This is a placed program. The candidate should not seek a letter of affiliation. The Fulbright Commission in Mexico (COMEXUS) will work with selected candidates and partnering Mexican universities to place grantees at the institution which is the best fit. The following universities are requesting a U.S. Studies Chair for the 2021-2022 academic cycle:
U.S. Studies Chair at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) Mexico City, Mexico
The Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) is a private university committed to academic excellence to promote the integral development of its members and contribute to a fairer, free and more prosperous society. The Department of International Studies—which includes the Asia-Pacific Studies Program (PEAP), the Center for Inter-American Studies and Programs (CEPI) and the Institute for European Integration Studies (IEIE)—aims to be at the heart of a continuing dialogue on relevant domestic and international topics to foster a better understanding of global dynamics. Placement at ITAM for the U.S. Studies Chair is only available for the fall 2020 semester.
U.S. Studies Chair at the Universidad Veracruzana (UV) Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
The Universidad Veracruzana currently has 27 Higher Education Units that encompasses 74 faculties, 57 libraries, 24 research institutes, a museum, a language centre, a free art schools and music institute distributed throughout five regions. The North American Studies Program is a multidisciplinary program aimed at both university students and the general public interested in knowing all about United States of America, Mexico and Canada. The program is divided into five general study areas: political science, language and literature, history and geography, cultural studies and health sciences.
U.S. Studies Chair at the Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG) Guadalajara, Jalisco
UDG is a renowned higher education institution that currently has 15 campuses, one virtual university and 60 high schools. UDG is notable for being one of the most important and active Mexican Universities, with over 700 distinguished researchers in all areas of knowledge. Additionally, the university has a solid understanding of the legislation, norms and procedures to create, adapt and follow, in order to have simultaneous international programs running of almost any kind, especially graduate’s student mobility, academic mobility, staff mobility, research programs, internationalization at home or the internationalization of the curricula.
U.S. Studies Chair at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), at Cholula, Puebla, Mexico
The UDLAP is a private and non-profit organization, nationally and internationally acknowledged not only for its academic quality and prestige but also for its unique campus and its modern facilities. UDLAP offers a wide variety of academic programs at undergraduate and graduate level through five academic units called Schools (Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, and Business and Economics) where the participants of the US. Studies Chair can easily find a field of knowledge compatible to their research. UDLAP highly values the participation of visiting faculty in research and teaching in graduate and undergraduate courses, where different points of view, culture and background are shared towards a global understanding.