After the successful Year of Mexico in the UK which occurred in 2015, the University of Birmingham has become one of 12 UK universities and 12 Mexican universities to embark on a new initiative to deepen academic links between the two countries. The Mexico-UK Visiting Chair Initiative will see senior figures from prestigious UK and Mexican universities spend up to two weeks each year working collaboratively to explore new and exciting links in research and teaching.
Participating universities from the UK include Birmingham, Bristol, Durham, Edinburgh, King’s College London, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Southampton, University College London and Warwick with collaboration set to span the arts & humanities, social sciences, health and natural & mathematical sciences.
The Mexican Commission comprises of Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Universidad de Guadalajara and Universidad de Guanajuato.
To find out more information including the elegibility criteria for the Mexico Visiting Chair initiative please see the 'Call for Participation'.
To apply please fill out an 'Application Form'. Applications for 2016 have now closed. Succesful applications for this year can be found here.