Universidad del Pacifico is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Economics.

Academic calendar

Semester I: March – July 
Semester II: August – December  
Each semester includes 14 weeks of classes plus two weeks of exams.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Business, Economics, Business Sciences, Law and Engineering fields

Exchange students are required to register for a minimum of 12 credits and a maximum of 20 credits. 
Students can combine academic with extraacademic credits and could be enrolled in 10 academic credits (30 ECTS) + 2 extra-academic credits.
In order to know the details, we recommend checking the information about the credits per course or seminar. 

Universidad del Pacífico offers courses in the following fields: Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, International Business Engineering, Information Engineering, Finance and Law. Some courses have prequisites that must be met before students can enroll. In order to enroll to Economics and finance courses, the student must have a C1 proficiency level of Spanish or English. 

The final list of courses will be available about one or two weeks before the semester starts. The undergraduate program study plans and course descriptions will be available on our web page. 

Language of instruction

Languages of Instruction
Almost all courses during the semester are taught in Spanish. However, some courses are also available in English. 

Language requirements (recommended):
Spanish: B2 / for Finance and Economics: C1 -> certificate of proficiency in Spanish required!
English:B2 (a letter of the home university confirming this level will be accepted)

Final lists of courses offered each semester will be available on time for students’ final registration in Lima, about one or two weeks before the beginning of classes.

The undergraduate program study plans and course descriptions may be found at our web page. Students may also ask for this information at the International Relations Office.

Intensive Spanish course prior the semester:
For an additional fee, special Intermediate and Advanced level Spanish Courses for exchange students are available at our Language Center. These courses are offered 3 weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. If students wish to be
included in these courses they must point it out in the registration form. 
Spanish by semester:
Students have the opportunity to take Spanish courses (Intermediate Grammar and Spanish for Business) during the semester. It requires extra costs. 

Housing assistance

Universidad del Pacífico does not have student dormitories. However, the Internatioal Relations Office provides information to exchange students about accomodation in student houses (private student dorms). family homes or flats for rent (appartments) in the city. 

Estimated living costs per month

Accomodation: USD 300/400 month (shared)

Food, transportation: USD 300-450 month

Books, photocopying etc. around USD 100/semester

Number of places available

2 places per year


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More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.