Mexico, Monterrey

Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM)

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The University of Monterrey (in Spanish: Universidad de Monterrey, acronym “UDEM”) is a private Roman Catholic institution of higher learning located in Monterrey, Mexico.

UDEM educates over 12 thousand students, including high school students, undergraduates and postgraduates. They are a university of Catholic inspiration open to students and faculty of all creeds and backgrounds, which is known for offering Personal Formation Plan to each student, in which each student helped, according to their personal characteristics and professional aspirations, to achieve his or her maximum potential in a highly rigorous and international academic environment. They are currently offer 45 undergraduate degree programs, 13 masters degree programs, 11 graduate specialty programs and 35 areas of medical specialization.

The Country

The United Mexican States is a federal republic composed of 32 federal entities: 31 states and 1 federal district. It is bordered on the north by the United States of America; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of Mexico. With an estimated population of over 113 million it is most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. Mexico has one of the world’s most diverse weather systems. The Tropic of Cancer effectively divides the country into temperate and tropical zones. The most notable attractions are the Meso-American ruins, cultural festivals, colonial cities, nature reserves and the beach resorts. The nation’s temperate climate and unique culture – a fusion of the European and the Meso-American – make Mexico an attractive destination.

The city

Monterrey is historically, industrial and commercial city (in fact most foreign visitors come for business purposes), tourists will be surprised at the wealth of cultural and entertainment attractions that the city has to offer. Monterrey is the capital and largest city of the northeastern state of Nuevo León in the country of Mexico. The city is anchor to the third-largest metropolitan area in Mexico and is ranked as the ninth-largest city in the nation. Monterrey serves as a commercial center in the north of the country and is the base of many significant international corporations.


One of the options they offer is Residencias UDEM (Internet, study halls, air conditioning, green areas, gym, laundry). If you would rather live off The residences, which are housed in two three story buildings (232 rooms), include everything students need to feel comfortable campus, their Housing Office can help you with this. The office Busco Hogar,provides international students with all the information they need to find a place to live off campus, including a list of all the available places nearby the university.

Travel opportunities

Cerro de la Silla – Monterrey’s most famous landmark is the saddle-shaped mountain that dominates the local skyline. Cerro del Obispado – Historical site with excellent views of the city. Macroplaza – In the east of the Zona Rosa is Mexico’s largest zocalo, or central plaza, a stretch of green space lined with fountains, statues, gardens, and monuments. Ringing the park are many historical buildings and museums, including the Monterrey Cathedral, the Mexican History Museum, the Monterrey Contemporary Art Museum, and the former palace of the governor.