The "Accommodation Programme for visiting researchers (RIV) at the IPN" represents the consolidation of Academic Mobility through the construction of a building to host either professors, or national and foreign researchers from institutions of higher education or public and private research centres.
Its aim is to enhance the development of formation and research activities from academics of renowned prestige so as to collaborate on these projects during their stay, thus, contributing to the work of the IPN community with innovative elements, new techniques or different points of view. In addition, they will support the creation of new research areas or strengthen the existing ones under a collaboration and globalization scheme.
The RIV is located on. Miguel Bernard Avenue and Juan de Dios Bátiz, San José Ticomán, in Gustavo A. Madero, Zip code 07340, Mexico City. See the location map for further information
The IPN was created for the purpose of forming high quality professionals contributing to the development of the national, scientific and technological fields on the three levels of studies catered for and boost the development of research, extension and broadcasting activities of education services. It meets the challenge by creating bigger opportunities in education and expanding the services associated to the needs of national development.
As a result of the operation of exchange and cooperation projects for national and international students, teachers, scientists and authorities, it was deemed necessary to create a specific accommodation. The Institute’s leadership therefore commissioned the Patronage for Works and Facilities (POI)to build a place which was finished in January 2007 to host the visiting researchers. The RIV was inaugurated on 8th February 2007at a protocol ceremony with the assistance of authorities from both the Ministry of Education and the IPN.
With the creation the RIV, a model of education has been fostered concerning the following aspects:
For that matter, these activities are orientated to foster the openness of the Institution outwards, to be internationally positioned as an institution of education of excellence and jointly contribute with other institutions to solve problems and record experiences improving the academic activities at the IPN.
The RIV aim is to:
In order to offer our guests a comfortable and productive stay, the RIV provides the following necessary services:
The rooms contain a queen size bed, Internet Access, a cooker, a microwave oven, an iron / ironing board, a desk, a safe deposit box, a DVD player, a coffee maker, a TV, a telephone, a fridge, a fan and a space heater. The built-in kitchen and the breakfast area are only available in the Suite Room.
The candidates for accommodation must request their stay according to the procedures defined by the administration (Document delivery sent by the IPN unit or requesting institution including the visitor’s complete details, the length and grounds for the stay.)
Once the stay has been given approval, the candidate will be given a room and access to the recreational areas, gym, computing and common area with prior request to the administration while duly respecting the established schedules.
In order to make your electronic pre-reservation, check the website page www.riv.ipn.mx, click on the heading “Reservations”, and follow the instruction
The costs of the services offered by the RIV are as follows:
The deposit must be made on the account number 0154836537 in the name of Instituto Politécnico Nacional - Secretaría de Administración at a BBVA Bancomer branch. The voucher must be given to the Administrator of the RIV upon registration. The total of the deposit must correspond to the total length of stay.
Clabe (Interbank account code): 012180001548365376
For further queries or confirmation, contact the RIV administrator at extension Nr 52800 y 52801. Discrepancies or controversies will be solved through the IPN Secretary of Administration.
In order to offer our guests a good quality service funded on respect, the following regulations must be observed:
For further information about the services offered by the RIV or confirmation, dial the office number: 5729 6000 extension Nr. 52800, 52801 and 52802 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org; we will gladly help you.