Faculty & Students

  • 7 Western faculty members have received graduate or professional degrees from a university in Mexico
  • In 2016-17, 2 undergraduate students and 28 graduate students from Mexico attended Western.


Between 2012 and 2016, Western researchers co-authored and published 174 articles, meeting abstracts, reviews, proceeding papers, editorial materials, or book chapters with researchers at Mexican institutions. Top five institutions with which collaborations occurred:

  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas
  • National Institute of Cardiology Mexico
  • Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
  • Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Partner Institutions

  • Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla (UDLAP)
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey


  • 76 Western alumni are living in Mexico

Other Connections

  • Western receives applications from exceptional students through the Consejo Nacional De Ciencia Y Tecnologia (CONACYT), Mexican scholarship program.
  • Chemical and Biochemical Engineering’s Dr. Hugo de Lasa was elected as an Honorary Member of the Mexican Academy of Energy. His induction is to take place in September 2017 during the 2nd International Energy Conference in Mexico City. 
  • Western offers a Summer Academic Program in partnership with Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla (UDLAP). The program includes two courses taught in English or Spanish with recreational activities and trips.