MIM Students

UDLAP is a part of IPBS (International Partnership of Business Schools), a consortium of leading business schools.  

MIM is a Full-Time Graduate Program and can be completed in 10 - 15 months. It is a collaborative international program at two universities in two different countries. The program is focused on the international dimension of Business and Management. Therefore, the courses are entirely taught in English. La UDLAP receives MIM students only during fall semesters, as part of their first track.

For more information and to download the application forms please go to: http://www.ipbsmim.com/
Applicants should note that http://www.ipbsmim.com is the central application website for the MIM program.

How to apply?

Admission Requirements for MIM Students

International Affairs at UDLAP aims to attract recent graduates of an undergraduate program in business studies or suitably qualified graduates from related fields with a secondary focus on business studies. We expect these students to meet the following requirements:

  1. To be accepted in the MIM graduate program of IPBS.

  2. Have the official approval to study abroad and be officially nominated by the MIM Program to study at UDLAP.

Application Instructions and Deadlines


Step 1: Seek Approval

A MIM student must be approved by the MIM Program of IPBS in order to study at UDLAP for the first track.

Step 2: Fill out the Application Form

A MIM student must download and complete this application form using the following instructions:

  1. The name must be used exactly as it appears on the passport.

  2. The citizenship information must be entered correctly. If the student is a dual citizen, it is important to inform us of both citizenships.

  3. Under Permanent Address, the address where the student lives when he/she is not at school must be used. This is most likely the parent's address.

  4. Mailing Address, the address where the student lives while at school must be used. If this is also the permanent address, it is not necessary to fill out this section.

  5. When selecting the number of semesters the student is applying for under Academic Information, make sure the correct option is selected. Under Current Level of Study, indicate the student’s current level (undergraduate or graduate) and year of study (first though fourth). The student will be entered into the system accordingly.

  6. Accommodation, the student will decide he option of living on campus.

  7. The Health Insurance section must be read carefully. An international student must have a health international insurance including repatriation in case of death, sanitary and emergency evacuation.

Step 3: Send all required documents to UDLAP


  • Application for Admission form properly filled out as indicated.

  • Copy of Passport (valid throughout the entire stay at UDLAP).

  • Copy of Bachelor’s degree from the home University with stamp and program coordinator’s signature or letter from institution.

  • UDLAP’s medical form approved and signed by the student’s doctor or healthcare provider.

  • 2 Passport size photos.

  • Copy of the student’s international medical insurance policy including name, date of birth, policy number and coverage details.

IMPORTANT: The application and the required documents must be sent by email and once getting the approval from UDLAP, the original application materials and formats must be sent by an international post service (DHL, UPS, FEDEX, etc) to UDLAP International Affairs Office by the application deadline.


Deadline Study Term
May 1st, 2018 Fall 2018

Please, ALL application materials must be received at the International Affairs office on the application deadline.

Once the International Affairs Office at UDLAP has received all necessary application materials, a letter of acceptance and all complementary information will be sent by email to the student. 

Mailing Address

Lic. Silvana Corres Zenteno
International Affairs
Humanities Building: (HU) 216
Ex hacienda Sta. Catarina Mártir
San Andrés, Cholula
72820 Puebla, México
Tel: +52 222 229 3163
Mail address: dual.programs@udlap.mx

Health Insurance

Health Insurance

All International Students at UDLAP, without exception, are required to have international health and medical insurance coverage for the entire period of stay in Mexico, and that must include:

  • International emergency evacuation.

  • Repatriation of remains.

Once purchased the student’s own international health insurance in his/her home country, he/she will have to provide us with:

  • A copy of the policy, including name, date of birth, policy number, emergency phone number of the insurance company, coverage dates and at least 4 hospital’s at Puebla where the insurance is accepted, prior to the arrival at UDLAP.

IMPORTANT: The student will not be able to sign up for courses officially if he/she has not yet provided proof of medical insurance to the International Office.

