• Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
• Students with declared major in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) only.
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: 5th Semester Spanish
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Agricultural and Life Sciences

Classroom Language

English, Spanish


Apartments, Local Hosts, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Fall: Late August - Mid-December
Spring: Early January - Mid-May

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Fall 2018-19  6/1/2018
Spring 2018-19  10/19/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
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Mexico, Queretaro
ITESM-Queretaro Exchange

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The ITESM-Querétaro Exchange is offered by the College of Agricultural and Life Science (CALS) in partnership with IAP.

Experience one of the most culturally and technologically advanced cities in Latin America by spending a semester studying in Querétaro , Mexico. Enjoy the highly diverse and multicultural population of the community, their year-round warm weather, and the state-of-the-art campus.

Open to agriculture and life sciences majors with advanced Spanish language ability, you have the opportunity to directly enroll in courses with Mexican and international students at the Queretaro Campus of Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, commonly known as Monterrey Tec. The program also offers you the opportunity to improve your Spanish language skills and to learn about the culture and business environment of Mexico.

Querétaro is the capital city of Querétaro state and has been named by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site. The temperate climate offers you comfortable opportunities to explore the historic city center and colonial architecture, to learn the tango, and to relax on the stunning plazas.

Not sure where Querétaro is? See it on a map here.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Integrate into the academic and social environment of Querétaro Campus
  • Observe Mexican perspectives on academic disciplines
  • Develop a literacy in day-to-day life in Queretaro
  • Strengthen Spanish language skills
  • Achieve personal development and the ability to adapt to a new culture