Procedure for Participating in an Academic Exchange:


1. You must meet these 7 requirements:

  • Be a USIL student for at least 2 academic semesters prior to your participation.
  • Have earned at least 60 credits.
  • Have a weighted grade point average of at least 13 for the last 3 regular semesters.
  • Complete the Global Leadership Skills workshop course satisfactorily.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Must not be taking a course for the 3rd time during the semester in which you apply.
  • Have no record of disciplinary or administrative problems. 

NOTA: Keep in mind that you need to apply one semester before you leave for your exchange.


  • Country
  • Language
  • Cultural focus
  • Major 
  • Investment required
  • Type of Partnership

There are 2 types of partnerships​:

  • Academic Exchange: In this type of exchange, you only make payments to USIL.
  • Partnership Payment: For this type of exchange, you make payments to USIL and the destination university.


3. Visit the Office of the Vice President of International Relations to find out whether there is an opening at the destination university, or write to:

Marco Rinaldi at:
Fiorella Yarleque Mansilla at:

Nota: Openings for academic exchanges are limited and subject to availability at the partner institution.

4. Request authorization from the program director to participate in an exchange by writing a letter addressed to the Office of the Vice President of International Relations.

5. Submit the following documents:

  • Letter of motivation.                  
  • Letter of Commitment.
  • Academic Agreement.
  • 2 passport-size photos.
  • 2 official sets of USIL transcripts
  • Resume
  • Photocopy of your valid passport
  • Completed application form for the destination university 
  • Any additional documents required by the destination university

Note: The documents must be submitted to the Office of the Vice President of International Relations as a complete set. In addition, you need to send a scanned copy of your documents to the abovementioned e-mail addresses. If you are a Dual Degree student, you must submit a second academic agreement signed by the program director at San Ignacio College.

6. The Office of the Vice President of International Relations will send your original documents to the destination university, and then you must wait for your letter of acceptance to arrive (estimated response time: 6 to 8 weeks).

7. In order to apply for a consular appointment at the corresponding embassy and obtain your visa, you will be given your letter of acceptance, along with your letter of introduction.

8. You must inform the Office of the Vice President of International Relations of the result of your visa application process.

9. You are required to obtain non-refundable international medical insurance that covers emergencies (Alliance Assist, Rímac, Pacifico, etc.).


10. You are required to follow the recommendations of the destination university, as well as its academic regulations.

11. Be sure to keep your economic commitment to USIL with regard to your registration fee and monthly tuition installments.


12. Once the destination university sends your transcripts to the Office of the Vice President of International Relations, they will be sent to your program’s college for the purpose of transferring your credits.

  • Scholarship requests are made to the respective program directors.
  • Remember that this scholarship is credited to your monthly tuition payment. It does not exempt you from paying the registration fee.
  • Living expenses are covered by the student.
  • Courses for which credit is to be transferred must be previously approved by your program director, according to the academic offering of the destination university and your academic progress at USIL.
  • Download the list of courses available from the destination university’s website.
  • Download your academic progress record (Infosil) in order to take that information to your program director, who will recommend courses you could take during your exchange.
  • If you require additional academic information, please request it through the Office of the Vice President of International Relations.


For further information on the programs, please contact:

Office hours: Monday to Friday:
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Telephone: 317-1000 extension 3225



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