University of Pinar del Río Hermanos Saíz Montes de Oca (UPR) — public non-profit university. It is located in Pinar del Rio, Cuba. It is a young higher education institution, as it was opened in 1972. As a member of Red Latinoamericana de Cooperativismo (RELCOOP ), International United of Forestry Research Organizations (IUFRO), Group of Ibero-American Universities La Rábida, Latin American Forum of Environmental Sciences (FLACAM), Latin American Net of Sciences of the Earth, Latin American Council of Management Schools (CLADEA), UPR is actively working on developing the academic environment.
UPR works in several scientific areas and is waiting for new students.
Pinar del Rio, Cuba
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UPR tuition fees
The academic calendar at UPR is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UPR start from 38 USD. International students pay a minimum of 4,999 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.
In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
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UPR has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. Student life at UPR is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.
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What to do after graduation
There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. You can find other options for immigration in our article.