National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Mexico City, Mexico Spanish Open to all Faculties
(Undergraduate students only)


The National Autonomous University of Mexico, founded in 1551, is the oldest university in North America, and one of the largest. UNAM is a renowned university with 13 colleges, offering courses in a variety of fields.

The campus is a UNESCO World Heritage site that was designed by some of Mexico's best-known architects of the 20th century. Murals on the main campus were painted by some of the most recognized artists in Mexican history, such as Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueros.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

August - December January - June

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

Cooperation and International Affairs Office
Incoming Students
Email: incoming [at]
Phone:(+5255) 5448 3800 Ext. 80871



The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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