The Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas welcomes all the International Students. We hope that you find all the information you require.

In this global society it is fundamental to create vows of cooperation with international institutions of higher education. At UAT it is transcendental the promotion and the strengthen of our University as part of the process of Internationalization promoted by the Ing. M. C. José Andrés Suárez Fernández, our institution´s President.

Our University is an institution with high reputation in research and teaching and it is recognized as one of the most important educational higher institutions of México.

Thank you very much for your interest in studying at our University. We all are glad to respond to all your enquiries.

“Verdad, Belleza, Probidad”

Mtro. Modesto Robledo Robledo

Director of Academic Exchange.


The Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas began in 1950 with the foundation of the faculties of Law and Medicine, which constitutes the roots of our university. On the 3rd of March of 1967 the university achieved its autonomy.

The Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas is integrated by schools, faculties, institutes, multidisciplinary academic units, schools of distance learning and centers in the following cities:

Nuevo Laredo, Camargo, Rio Bravo, Reynosa, Matamoros, Valle Hermoso, San Fernando, Jiménez, Soto la Marina, Ciudad Victoria, Mante, Tula, Estación Manuel and Tampico-Madero.

Our university provides its services to more than 40,300 students all over our campuses.



Frequently Asked Questions

Immigration Advice; How can I get a student visa?

For information regarding the visa requirements and applications please visit the following websites:

Secretary of Foreign Affairs

National Institute of Immigration

What are the requirements to study at Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas?

Please contact your own Department for more information about the requirements.

Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas

Where to stay?

The cities have plenty of private houses to rent. It is easy to find houses nearby the campuses. Many of them are providing catering. There is something for each one depending of the needs of the students. Prices are accessible and usually International Students find them very cheap and convenient for their budget.