Exchange Student Opportunities
For Fall/Autumn (August – December, 2017) and Spring 2018
Would you like to study abroad for one semester as an Exchange student?
You could have opportunity to study at universities in USA, Brazil, Europe and China
To apply you must have completed four semesters of study including including minimum 77.5 GPA
What types of programs are available?
UPB has written student exchange agreements with number of universities.
ISEP is the largest study abroad membership networks in the world. UPB is the only university in Bolivia which is member of ISEP since last few years. There are more 300 universities in 56 countries. There is some possibility that you may be able to apply for ISEP exchange program with one of the 300 universities around the world.
ELAP Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)
The Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) scholarships provide students and researchers from Latin America and the Caribbean with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels. The scholarship is applied by Canadian educational institution on behalf of students of Latin American university partners. UPB has written agreements with three Canadian Universities:
Memorial University of Newfoundland
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
A full-scholarship holder receives:
$7,200 CAN for college, undergraduate for a minimum of four months or one academic term of study or research; or
In addition to the funds allocated to the recipients by DFATD, the Canadian host institution may also claim $300 CAN per scholarship recipient to assist with administrative costs once the scholarship recipient arrives in Canada.
Canadian institutions will disburse scholarship funds to the scholarship recipient to cover costs including:
visa and/or study/work permit fees;
airfare, for the scholarship recipient only, to Canada by the most direct and economical route and return airfare upon completion of the scholarship;
ground transportation expenses, including a monthly bus pass; and
books, supplies, and equipment, excluding computers, required for the recipient’s study or research.