Clemson partners with Tecnológico de Monterrey to increase the competitiveness of students in a global marketplace

March 14, 2016

A summer program between Clemson University and Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC) in Monterrey, Mexico has been officially announced during the visit of a delegation from TEC to Clemson University. TEC is a Mexico-wide system ranked as the top technical institution in Latin America. The program addresses the need to form students with cross-cultural experience to make them competitive in a global marketplace. The program will partner students from both institutions to work together in solving problems posed by industry. The first industrial partner in this program is Meritor, who has operations in South Carolina, North Carolina and Monterrey.

The 8-week program will be conducted in English. It will start on May 23 and end on July 15. The students from TEC will first move to Clemson for the first 4 weeks. Clemson’s and TEC’s students will then move together to Monterrey to finalize the program. Faculty from both institutions will advise the students in close collaboration with the industrial partner in both sites.

Visit for more information about the program and how to apply. Deadline is March 25. The language of instruction of this program is English. Basic Spanish is desired but not necessary.