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Foreign students must have an international health insurance and have to send a copy of the policy or certificate issued by the insurance company. Universidad del Pacífico requests these documents as they will allow the student to have access to a hospital or clinic if necessary. We recommend contacting the insurance company in order to find out the refund process in the event of an accident and/or illness.​

  • Currency exchange, ATMs and safety in Lima

    We recommend exchanging money in an Exchange House at the airport when arriving in Lima because only a few establishments (such as hotels or restaurants) accept Dollars or Euros.

    If you need to exchange money during your stay, we recommend doing it in an Exchange House or a bank as it is dangerous to do it on the street.

    There are Global Net ATMs in several places in Lima that accept most cards. There are ATMs and a bank office at the university campus. We recommend using these services.

    There are several shopping malls in Lima with banks, ATMs, restaurants, Peruvian souvenir shops, cinemas, clothing stores, etc.

    If you need to take a taxi, it is better to contact a taxi company. There are several reliable taxi companies in Lima (Taxibeat, Easy Taxi, Uber, Taxi Satelital) that work efficiently and charge reasonable prices. We recommend installing these companies' apps or having their contact numbers.​


  • Vaccines

    Universidad del Pacífico recommends students to get vaccinated against yellow fever if they want to travel to the Peruvian or Brazilian rainforest.​

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In accordance with Law N ° 29733 (hereinafter, the Law) and the Supreme Decree No. 003-2013-JUS (hereinafter, the Regulation), the user authorizes, by his signature or any other form of automated express acceptance, the processing of the personal data provided to Universidad del Pacífico (hereinafter, the University), by any physical or electronic means, according to the purposes described below.

The University, with registered office at Av. Salaverry N ° 2020, district of Jesus Maria, declares to be the holder of the Personal Databank and informs that the recipients of the personal data will be the Marketing and Academic Services offices, the Alumni network and any academic or administrative unit of the University, which will keep the personal data permanently or until they are modified, depending on their nature; in order to use them in academic, institutional, administrative and commercial procedures as well as to process and manage information for the proper development of the provision of educational services. Based on this, the University is authorized to send information to the holder of the personal data on the various graduate, executive education and languages academic programs; surveys on satisfaction and educational service improvement; academic, artistic, cultural and entertainment events organized by the University or any of its units, for which it will use the mail, telephone or any other means of communication.

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