The EducationUSA advising center at Benjamin Franklin Library, in Monterrey, Mexico, offers professional educational advising services to over 3,000 students during 2018. Operating at the comprehensive level, our advising center services students who are interested in engaging in academic exchange between Mexico and the U.S. From participating in short term exchanges, enrolling into full academic degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels at accredited U.S. higher education institutions, our EducationUSA advising center promotes a wide variety of academic opportunities and supports students, parents, teachers, local governments and higher education institutions in their efforts to achieve their academic mobility goals.
The center provides a variety of educational services, including free introductory public information sessions on various topics of U.S. education, webinars, individual consultations on U.S. study, and application support services. It also provides logistical support to accredited U.S. higher education institutions on recruitment in Monterrey as well as supports open public events such as presentations and fairs to promote exchange opportunities working closely with the local educational community.
Our host, Instituto Mexicano Norteamericano de Relaciones Culturales, is a cultural, binational center that has the mission of strengthening the U.S.- Mexico relationship through activities like art exhibits, concerts, conferences, seminars, theatrical productions, and the instruction of English as a Second Language. Instituto Mexicano Norteamericano de Relaciones Culturales is an American Space affiliated to the U.S. Department of State.