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

Academic calendar

Academic year of 2021: Each semester includes 14 weeks of classes plus two weeks of exams.

Semester I: March – July  

Semester II: August – December

Areas of study open to exchange students

Courses in English in the following fields: Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, International Business Engineering, Information Engineering, Finance. Check at each course on the right side of the title - EN
Some courses have prequisites that must be met before students can enroll. 

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. 

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. 


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Language of instruction

Languages of Instruction
Most courses are taught in Spanish, but there are also some courses available in English. 

Language requirements (recommended):
Spanish: B2, but C1 for courses in the domain of Finance and Economics! A certificate stating your Spanish proficiency level is required. 
English: B2, a letter of the home university confirming this level will be accepted.

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 & health insurance

Accomodation: USD 300/400 month (shared)

Food, transportation: USD 300-450 month

Books, photocopying etc. around USD 100/semester


Please note that it is mandatory for all incoming exchange students to have a full coverage health insurance before arriving to Peru.

Number of places available

2 places per year


For more detailed information, click here.

The exchange student visa is mandatory for all incoming students. In order to begin this process, the International Relations Office at Universidad del Pacífico will request important documentation detailed at the application web site and send it to The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Peru. Once the visa is approved, students will receive a confirmation e-mail. The visa approval process usually takes between 2 to 6 weeks.

More information

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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Contact details International Exchange Office

Attention! Due to the developments concerning the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice.

You can reach us at ieo.leg@uu.nl for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study. 

You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.

Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at ieo.leg@uu.nl

International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands