Exchange opportunities in Latin America
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You can apply for the right to complete exchange studies at the University of Helsinki’s partner universities in Latin America in Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. The exchange opportunities are intended for either the students of all faculties or the students of specific disciplines. See detailed limitations under each university.
If you cannot find a suitable destination, see also independent exchange arrangements abroad.
Please note that the application period to exchange destinations outside the EU/EEA area can take place even 1½ years before your exchange begins. Prepare early!
Proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese is required of exchange students to Latin America (see Language requirements). Students must pay their accommodation and living expenses as well as travel, insurance and visa costs.
The academic year begins in February–March in many Latin American countries. The autumn term begins in July–August. The exchange period cannot be distributed over two academic years in the host university, which means that exchanges lasting an entire academic year for most destinations must begin their studies in January-March. There are some exceptions, please see university descriptions for details on the academic year.
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