The Technological University of Cancún was founded in 1998, created to satisfy the needs of local businesses, which in most part belong to the tourism industry or as direct suppliers to this mayor industry.

UT Cancún belongs to a network of Technological Universities located all across the Mexican Republic. To date there are approximately 109 UTs. Each one of them is independent, and the programs offer varies depending on the needs of each location.

The programs offered at UTC are created in coordination with local businesses. Representatives from these businesses along with faculty collaborate together on a regular basis to design the curricula and also offer internships for the students, providing them with an integrated education and learning experience.

UTC is proud to maintain a Quality Certification by ISO 9001: 2000 norm, which supports the work from faculty and staff, but also guarantees the focus on the good service provided to students.


  • All programs are located at the same campus
  • Computer Labs in every building
  • Auditorium
  • Library
  • Language Resource Center
  • Business Incubator
  • Technology Transfer Center
  • Kitchen and restaurant training labs
  • Basketball and volleyball courts
  • Soccer and football fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Student areas


Besides offering academic programs, UT Cancun has more than 400 agreements with local businesses, like hotels, and government agencies to offer students professional internships which help prepare them with the practical knowledge and training required to enter into their respective industries.

For international students, the possibility to combine the academic with the practical, affords these students a rich and diverse learning experience.

Among the options for international student are:

  • Student Exchange : 3 Academic periods in a year, Jan – April, May – Aug and Sep – Dec
  • Internships: Available year-long, from 3 weeks up to 6 months
  • Spanish for foreigners
  • Guided study tours
  • Cultural and heritage programs
  • Summer programs (combining language, cultural activities, fieldtrips and short internships)
  • Tailor-made programs (minimum of 8 students)


The Academic programs at UT Cancún are designed according to the needs of the local industry.

We offer 2 different options for our students:

  • Associate Degree (2 years) = 5 academic periods of 4 months + 1 internship of 4 months
  • Bachelor Degree (4 years) = Technical Degree + 4 academic periods of 4 months + 1 internship of 4 months


Associate Programs:

  • Business Administration
  • Accounting

Bachelor Programs:

  • Business Development and Innovation
  • Financial and Fiscal


Associate Programs:

  • Hospitality
  • Alternative Tourism Product Development

Bachelor Program:

  • Tourism development and management

Culinary Arts

Associate Program:

  • Culinary Arts

Bachelor Program:

  • Culinary Arts


Associate Programs:

  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Information Technology (Networking and Telecommunications)
  • Information Technology (Computer Systems)

Bachelor Programs:

  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Information Technology