La Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM)

Global Exchange School


Global Exchange School
  • Monterrey, Mexico

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

January — May

Fall Semester

August — December

Open to RISD students

Juniors + Seniors. Minimum 3.0+ GPA required.

Eligible RISD Departments
  • Apparel Design
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Architecture
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

Exchange Website
University Website
Fact Sheet
Exchange Courses
Important Dates
Housing Information

Academic Credits
Minimum 12 RISD credit equivalency
Instruction Language
  • Spanish
  • English

Some English instruction

About UDEM

Academic Credits

UDEM utilizes their own credit system to award academic credit for coursework. For transfer to RISD, 2 UDEM credits = 2 ECTS credits = 1 RISD credit.

Course Selection

Students from the art, architecture and design areas may not register more than one studio.

Apply for Global Exchange & AICAD

The entire application process will be completed using an online application portal. Apply the semester before you plan to attend.

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1:1 Advising Session

Have questions? The RISD Global team is available to meet for a 1:1 advising session. We can give you more information about your study options, help you figure out which program makes sense for you, and assist you with the application process.

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