestrial system, practical guidance, urban location, flexibility in study system and in the scheme of tuition, plus a comprehensive program for scholarships and financial aid for its students.
However, globalization forces universities to respond to changing times and adapt their teaching style to the needs of society in order to prepare students to excel in their personal and working life. The university continues to evolve its educational model to meet the mission of transforming society through quality education.
The new educational model U-ERRE features innovative elements including the widespread use of technology and the possibility of learning in spaces that foster academic discussion and social interaction, where the teacher has an important role to promote critical thinking that allows real situations to give meaning to theory. Students have learning experiences that are collaborative, multidisciplinary and internationally minded. In addition, the model offers the possibility of national with an international vision. Students can participate in cultural and athletic activities.
Main CampusMonterrey, Mexico Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in MonterreyLanguage(s) spoken on campus: Spanish
Monterrey, the capital of the state of Nuevo León, is located in northern Mexico. It is a two-hour drive to the U.S. border. Monterrey is Mexico's third-largest city and one of its most important industrial, economic and educational centers. All university buildings are located in the city center of Monterrey, with easy access to most amenities. They are located five minutes from the Macroplaza and the old town of Barrio Antiguo, where students can find cafes, restaurant, bars, cultural events, museums and a vibrant nightlife. It is also a favorite student hangout on weekends. Monterrey is recognized worldwide as a great host of concerts, sporting events and cultural activities.
Students immerse themselves in local culture by visiting museums, markets and other places of interest with the included Spanish class. A trip to Garcia Caves and Saltillos Desert museum is included in the ISEP benefits. One or two weekend trips to colonial towns or archeological sites are offered each term, and students may participate for a small fee.
The cultural division offers the perfect spot to learn and participate in activities. Foreign students can participate in dance, Mexican folklore, theater and music. If desired, foreign students can even get credit and grades for these activities.
Sports classes are offered for general fitness. Classes include yoga, tai chi and aerobics. University sports teams offer international students the opportunity to play in internal and external tournaments.
ISEP students can be paired with a local "buddy" student to help them navigate life at U-ERRE.