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Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora

Ciudad Obregon Mexico

The Sonora Institute of Technology (ITSON) is an institution committed with social development; it has more than 18,000 students and experts that offer education services, research and development focused in the improvement of the well-being, self-sufficiency, health, and survival of the communities where it has presence.
ITSON was established in 1955 as a project of the community that was looking for the offering of new educational opportunities. The initial effort for establishing ITSON was headed by The Lions Club International, Ciudad Obregon Chapter.

5 de febrero 818 Sur, Col. Centro CP 85000
+52 (644) 4109000
+52 (644) 4109000

◆UMAP Contact Person

M.E. Mónica Gómez Juraz
International Affairs Office
·E-mail // (outbound)

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 27 August 2018
To: 8 December 2018
·Second Semester
From: 21 January 2019
To: 17 May 2019
·Third Semester
From: Second week of August
To: First week of December
·Forth Semester
From: Second week of January
To: Second week of May

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum 2 courses (10 credits)
·Maximum 7 courses (40 credits)

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation


·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program


◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

Bachelor´s Degree in Tourism Administration. Offers 4 courses in English. All the other courses are taught in Spanish. In order to study these courses the student must have an intermediate-advanced level of Spanish.

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
Up to 2 semesters
·Language Proficiency Requirements
Intermediate- Advanced Spanish.
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Orientation for housing/ Orientation Session / Counseling, before , during and after. An academic tutor for each student is appointed / a student mentor is provided.

Available on Campus.

Home stay:

Not available

Off Campus Assistance:

Not available


Full scholarship in reciprocity which includes exemption of academic costs, feeding through the University campuses from Monday to Friday during the duration of the semester and accomodation in the ITSON student residences.

·Medical Insurance
It is Mandatory for all international students and must deliver a copy before arrival to the corresponding coordinator at the international affairs office.
·Visa Process
Student must consider applying for a visa if they are willing to stay over 180 days, for some countries visa is mandatory to enter Mexico and acceptance Documents will be provided to the student to apply for Visa. For all visa procedures students must attend Mexican Consulate Requirements.

Application Submission Deadline: 15 November 2018