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Catholic University of Uruguay
Montevideo, Uruguay (Outgoing Program)
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Restrictions: OU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
University Exchange Language of Instruction: Spanish
Non-English Language Prerequisite:
5 Semesters Housing Type: Host Family
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Non-English Language Learning Option(s):
Study Abroad Adviser: Zeeshan Malik
University Name:
Catholic University of Uruguay
Language Category:
Language Category C Study Level: Graduate, Undergraduate
Program Description:
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  • The Universidad Católica del Uruguay is in Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • There is a pre-semester, two-week intensive Spanish language course that only costs $250!
Program Requirements
  • 3.0 Combined Retained GPA
  • Five or more Semesters of College-Level Spanish
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 2 Recommendation Letters from an OU Spanish professor and another OU professor
  • Host University Application
  • Visa
All classes are taught in Spanish. Upon arrival, all students take a language placement exam.  If the score indicates a lower proficiency, the student will be restricted to a specific semester track that includes Spanish language instruction, the History of Uruguay, Uruguayan Literature, and Community Service. There is a pre-term Intensive Spanish Class option that meets 2 weeks before the regular term and costs $250. Click here to see more information about these Spanish language learning courses. Students with a score indicating higher language proficiency may take standard university courses with other Uruguayans.

To see courses previously taken by OU students at the Catholic University of Uruguay and their OU equivalents click the following link: Catholic University of Uruguay - Course Equivalency Information.

Academic Calendar
Fall semester (they call it 2nd): August to December
Spring semester (they call it 1st): March to July
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Money Matters
Since this program is a University Exchange program you will pay OU tuition/fees to the OU Bursar and housing/meals/living expenses to the Catholic University of Uruguay.

Use this Catholic University of Uruguay Budget Estimate to help you plan for study abroad and compare programs!

There are number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started! Housing
Living with a host family is the best option for OU students. The families are screened and selected by the host university international office. Students interested in other lodging arrangements will be handled on a case by case situation, but approval is rarely given for independent apartment living. Please click here to read more information about housing.

Get Started
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, log in to to schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for Catholic University of Uruguay to move on to Phase 2!

Past Student Experience
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What was the most memorable part of your study abroad?
The last month, all of the international students had a dinner. It was amazing because by te end of it we were all fluent in Spanish and could really say we were friends!
     — Laura Bisby, Spring 2011
Read what others have said about this program.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2017-2018 02/19/2017
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2017 02/19/2017
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2018 09/17/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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