Universidad de Montevideo

Americas, Uruguay

Universidad de Montevideo is located in the Montevideo coast which has a population of 1.4 million people and is the nation's capital. This private university was founded in 1986 and hosts 2,700 students. They have been ranked the 1st among private universities in Uruguay since 2012 by QS University rankings for Latin America and they are also the first in the country to introduce compulsory internships as part of the curriculum. They offer an international family program and buddy program as support for their international students as well as volunteering opportunities.

Special conditions/comments

Students must have at least an overall grade average (WAM) of 70% to apply to this institution. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of 4 semesters of Spanish before the commencement of their exchange semester to be eligible for this institution. Some subjects are available in English, however the equivalent semester to the La Trobe Semester 2 has more English subject options. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of four semesters of Spanish to be eligible for this institution (unless they are applying for the August-December period and will enrol only in courses taught in English). Both postgraduate and undergraduate subjects are available (see their website for more details).

Credit points equivalent to 60 LTU credits
18-24 credit points
Placement chance
High chance
Language of instruction
English; Spanish
Available scholarships

Mobility Grant; Academic Mobility Scholarship (AMS)

Semester dates
Semester 1: March - July ; Semester 2: August - September

Subjects offered

Business and Law

  • Accounting
  • Business (English)
  • Commerce
  • Crime
  • Justice and Legal Studies (English)
  • Economics
  • Event Management
  • Finance
  • International Business (English)
  • Laws (English)
  • Management (general)
  • Marketing
  • Tourism and Hospitality


  • Education
  • Educational Studies
  • Teaching (primary) (English)
  • Teaching (secondary)

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Ancient Mediterranean Studies
  • Anthropology
  • English
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
  • Journalism (sport)
  • Philosophy
  • Screen Studies
  • Sociology
  • Strategic Communication

Languages and Cultural Studies

  • Chinese
  • French

Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

  • Computer Science (general)
  • Computer Systems Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering


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