Mexico, Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla

Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla

The UPAEP, Universitat Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla, is located in the south of Mexico in the state of Puebla. The UPAEP is a private catholic university and is located in the capital Puebla City, also called Puebla de los Angeles. The state itself is located east of the twin volcanos "Popo-catepetl" and "Iztaccihuatl". UPAEP was founded in May 1973 and offers a total of 80 different courses. For students with an economic sciences focus, the university offers a number of suitable courses within its Bachelor degree, such as:

  • Business Administration
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Business Intelligence and Development
  • Accounting and Senior Management

Additionally, there are various courses within the Master programmes that have an economic science focus such as: Strategic Sales, Marketing, Finance and Economics.
The motto of the UPAEP is "To create currents of thought and to form leaders that transform society". Aside from the numerous study courses on offer, the University provides its international exchanges students with a wide range of activities such as various sports, visual arts and language courses. If you are interested in studying in a lively Mexican city, check out the UPAEP homepage!

University Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP)
City Puebla City
Population Ca. 2 Mio.
Suitable for Economic Sciences, Business Administration (Bachelor & Master)
No. of Students 16.000
Academic year

1st Semester: August - December

2nd Semester: January - May

Required language skills Spanish: B1 is required at the moment of application at the host university. B2 is recommended.

English: For courses offered in English a Toefl certificate is required: TOEFLITP 500, TOEFL IBT 61, IELTS band 6
If you have any questions, please contact the Student Advisory Service - Foreign Affairs.
Language of instruction Spanish and English
Helpful links Fact Sheet 2023/24

Website for incoming students

List of Bachelor courses

List of Master courses

Application process

  • 1. Submit your application at the Student Advisory Service - Foreign Affairs:
    Application deadline for the following winter semester is January 15.
    Application deadline for the following summer semester is June 15.
    You will find the application form during the application period here
  • 2. If your application is successful, the Student Advisory Service - Foreign Affairs will nominate you at the host university.
  • 3. Afterwards, you have to apply directly at the host university in order to get enrolled. Please be aware of the application deadlines given by the host university. It is possible that some of the application documents have to be translated into Spanish.
  • 4. The preparations can begin:

Application documents

Dates & Application forms

Experience reports (in German)

SoSe 2020

WiSe 2019/20

WiSe 2018/19 I; WiSe 2018/19 II

WiSe 2017/18 I; WiSe 2017/18 II

SoSe 2017

WiSe 2016/17

SoSe 2016 I; SoSe 2016 II

WiSe 2015/16

WiSe 2014/15 I; WiSe 2014/15 II; WiSe 2014/15 III

WiSe 2014/15 IV

WiSe 2013/14 I; WiSe 2013/14 II; WiSe 2013/14 III

WiSe 2012/13