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Colombia: Bogotá - Universidad de los Andes (Semester Exchange)
Bogotá, Colombia (Exchange Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring,
Year (Jan-Dec),
Year (Sept-May)
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: USD applicants only
PROGRAM COST Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2014 10/01/2013 
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2014 03/15/2014 
**
Rolling Admission 07/28/2014 11/15/2014
 NOTE: Students must arrive on site on 7/22 for orientation.
Spring 2015 10/01/2014 10/01/2014 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
GPA: 2.75 Disciplines offered: Business
Accomodations: Home stay, Shared apartments off-campus Service-Learning: Yes
Program Advisor: Derek Brendel - dbrendel@sandiego.edu
Program Description:
Bogota

COLOMBIA: Bogotá

Universided de los Andes School of Management

Fall/Spring Semester Program

PROGRAM LOCATION 

Bogotá is a city of contrasts, and as such it offers a unique experience to its visitors. Prepare to find a hectic balance between the new and the old; the peaceful and the frantic. Encounter century-old plazas and churches shadowed by towering skyscrapers. Find peaceful treelined bicycle routes cut through by wild-traffic avenues. Bogota is a city with many layers. From internationally recognized universities to regional offices for multinational companies, Bogota is Colombia's capital for official business dealings. It is a city that caters to a population that has been exposed to European and North American influences, which ensures that anything from traditional dishes (Ajiaco) to sushi or fast food restaurants can be found. It's one of the most modern and metropolitan cities of South, Central America and the world.

ACADEMIC INSTITUTION

Students enroll directly in the Universidad de los Andes School of Management. Founded in 1948, the Universidad de los Andes, located in Bogotá, the capital of Colombia is a private institution which promotes autonomy, responsibility and openness of mind within its community. Since 1972, the Universidad de los Andes School of Management has developed, through its academic programs and research activities, a consolidated school that promotes constant interaction between students, teachers, staff and the corporate world.The school's objective is to educate socially responsible people that embrace an international perspective and that are capable of creating, understanding and furthering the advancement of organizations. Universidad de los Andes enrolls more than 800 students in both graduate and undergraduate programs and attracts more than 4,000 participants each year through its executive education programs.

Since its creation, the Los Andes campus has been located in historic downtown Bogotá, making it easily accessible to visitors. This location not only houses the majority of the historic landmarks, but is also home to a concentration of universities, local and central government buildings, banks, important private sector organizations and a variety of cultural and tourist activities ranging from libraries, museums, theaters, scientific and literary centers to art galleries. The university campus was constructed by remodeling already existing industrial and religious buildings in the area, by building some new state of the art infrastructure; and by creating an environment that is active, supportive, safe and friendly for its student.


COURSE INFORMATION


Business courses offered in English and Spanish.
An essay in Spanish explaining the reasons why you want to study at Universidad de los Andes is required in the application process.

Click to view courses offered at the the Universidad de los Andes  (Note: Not all the courses are available every semester. Final class schedules will be available the first day of class.)

View the Universidad de los Andes Brochure for Exchange Students (in English)

Selecting Courses:
  • Students are advised to select five primary courses plus five alternates.
  • All courses must be approved by USD for transfer prior to departure. Click HERE to find out how to get courses approved by completing the Transfer Evaluation Process.  Students are advised to start the process well in advance of the application deadline since processing can take weeks.
  • For more information about courses which have been pre-approved to transfer as USD credit please contact Exchange Program Advisor, Derek Brendel at dbrendel@sandiego.edu


HOUSING

Students live off-campus and may request assistance securing accommodations from the Universidad de los Andes during the application process. Options may include home stays, rented rooms, or singe occupancy apartments. 

Some additional facilities students can find on campus include:

  • Cafeteria and 9 food outlets, offering diverse cuisine options with indoor and outdoor dining areas.

  • Sports fields and gym.

  • Health services.

  • Non denominational prayer room.

  • Banking services (ATMS)

  • In addition to the central campus, there is a Practice Center of the Medicine Faculty located about 10 kilometers away.


COST

For a detailed description of program costs please see the Program Cost in the box at the top of this webpage. Click on the link which corresponds to the term you plan to study abroad.


 

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