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Argentina

Universidad de Congreso (UC), Mendoza, Argentina

Exchange Partner – Most courses offered in Spanish, limited offerings in English

La Universidad de Congreso in Mendoza is a private university situated in the centre of the city of Mendoza, in the North of Argentina. It has a capacity of about 1500 students, and is located in the very core of the city life. This university offers classes in international commerce, administration, communication, economy, psychology, environment, international relations, information systems and tourism.

The University of Buenos Aires

Exchange Partner

The University of Buenos Aires opened in August of 1821. It is a university known for academic excellence. It is the largest university in Argentina and is located in the city of Buenos Aires, it consists of 13 departments, 6 hospitals and 10 museums.

Bolivia

 

Universidad del Valle (Univalle), Cochabamba, Bolivia

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Spanish

Univalle is a private university located in Cochabamba, in central Bolivia. It has four faculties : Health Science, Technology and Architecture, Electronics and Enterprise and Social Sciences. The Univalle has a very modern campus and has three other branches in La Paz, Sucre and Trinidad. The city of Cochabamba is located in a valley in the Andes Mountain Range, and is the 4th largest city in Bolivia. It is known as the “City of Eternal Spring” and “The Garden City” due to its spring-like temperatures year round.

Brazil

 

Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil

Exchange Partner – Most courses offered in Portuguese, some in English

The Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro) is a private and non-profit Catholic university, located in Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil. PUC-Rio campus is beautifully situated within a tropical forest. The institution is recognized worldwide as one of the most important doctoral research centers and one of the top five universities in Brazil. The university has 20,000 students who come from a variety of religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. At PUC-Rio, you can study in numerous areas in a very dynamic city.

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Most courses offered in Portuguese, some in English

PUCRS is a private catholic university also situated in Porto Alegre. it is the largest private university of the state of Rio Grande do Sul and the first university founded by the Catholic religious institute of the Marist Brothers. PUCRS is considered the best private university of Brazil’s Southern Region by the Ministry of Education, and one of the best private universities in the country. There are about 22000 people studying in the 22 faculties of the Porto Alegre campus.

Universidade Feevale (FEEVALE), Novo Hamburgo, RS, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Portuguese

The Universidade Feevale (Feevale University) is a Brazilian university situated in the city of Novo Hamburgo, in the metropolitan region of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. Feevale has approximately 18 000 students in all levels of education. It has two campuses: one placed in a historical neighborhood of Novo Hamburgo, and another one located in a beautiful area, surrounded by gardens. The university offers 38 undergraduate courses in Health Sciences, Pure and technological sciences, Human Sciences (Arts, History, Languages) and Applied Social Sciences.

Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (UERGS), Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Portuguese

UERGS is a public state university situated in Porto Alegre, capital of Brazil. It offers classes in administration, arts, sciences, dance, environment, music, teacher training and theatre. There are about 2200 students in this university which is located in one of the most dynamic and exciting areas of the country.

Universidade Luterana do Brasil (ULBRA), Canoas, RS, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Portuguese

ULBRA is a university located in the city of Canoas in southern Brazil and other campuses all across the state and the northern parts of the country. It was founded by St Paul’s Lutheran Church of Canoas. It has very dynamic sports teams. ULBRA offers courses in agricultural sciences, humanities, teacher training, IT, sciences and math.

Universidade LaSalle (UNILASALLE)

Unilasalle is situated in Canoas Brazil. There are more than 8000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and extension programs in a wide variety of fields. Unilasalle has been investing in research and extension to broaden their commitment to the community.

 

 

Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC), Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Portuguese

The Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul is a private university situated in the city of Santa Cruz do Sul in Brazil. It is a young institution which has about 11000 students. UNISC possesses a Private Reserve of Natural Heritage which is one of the largest in Brazil in the Atlantic Forest Biome. UNISC offers courses in communication, journalism, advertising, public relations, philosophy, psychology and literature.

University of Vale do Taquari – Univates, Canoas, RS, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Portuguese

University of Vale do Taquari – Univates is situated in the city centre of Canoas in south Brazil. It is an institution with a lot of history that offers courses in environment, philosophy, physics, geography, history, literature, maths, education, chemistry and international relations. It has about 6000 full-time students.

Universidade de São Paulo (USP), campus Ribeirão Preto (FEA-RP), SP, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Portuguese

The University of São Paulo (USP) is a public university in the Brazilian State of São Paulo. It is the largest Brazilian university and one of the country’s most prestigious educational institution. USP is the highest ranking and one of the largest institutions of higher education in Latin America, with approximately 90,000 enrolled students. Campus Ribeirao Preto is situated in n the Northeastern region of the state of Sao Paulo and offers classes in economy and administration services.

Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP – USP), SP, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Portuguese

The Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP) is a branch of the Universidade de São Paulo situated in Ribeirão Preto in the Southeast Region of Brazil. It is structured into four departments: Psychology and Education, Biology, Physics and Mathematics and Chemistry. The FFCLRP-USP has approximately 1,763 students. Ribeirão Preto is nicknamed “Brazilian California”, because of a combination of an economy based on agrobusiness plus high technology, wealth and sunny weather all year long.

Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP), Faculty of Philosophy, Letters and Human Sciences (FFLCH), in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Portuguese

The Faculty of Philosophy, Letters and Human Sciences of the University of Sao Paulo, is one of several teaching units that make up the University of São Paulo and, moreover, is one of the largest in number of students , teachers and staff .It is considered as the core of the cultural life of Sao Paulo and is said to have contributed to the change of the whole country. USP-FFLCH has a very dynamic international office which receives many students from all over the world.

 

Chile

 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile

Exchange Partner – Courses offered in Spanish

The Pontificial Catholic University of Valparaíso (PUCV), is a university of approximately 13,000 students located in Valparaíso, Chile. The University has a central campus in downtown Valparaiso, only a few blocks away from the Chilean Congress, the brand-new Metro, and the Pacific Ocean. PUCV attracts students from different areas of Chile as well as hundreds of exchange students from Europe and North America. At PUCV, you can study more than 50 different subjects, including Management, Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Education, History, Music, Theology and Spanish.

Colombia

 

Universidad Autonoma de Occidente

UAO is a private university, established in 1970. UAO has five faculties and 21 undergraduate programs (two of them by dual education system), 12 postgraduate and 7 master’s degree.

The university’s highlights in the region are the high investment in technology and investigation, reflected by its 64 laboratories, faculty staff with doctorate and master’s degrees. “Cali”, is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department, and the most populous city in southwest Colombia, with an estimated 2,319,655. As the only major Colombian city with access to the Pacific Coast, Cali is the main urban and economic centre in southwest Colombia, and has one of the fastest-growing economies in the country.