We have two semesters per year:
1st Semester: from Mid-March to Mid-July, and
2nd Semester: from Mid-august to Mid-December.
Yes we do, we have both English and Spanish courses.
Attached on this e-mail, you can find the list for English courses & courses description.
For Spanish courses and curricula by careers please enter the link:
Yes, enclosed you will find list of Spanish courses.
Exchange students are considered “Free students” and they have the possibility to take courses from different fields and from different academic levels (they don’t need pre-requisites).
If the students want to take Spanish courses they need at least an Intermediate level of Spanish.
For students who want to take the Spanish Language course, they need to take the Spanish Placement Test (according to the Academic Calendar enclosed).
The registration process is in charge of our International Office. We will assign you an Academic Advisor to whom you will send the list of your preferred courses and he/she will assist you with the registration via email.
No they don’t, the Spanish Placement Test is only students who will take the Spanish Language courses.
Yes, we can take it in another date later, but registration process depends on the results of the Spanish Placement Test.
Yes, Semi-virtual and virtual courses are not available for international students.
Yes we do. Exchange students have the possibility to process an OFFICIAL VISA through our International Office. This visa is granted in a General Peruvian Consulate of the city chosen by the student and is free of cost.
We require the following documents and information at least one month prior to departure:
-Copy of passport
-Copy of airline ticket with arrival and departure dates to/from Peru
-The city of the General Peruvian Consulate chosen by student
The process is carried out through the Foreign affairs Ministry in Peru and coordinated with the General Peruvian Consulate chosen
Yes you can choose a GENERAL PERUVIAN CONSULATE in any country around the world.
The student will be informed when the visa is ready to be picked up. They will need to request an appointment to the Peruvian consulate.
For students coming for one semester there is also the possibility to arrive with a tourist visa which can be granted for 90 or 183 days, depending on the Migrations authorities. This visa can be renewed by travelling abroad or paying 1US$dollar per extra day of stay after the visa expires.
For students coming for one Academic Year an OFFICIAL VISA is required.
As mentioned before, the visa is free of cost.
The visa is granted for 90 days counted since the arrival to Peru, and will be extended by our International Office.
You should come to our office at least two weeks before the expiry of your visa. You need to bring with your passport and a printed version of your flight itinerary.Please bear in mind that the visa processing may take up to 3 weeks.
It appears on the bottom side of your class Schedule, sent by your Academic Advisor. Also, in your Infosil account you can find your schedule.
If you have exams at the same time, one of them will be taken during the make-up exams dates. The date will be published at your INFOSIL.
The test can be re-scheduled depending on the course, for this it’s mandatory to ask the teacher first. The re-scheduled tests are taken after the mid-term and final exams.
No, if the course is taught in Spanish, the exam will be evaluated in the same language.
For regular courses, the percentage allowed is 30%, meanwhile the language courses, is of 20%.
The allowed time for dropping a course is one week after the Mid-term exams.
You should go to Academic Services, the dates will be informed at your INFOSIL.
You should create an account in the Infosil, register your personal e-mail, and then you will receive a confirmation e-mail.
No we don’t, but we can recommend a list of housings.
Yes, for midterm, final exams and make up tests you need to show your USIL ID card.