Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What documents do I need to be able to enroll at Universidad del Pacífico as an exchange student or study abroad?

    ​Exchange students are those coming from universities with a student exchange agreement with Universidad del Pacífico.

    Visiting or study abroad students are international students from universities which have not signed any cooperation agreement with Universidad del Pacífico.

    All students must apply through the International Relations Office and complete a form online. 

    Then, students have to send the printed form, photocopies of their passport and international health insurance, and evidence of readily available funds (US$ 3000). Also, two passport size color photographs and the transcript from the home university.​

  • When do I have to send these documents and to whom?

    ​​The documents indicated in the previous question must be sent before January 15th if the student wants to register for the first semester of the year (March-July); or before June 15th if the student wants to register for the second and last semester of the year (August-December). Universidad del Pacífico recommends students to check all the detailed information, otherwise their registration might be delayed.

    The documents must be sent to Carolina Caballero, Incoming Students & Study Abroad Coordinator.

    Email​:

    tc.caballerol@up.edu.pe

    Address​:

    International Relations Office 

    Universidad del Pacífico
    Calle Inca Ripac 395, oficina Y-105. Lima 11, Peru

    Phone: (511) 219 0100 extension 5324​

  • How do I know which courses I can register for?

    Exchange students can register for a minimum of twelve credits and a maximum of twenty-four credits. In order to know the details, we recommend checking the information about the credits per course or seminar and their corresponding grades.

    It is necessary for the student to check with the coordinator the number of credits he/she will register for because, in some cases, the regulations of foreign universities require a minimum of credits and certain courses.​

  • How many credits can I register for?

    Exchange students can register for a minimum of twelve credits and a maximum of twenty-four credits. In order to know the details, we recommend checking the information about the credits per course or seminar and their corresponding grades.

    It is necessary for the student to check with the coordinator the number of credits he/she will register for because, in some cases, the regulations of foreign universities require a minimum of credits and certain courses.​

  • When do you recommend arriving in Lima to complete the registration process?

    Universidad del Pacífico recommends students to arrive at least two weeks before the start of classes. It is important to remember the first semester starts the third Monday of March and the second, the third Monday of August.

    The final registration to the courses will be some days before that of regular students. Also, orientation sessions will be scheduled before the start of the semester.​

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