|Master Programme||German-Mexican Dual Degree Master in International Material Flow Management (IMAT Mexico)|
|Degree||[icon name="graduation-cap" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Master in Engineering and Circular Economy (M. Eng.) from the Universidad Panamericana, Mexico
[icon name="graduation-cap" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Master of Engineering Degree (M. Eng.) from the University of Applied Sciences Trier, Germany
|Starting Date||Enrolment month: August at UP (first year)
Enrolment month: October at UCB (second year)
|Duration||4 semesters (2 semesters UP Mexico plus 2 semesters at one of the partner universities)|
|Language||Classes at UP are either taught in Spanish or English (depending on the student body). Classes at UCB are fully taught in English.
|Established since||Fall semester 2019|
|Application Deadlines||Application is an ongoing process – no application deadlines – terms start in January and August.|
|Fees and Costs||Tuition Fees:
Tuition Fee Year 1 (in Mexico): 103 200 MXN/year
Tuition Fee Year 2 (in Germany): 6 000 EUR/year
Semester Fee Year 2 (in Germany): approx. 220 EUR/sem
Living Expenses in Mexico: approx. 8000 MXN (approx. 400 EUR) per month
Approx. living Expenses in Germany (3rd and 4th semester): 750 EUR per month
|Scholarships/Loans||Scholarships are available for outstanding applicants. For further information, applicants should contact Dr. Pia Berger – IMAT Program Coordinator|
|Admission Requirements||Educational Requirements:
Applicants must fulfil at least one of the following educational requirements:
- Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) + one year of professional experience in sustainability
- Bachelor of Engineering
Language Proficiency Requirements:
Non-native English speakers must submit one of the following language certificates.
- TOEFL® PBT Test: 550
- TOEIC: minimum 750 points
Note: the results are valid for two years from the test date. Expired scores will not be accepted.
|Visa||Applicants who are neither Mexican nationals nor permanent residents of Mexico must apply for “Status of Residence” (visa) as an international student at the Universidad Panamericana, Campus Aguascalientes.
Please visit the Mexican Embassy´s webpage in your home country.
|Health Insurance||Students are required to hold a health insurance that covers their health expenses during their studies at Universidad Panamericana.|
|Enrolment||Please check the Enrolment procedure here.
MODULE 1: PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
MODULE 2: BUSINESS PLANNING
MODULE 3: ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT
MODULE 4: REGIONAL MATERIAL FLOW MANAGEMENT
MODULE 5: INDUSTRIAL MATERIAL FLOW MANAGEMENT
MODULE 6: INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY & ZERO EMISSION STRATEGIES
MODULE 7: SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT
MODULE 8: ENERGY SYSTEM MANAGEMENT
MODULE 9: RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
MODULE 10: SUSTAINABLE WASTE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MODULE 11: SEMINAR IN SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS
MODULE 12: SEMINAR IN RESEARCH
MODULE 13: SEMINAR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
MODULE 14: SEMINAR IN SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN BUSINESS
MODULE 15: MASTER THESIS AND ORAL DEFENSE
If you have a strong interest in developing new business solutions in the field of environmental management and technologies and hold a bachelor degree or equivalent, please apply now! Satisfying our admission criteria is the first step to a successful application! For more information regarding the admission requirements, please refer to the information below.
Admission requirements at UNIVERSIDAD PANAMERICANA (UP Mexico)
The Admission Committee considers past academic performance, work and life experience, intellectual ability and other non-quantifiable qualities, such as motivation, self-confidence, leadership, and the ability to cooperate with others while evaluating your application.
Any kind of professional or extracurricular leadership experience, especially if international in nature, is highly regarded.
As a guide, to be eligible to apply for IMAT Mexico you should fulfil at least on the following educational requirements:
- [icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) + one year of professional experience in sustainability
[icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Bachelor of Engineering
You should also show good English language skills (TOEFL® PBT Test: 550 / TOEIC: minimum 750 points)
The following documents must be submitted by mail after you fill in your online application:
- [icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Copy of undergraduate certificate/diploma
- [icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Academic transcripts
- [icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Proof of English proficiency
- [icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Research plan (max. 10 pages)
- [icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Curriculum vitae
- [icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Personal statement – motivation for applying and future plans (max. 4 pages).
For more information on the IMAT program at Universidad Panamericana, please visit the program page.
Universidad Panamericana Admissions Office:
José Pablo Ildefonso Hernández Hernández firstname.lastname@example.org
Ricardo Macias email@example.com
Prof. Pia Berger, PhD
Professor Berger received her master’s degree in Geology from the University of Würzburg, Germany and her PhD in Sciences from the Institute of Geophysics of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). She is currently Faculty and Director of the study course Energy Technologies at the Department of Engineering at Universidad Panamericana on Bonaterra Campus in Aguascalientes. Her research interests are renewable energies and include biomass, geothermal and sustainable projects.
Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer No. 101
CP 20290 Aguascalientes
For more information, please visit Universidad Panamericana´s IMAT program page.