Universidad de Congreso is a private university located in Mendoza capital of the Province of Mendoza on the western border of Argentina, the Capital of wine.
Originally conceived as a strictly business-oriented school, it soon sensed the need to develop other areas of knowledge to its educational objectives. The University is a young, modern institution made up of ten departments that work in conjunction to form multidisciplinary professionals. Universidad de Congreso was founded in 1991 and currently has almost 2,000 students.
International students are welcome to take classes for one semester or one year at Universidad de Congreso.
All undergraduate courses offered through the 12 degree programs are open to international students. All classes are taught in Spanish; however, students may combine regular courses with Courses from the University's Spanish department.
Spanish as a Foreign Language is taught through Instituto Intercultural de Lenguas Extranjeras. There are several options that include group lessons, individual intensive courses, cultural immersion programs, and programs tailored for individuals and groups.
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The University has an exchange agreement with more than 20 additional international Institutions.
For a complete list of the agreements offered please visit: www.ucongreso.edu.ar/intercambio/ intercambioalumnos.php
Universidad de Congreso does not offer housing arrangements for its international students. However, its Office for International Students helps find appropriate housing in private apartments or with local families.
DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATION
The University offers official transcripts to all exchange students valid for credit transfer.
Universidad de Congreso offers several athletic, cultural and tourist activities for its international students organized through the International Students Department.
WHERE IS THE UNIVERSITY?
The University is located in the city of Mendoza, Argentina. Mendoza city is the capital of the Province of Mendoza on the western border
Mendoza is called the Capital of Wine because it is one of the largest wine producers in the world and its vineyard trails have become a major tourist attraction. The Andes mountain range serves as a natural border with Chile, and is also a center for many sport activities such as skiing in the winter and hiking and rafting during the summer. The Fiesta Nacional de la Vendimia is the most important cultural celebration in Mendoza, attracting more than 60,000 people every year the first weekend of March.
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