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Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

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Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), was founded on March 29th, 1946, by the Mexican Cultural Association, a renowned group of bankers, industrialists, and businessmen who, led by Raúl Baillères, worked to make higher education the driving force behind industrial and economic change in Mexico.


ITAM has five academic divisions:

  • Academic Division of Actuarial Science, Statistics and Mathematics
  • Academic Division of Business Administration and Accounting
  • Academic Division of Economics, Law and Social Sciences
  • Academic Division of General Studies and International Studies
  • Academic Division of Engineering


ITAM invests considerable resources in both teaching and research. This not only allows us to understand the scope of the latest developments in each field, but also to know how to manage them.


ITAM has an excellent Career Center , offering students and alumni the best professional opportunities in both the public and private sectors. We have agreements with more than 3,500 national and foreign companies that continuously look for and recruit our students. Our Career Center has strict criteria for selecting employer companies, such as the company's reliability, the positions offered and the base salary of the vacancies. Its purpose is to give our students the best opportunities for their professional development. Moreover, ITAM has a highly sophisticated online Career Center system which students and alumni can access at any time and from any computer.

University Ranking

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Library services

The Library's collection

  • A monographic collection of over 200,000 issues.
  • More than 1,400 periodicals that are printed and/or available electronically.
  • An online database of worldwide principal information systems.
  • 55 databases on compact disc.
  • Capacity for 988 students at any one time.
  • 26 cubicles for small study groups.

ICT services

Computer CenterWe provide our students with the necessary resources they need through our general purpose rooms and laboratories for Instrumentation, Electronics, Networks, Microprocessors, Automation, and Telematics.

Medical services

In addition to Medical Services provided at each campus, thanks to our mandatory Medical Insurance, all undergraduate students are insured in the event of a medical emergency.

Student Life

Campus life

ITAM has two campuses:

  • Río Hondo Campus
  • Santa Teresa Campus

Sports facilities

ITAM has a gym, showers and lockers, rooms for aerobics as well as diverse exercise classes, as well as facilities for volleyball, basketball, and soccer. The Sports Department coordinates and promotes ITAM's sports by providing technical and training assistance in the various sports our students want to play.

Student clubs

  • Sociedad de Alumnos
  • Asociación de Estudiantes Foráneos
  • Circuito de Radio y Televisión
  • Asociación de Empresarios


All the programs taught at ITAM are registered with and accredited by the Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP) [Ministry of Public Education] (REVOE).

Mexico City, The Federal District, Mexico


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