Mexico City, Mexico
ITAM is a private, secular, non profit Mexican institution of higher education. Its mission is to contribute to the comprehensive education of students and to the development of a freer, more just and more prosperous society. In order to carry out its teaching and research objectives, ITAM aspires to the highest levels of academic excellence, while supporting a diversity of ideas and a community that respects ethnic, cultural, and religious differences.
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), previously known as Instituto Tecnológico de México (ITM), was founded on March 29th, 1946, by the Asociación Mexicana de Cultura (Mexican Cultural Association) - a renowned group of bankers, industrialists, and businessmen who, led by Raúl Baillères, worked to make higher education the driving force behind industrial and economic change in Mexico.Since its foundation, the Institute sought to educate professionals capable of generating and promoting a new development model for Mexico in technical, administrative, and economic spheres.