Binational cooperation on education issues would greatly benefit both countries, as well as the overall competitiveness of the North American region. At the same time, it would contribute to Mexico’s development and potentially impact migration flows from Mexico to the United States. The Mexico Center focuses on each of these important components, as outlined by Presidents Obama and Peña in a May 2013 agreement.


Ongoing Research Projects



 U.S.–Mexico Academic Mobility

This projects gathers and analyzes data on Mexican students studying in the United States, with the objective of examining the U.S.-Mexico higher education mobility framework and creating an interactive online database that maps and profiles Mexican students studying in the U.S.