Visa Services

Studies in Mexico for less than 180 days


  • If the student’s study program at UDLAP lasts less than 180 days,  and if the student’s nationality is registered on the following list http://www.inm.gob.mx/index.php/page/Paises_No_Visa, it is possible to enter in México as a VISITOR and obtaining a VISA is not necessary. The student only needs a valid passport.

  • If the student’s study program at UDLAP lasts less than 180 days and if the student’s nationality is registered on the following list http://www.inm.gob.mx/index.php/page/Paises_Visa, he/she has to obtain a VISITOR VISA* (Visa de Visitante*)  in the embassy or consulate of Mexico nearest to his/her place of residence.

In order to know where are located the embassies and consulates of Mexico in the student’s country, the following links can be checked. 

In order to know the requirements needed to obtain the visa, the student can contact his/her home university or the embassy or consulate of Mexico in his/her country.

* Students with VISITOR status cannot change or extend their stay in Mexico and cannot recieve any type of remuneration in the country.


During the trip to Mexico, the migration staff will deliver a Multiple Migratory Form (MMF) “Forma Migratoria Múltiple (FMM)”, which must be filled by the student with his/her personal information.
Once in the port-of-entry, the migration staff will ask the student to show the following documents:

  • The Multiple Migratory Form (FMM)

  • The valid passport

Both documents will be stamped with the date of arrival and the student will be allowed to stay in Mexico for a period of 180 calendar days.


During the entire stay in Mexico, the student must keep/preserve the part of the Multiple Migratory Form (FMM) given by the staff of migration back at the port-of-entry.  This form will be required to travel in Mexico and return to the home country.

Mailing Adress

Carlos Pérez Justo
Immigration Services
Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
Ex Hacienda Sta. Catarina Mártir, 72810
San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, México.
1 Building | Module 102 | Phone +52 (222) 229 20 00 ext. 4035

Academic Program

Academic Program

During Orientation Days, the student will have a meeting with his/her Academic Coordinator Dr. Martín González Vasquez (martin.gonzalezv@udlap.mx) at UDLAP, in order to get information about the academic program he/she will follow.

Course Registration

At the beginning of each trimester, the Academic Coordinator will register classes according to the student’s Academic Program. During Orientation week, the student will receive his/her class schedule, and he/she will not be able to make any changes.

Academic Calendar


Transferring Credits Back Home

Credit equivalencies are:
1 Unidad UDLAP = ½ of USA credits
1 Unidad UDLAP = 1 ECTS


Undergraduate Master
10 10 Outstanding
9.0 - 9.9 9.0 - 9.9 Very Good
8.0 - 8.9 8.0 - 8.9 Good
7.5 - 7.9 Sufficient
7.5 8 Minimum passing score

This additional information will be found in the UDLAP transcript:

AC Accredited
BA Academic Drop
BV Voluntary Drop
CP Pending Note
EP Pending Evaluation
EQ/EQV Equivalence
NA Non-Accredited
SC Unrated
REV Studies abroad revalidation
RT Total Withdrawal
IN Indefinite score
ME Extra Courses

Academic Transcript

An official academic transcript will be provided as follows:
Only one official transcript can be issued for each student at the end of his/her period at UDLAP. The transcript will be sent to his/her second track university.


  • UDLAP will not release any transcript if the student fails to complete the pre-departure process, or leaves any outstanding debts at UDLAP. There are no exemptions to this.

  • UDLAP Official Transcript will only be issued in Spanish. In case the transcript is required in other language, the student must contact a certified translator.


If the student needs an extra copy of his/her UDLAP transcript, there will be an additional cost.

In order to request additional transcripts, the student must:

  • Go to the Registrar Office in order to request the cost of the additional transcript/s.

  • Make the payment for the transcript/s at Unicaja.

  • Hand the Unicaja payment receipt in to his/her Incoming Exchange Coordinator.

  • His/Her Administrative Coordinator will ship the additional transcripts to him/her according to the dates mentioned above.