Semester Exchange - Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Semester Exchange - Universidad Nacional de Colombia

With eight campuses across Colombia, The Universidad Nacional de Colombia is an autonomous independent entity of superior education linked to the Ministry of National Education, with a special and defined regime as a National and Public University. This university has approximately 40,000 students studying for an undergraduate degree and 4,000 for a graduate degree, making it the largest higher education institution in the country. The National University of Colombia is widely known as the best Colombian university, and one of the best universities in Latin America, for its high degree of education and research achievement in several rankings of universities in Latin America and around the globe. Colombia is an ever growing force that continuously interests the world, with the Colombian territory also encompassing Amazon rainforest, tropical grassland and both Caribbean and Pacific coastlines. To study in Colombia is an experience of a lifetime, and the Universidad Nacional de Colombia offers the ultimate experience for you to study in this diversified and growing society.

Country: Colombia
Program Dates: Fall Semester: August - December. Spring Semester: January - May.
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months

Course Information: Exchange Webpage

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

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Summary
The Universidad Nacional de Colombia is an autonomous independent entity of superior education linked to the Ministry of National Education, with a special and defined regime as a National and Public University. There are eight campuses across Colombia.

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Business; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

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Benefits
Travel Grant

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AU$1,000

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mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

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https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

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