The Centre for Mexican Studies in the United Kingdom is an academic outpost of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), hosted by King’s College London. It was created in March 2015, in the UKMX2015 dual year with the idea to promote academic and cultural exchange between UNAM and British higher education institutions. Besides UNAM-UK, there are eleven similar centres around the world in Canada, China, Costa Rica, Spain, France and the United States. More will be opened gradually. UNAM has a well-established internationalization policy, which dates back to 1921.
To promote academic links and mobility, cooperation and inter and intra-institutional collaboration; to promote language teaching and certification of Spanish; to disseminate Mexican and local cultures for the benefit of both the university and Mexican communities abroad, and enhance the presence of UNAM abroad.
To be the representation of excellence of UNAM that contributes to the international positioning in its geographical area of influence by promoting academic, scientific and cultural activity.
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