Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Querétaro

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Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Querétaro
ITESM Campus Queretaro.jpg
Business School at the Querétaro Campus
Established August 14, 1975 [1]
Parent institution
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Location Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico
20°36′48″N 100°24′13″W / 20.613329°N 100.403602°W / 20.613329; -100.403602Coordinates: 20°36′48″N 100°24′13″W / 20.613329°N 100.403602°W / 20.613329; -100.403602

The Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Querétaro Campus (in Spanish: Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Querétaro) commonly shortened as Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Querétaro or ITESM Campus Querétaro, is a campus of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education private university system in Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico.

The Querétaro Campus of Tecnológico de Monterrey first opened its doors on August 14, 1975. Founded by a local group of businessmen led by Don Jesús Oviedo Avendaño and having as its first president Dr. Rafael Rangel Sostmann. The first academic programs were, besides the High School, Agriculture, Computer Sciences, and Business Administration.



To prepare upstanding, ethical individuals with a humanistic outlook, who are internationally competitive in their professional fields, and become citizens committed to the economic, political, social, and cultural development of their communities and to the sustainable use of natural resources.

Academic Fields[edit]

Agriculture, Food and Biotechnology[edit]

Intensive and precision agriculture production systems. Dairy Sciences. Food technology and food Sciences. Biotechnology for the AgroFood Sector.

Architecture and Design[edit]

New urban space design. Industrial Design. Not only functional, but social, cultural, aesthetic, economic, and ecological design.

Business and Management[edit]

Entrepreneurship. Accounting. Marketing. Finance. International trade. Global Business.

Engineering and Science[edit]

Mechanical. Mechatronics. Industrial Engineering. Aerospace. Civil.

Humanities and Liberal Arts[edit]

Communications and Digital Media. International Relations, regional development, public policy. Spanish. Animation and Digital Art.

Information Technology and Electronics[edit]

Digital Systems and Robotics. Computer Sciences.

High School[edit]

  • Bilingual Program
  • Multicultural Program
  • International Program (IB - International Baccalaureate)


  • As per 2010, international student population accounted for 9.5% of the total -from 21 different countries-.
  • Of the May 2010 graduating class, 36% studied abroad at least one academic period.


Retos Internacionales[edit]

Refereed Journal. Published every six months. Web page states it is an academic-research journal oriented to the development of international relations and global understanding. Director: Dr. Gabriel Morelos-Borja; Editors: Dr. Tamir Bar-On and Mtro. Mario A. Vázquez-Soriano; Assistant: LRI. José Manuel Guevara. Articles may appear in English or Spanish.


  1. ^ "Historia del campus" (in Spanish). Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Querétaro. Retrieved 2008-09-02. 

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