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Exchange (Bilateral) Peru: Universidad de Lima
Lima, Peru (Outgoing Program)
|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Restrictions:||UW-Whitewater applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2016||10/01/2015 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Program Type:||Exchange (Bilateral)||Language of Instruction:||English and Foreign Language|
|Housing Options:||Apartment||Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Class Standing:||Junior, Senior, Sophomore||Areas of Study:||Accounting, Business, Communication, Economics, Finance, International Business, Law, Marketing, Psychology, Spanish|
|Language Prerequisites:||Yes||Target Language:||Spanish|
University of Lima
UW-W Exchange Program
|Eligibility||2.5 GPA, All majors|
|Academic Focus||Across the curriculum|
|Language of Instruction||Mainly Spanish, with some business courses in English|
Studying at the University of Lima offers students a unique opportunity to take courses in a variety of disciplines in Spanish, or business courses taught in English, while experiencing Peruvian culture and an international campus environment.
The University of Lima is a private university with over 15,000 students. The University offers the possibility of studying across any of its academic areas, including Business, Communication, and Psychology. Information about the areas of study offered can be found here: http://www.ulima.edu.pe/pregrado.
Business courses in English
2013 ULima Business courses in English.docx
Proficiency in Spanish is required for participation in this exchange program. For students planning to take business courses in English, at least high intermediate proficiency is recommended (e.g. completion of Spanish 252 at the very least). For students planning to take courses in Spanish high advanced/superior proficiency is recommended (e.g. native speakers or Spanish majors/minors who have taken several 300- or 400-level courses in Spanish).
AccommodationThe University of Lima does not have dorms or residence halls but will provide assistance and guidance in finding adequate accommodations for exchange students who need it. Students are usually housed in rooms offered by Peruvian families where they may also get meals for an added fee. Students can also be housed in student boarding houses with other exchange students.
The University of Lima created a PALS program where university students volunteer to help incoming exchange students adapt to the university community to introduce students to Lima’s social life, and to answer any questions that you may have throughout the semester.
Student Life and Surroundings
Peru, a magical and age-old country, is full of cultural richness and diversity rarely found in other countries; it offers visitors infinite variety and the possibility of experiencing history, culture, nature, adventure and much more in a single country stop. Peru is also one of the only twelve countries labeled as "megadiverse', which is reason enough to plunge into the deep secrets of its natural sites hidden in the extensive Amazonian region, the glorious Andean mountains, the hot, dry valleys of the coast, and one of the richest seas in the world.
The University offers students the opportunity to develop their artistic skills through free workshops, partake in sports such as futbol, rugby, volleyball etc., as well as visit the many cultural sites around Lima. Exchange students also take advantage of their free time in visiting surrounding cities and cultural monuments such as Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
Exchange programs are affordable study abroad options that allow students to pay UW-W tuition while studying abroad. As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program. Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.
Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships
UW-W tuition, as well as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account. Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).
Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)
|UW-Whitewater||University of Lima|
|Housing||$1,568 - $2,680||$1,000|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,800||$2,000|
|Global Experiences Application Fee||$0||$275|
|CISI International Insurance||$0||$170|
|Round Trip Flight||$0||$1,000|
|Total Cost of Attendance||$8,757 - $9,869||$9,484|
*2013-14 UW-W tuition for in-state residents. Non-residents are subject to UW-W non-resident tuition rates. Tuition rates are subject to change each academic year.
Students will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of their program. Students must also obtain a student visa to study in Peru.
Passport and Visa Requirements
|Term||Application Deadline||Term Dates|
|Academic Year||March 15th||Early August to July|
|Fall Semester||March 15th||Early August to Mid December|
|Spring Semester||October 1st||Early April to July|
ContactsCGE Exchange Coordinator:
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel: 262-472-5379 (direct)
UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor
Dr. Barbara Penington
Department of Communication
Office: Heide 464
UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor:
(for Spanish majors)
Dr. Peter Hoff
Dept. of Languages and Literatures
Office: Hyland 3432
UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor:
Dr. Seth Meisel
Department of Continuing Education
Office: Roseman 2017C
UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor
Dr. Jo Ellen Burkholder
Dept. of Sociology, Anthro & Crim Justice
White Hall, Room 206