National University of Quilmes
Argentina

About National University of Quilmes

The National University of Quilmes (UNQ for its initials in Spanish) was founded in 1989.  Nowadays, UNQ has over eleven thousand students, distributed among its graduate courses and postgraduate courses of study. The University’s mission is the production, teaching and transmission of knowledge of the highest quality, in an environment of equality and diversity.

 

UNQ currently only teaches courses in Spanish. Interested applicants must speak some Spanish to apply.

Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The National University of Quilmes is located at the heart of Southern Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area, in Bernal City, Quilmes. Quilmes has a population of 230,000 and is home of two soccer teams and the Cerveza Quilmes beer company, which is one of the world's largest breweries and the city's leading employer. 


Buenos Aires is often called the “Paris of South America,” for its soaring architecture and rich European heritage.  Three million people live in this region, which centralizes 20% of the country’s industrial establishments.

Graduate Program

Program Information

Application Material

Fall Semester Application Deadline: April 1

Spring Semester Application Deadline: October 1

 

UNQ currently only teaches courses in Spanish. Interested applicants must speak some Spanish to apply.  


Submit the following materials directly to Alyssa Kyff (Building 10, Room 2125) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:

  • Program Application
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Motivation Essay (in Spanish)
  • Updated resume
  • 2 passport-sized photos

Submit the following materials directly to the UNF International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:

  • UNF Study Abroad Information Packet (available from the International Center)
  • Copy of visa, once obtained
  • International health insurance information, once obtained

Other Information

Accommodation

UNQ does not have on-campus housing, but the staff collaborates with students in order to find housing off campus. Students can find a list of recommended housing here

Academic Calendar

 The fall semester (second semester) starts in August and continues until December and the spring semester (first semester), runs from March until July. View UNQ's academic calendar here

Visa & Health Insurance Information

Students are required to individually obtain the necessary visa for study abroad prior to departure. Most semester programs are more than 90 days. Students should visit the U.S. Department of State webpage which links to each country's Embassy. Many visa applications must be made in person — please plan ahead! For additional visa information and to discuss UNF's requirement for health insurance coverage, please visit UNF's International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300)

Additional Information  

Contact

Angeles Vazquez Jimenez

UNQ Mobility Program

Roque Sáenz Peña 352

Bernal (B1876BXD), Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.

Phone Number: (54-11) 4365-7100

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