See Education

FUNED - CONACyT

FUNED-CONACyT loan and scholarship programme supports Mexican students to one of the 200 best universities in the world.

The University of Twente has an agreement with the FUNED to provide a joint scholarship.

FUNED aims to financially support all Mexicans to do a Master programme abroad. FUNED selects the best programmes in the world with the aim of promoting the development of individuals and Mexico. Scholarships are available for Mexican citizens with a bachelor's degree, and have an unconditional admission letter for a Master programme at the University of Twente (UT).

Scholarship value

  • 25% discount on the UT tuition fee
  • Loans, scholarships, financial support for living costs and health insurance
  • FUNED's 'credit-scholarships' cover part of the total costs of the Master programme at the UT up to 40% of the total costs, not to exceed USD$ 15,000.

application requirements

Master's programmes
Applied Mathematics

As an applied mathematician, you occupy a key position in the scientific world. Through mathematical models, you grasp the essence of a problem and see links between seemingly unrelated phenomena.

Applied Physics

Apply yourself to one of the oldest fields of science: physics. Gain fundamental insights into your own research field while honing your research skills.

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering is about the design and development of healthcare technology to improve lives: from rehabilitation robots and artificial organs, to imaging techniques and prosthetics.

Business Administration

Do you want to devise solutions to complex and global business problems? We will teach you how to apply scientific methods in practice and equip you for a successful career in the business world.

Business Information Technology

The Master’s in Business Information Technology makes you an expert in IT-based business innovation, with the skills to devise new services and radically improve the way businesses work.

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering encompasses the fields of chemistry, materials science and process engineering. Chemical engineers are also well versed in areas such as fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.

Civil Engineering & Management

If you are eager to focus on both the technical and non-technical aspects of civil engineering projects and systems, then the Master’s in Civil Engineering and Management is the programme for you.

Computer Science

Computer Science is omnipresent in modern society. Latest hardware and software developments are crucial in domains such as social media, security, health, energy, ICT systems, finance and telecom.

Construction Management & Engineering

Complex, innovative and multidisciplinary projects in a dynamic environment require a new breed of engineers who are able to expertly combine engineering knowledge with management skills.

Educational Science & Technology

This one-year English-taught MSc programme combines the science of learning with the role of 21st-century technology, equipping you to help people of all ages and stages of life learn successfully.

Electrical Engineering

This master's challenges you to develop new methods and technologies for high-tech electronics-based systems in nanotechnology, robotics, electronics, telecommunication or biomedical systems.

Embedded Systems

This master’s focuses on the design of embedded systems: the hardware and software that control a device, process or system, e.g. smart phones, pacemakers, chip sets or navigation systems.

Environmental & Energy Management

The one-year, English-taught Environmental & Energy Management Master’s will equip you to lead, manage and govern socio-technological change processes related to energy, water and the environment.

European Studies

Managing Europe is a complex challenge. The Master’s in European Studies gives you the expertise to operate in this fascinating environment where various levels of government come together.

Geographical Information Management and Applications

This Master’s programme aims to educate students and professionals to become all-round managers and/or researchers in the field of geo-information.

Industrial Design Engineering

Combine design and engineering in creating innovative products that enrich people’s lives. During this two-year Master’s, you learn to optimise both products and the development processes involved.

Industrial Engineering & Management

Become a creative, multidisciplinary manager with both technological know-how and engineering and management skills and optimise processes and solve problems in complex, globally active organisations.

Interaction Technology

Interaction Technology combines principles from electrical engineering and IT with the analysis of human behaviour and storytelling.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers focus on the design, analyses and maintenance of machinery, structures and products. The Master’s programme in Mechanical Engineering zooms in on one of these disciplines.

Nanotechnology

The two-year MSc programme in Nanotechnology focuses on the design, creation and study of functional materials, structures, devices and systems by directly controlling matter on the nanometre scale.

Philosophy of Science, Technology & Society

Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society is the premier Master's programme for learning how to critically analyse and assess the impact of scientific and technological developments on society.

Public Administration

In this one-year, English-taught Master’s, you will combine public administration with 21st-century skills and cross-disciplinary, technology-oriented research in a societal domain you care about.

Spatial Engineering

The Master’s programme Spatial Engineering prepares you to address major multi-level spatial problems with a combination of technical and socio-economic knowledge.

Sustainable Energy Technology

The Master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Technology (SET) enables you to become an engineer with in-depth knowledge on renewable energy technologies.

Systems & Control

This two-year master’s programme teaches you how to control the behaviour of dynamic phenomena and systems in interaction with their environment.

Countries eligible for this scholarship
  • Mexico

Application requirements

  • Applicants must be Mexican nationals
  • Applicants must have been accepted to one of the Master programmes at the University of Twente and submit to FUNED an official admission letter issued by the UT
  • Applicants must fulfill the same critera indicated in the eligibility requirements of the Master programmes at the University of Twente
  • Applicants must have achieved a GPA of 8.0 minimum of 10 point scale in their first degree Mexican "Titulo" degree
  • Applicants must submit their application to FUNED no later than 90 days before leaving to start the UT Master programme.

Application deadlines

1st Call opens in January and closes in April. Results will be released by June.

2nd Call opens in April and closes by 19 June. Results will be released in September.

Note: it is important to check deadlines of the calls as of January on the FUNED website every year.

FUNED has two calls per year: www.funedmx.org/convocatorias/

How to apply

When you are interested in applying for a FUNED scholarship or loan press this button.
Information and Apply