General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established
Abbreviation UM
Teachers 261
Students 2,137
Foreigners 5%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Blue and gold
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay
Rankings
World ranking667
Country ranking1
International Faculty375
Cost of living in Montevideo, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 201 235
Food 210 394
Transportation 34 81
Communications and utilities 74 99
Clothing 30 111
Sports and leisure 29 99
Accommodation in Montevideo, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre203
Shared room in city centre237
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre368
1 bedroom apartment in city centre420
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking667
QS World University Rankings634
Webometrics Ranking4424
Universidad de Montevideo (UM) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Uruguay.

Universidad de Montevideo - Description

The Universidad de Montevideo (UM) is a pioneering university located in Montevideo, Uruguay. Since its foundation, UM has developed a national and international reputation for its commitment to academic excellence, research, technological innovation, and social responsibility. UM offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses within five faculties: the School of Business Administration and Economics, the School of Communications, the School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Humanities, the Business School (IEEM), and the Center for Biomedical Science. UM cultivates close relations with industrial, public and non-profit sectors. Since 2000, students have completed internships in 1,500 companies and organizations. International students can participate in the credit-bearing Internship Program or the Service- Learning Seminar, a course that combines class time with an opportunity to serve the Montevideo community. UM partners with institutions and universities around the world. The Office of International Affairs coordinates a successful student exchange program, with the number of international students increasing 130% in the past 12 years. Uruguay forms part of the Southern Cone of South America. The capital of Uruguay, Montevideo, is located along the River Plate. In Montevideo, Latin American character combines with European atmosphere. UM´s campuses are situated in a quiet residential neighborhood close to city centre.
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