University of Monterrey





Address: Av. Ignacio Morones Prieto 4500 Pte., San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León – 66238.
Country: Mexico.
Phone: +52 (81) 8215 1393
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History and objectives

The University of Monterrey (UDEM) was founded by the religious congregations of the Daughters of Immaculate Mary of Guadalupe, the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the Marist Brothers, and the Brothers of La Salle.

UDEM has a unique model of liberal arts education. We believe that education not only consists in the acquisition of knowledge but should also seek the comprehensive and holistic development of the human being.

We are one of the best private universities in Mexico, and one of only seven Latin American universities with regional accreditation in the United States. UDEM is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). This recognition is based on our high standards of academic excellence.

Governing bodies

The governing bodies of the University of Monterrey are the General Council, Executive Council, Executive Committees, Advisory Committees and Co-Curricular, Advisory and Operational Councils.


UDEM is located within Monterrey metropolitan area, in the municipality of San Pedro Garza García.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar is divided into two periods. The Fall runs from August to December and the Spring from January to May.

Academic departments

The academic areas of the University of Monterrey are the following:

  • Art, Architecture and Design.
  • Business.
  • Education and Humanities.
  • Engineering and Technology.
  • Health Sciences.
  • Law and Social Sciences.

Academic programmes

The academic offer of UDEM includes 46 graduate and 29 postgraduate programmes, as well as 37 medical specialities and subspecialities.

International programmes

UDEM has over 300 agreements and more than 800 international study abroad options.

Discover here more information on its international programmes.