International students can take classes worth up to 18 credits in our University in the periods of January until May and July until November.
In order to apply for admission for one academic semester it is necessary that you send the following documents:
Letter of motivation in Spanish
Enrollment verification issued by home institution
Official transcript of completed courses at the home institution
List of courses that you wish to take at Universidad Autónoma de Occidente.
Letter of endorsement from parents or next of kin including telephone number and address.
Curriculum vitae. (resume)
Spanish proficiency certificate (does not apply for Brazil)
Letter of recommendation issued by a professor.
Send application to:
Universidad Autónoma de Occidente
Oficina de Relaciones Internacionales
Calle 25 #115-85
Associations for student exchange
The University has continuously been offering internships for international students that come with IASTE, AIESEC and LACCEI.
Students enrolled in universities that have an agreement with our university will not have to pay tuition. Independent international students will pay the tuition according to the prices for every semester.
Please ask for the visa requirements in the nearest Colombian Consulate in your country.
International students can either find accommodation in apartments shared with other students or in the houses of selected families, located close to the university.
The approximate cost per month for students ranges from $US 87 to $US 110 rent, including room maintenance, laundry and ironing services. The general expenses for international students including food, housing, transportation and entertainment add up to approximate $US 320.