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Universidad de Colima

Colima México

The University of Colima was Founded in 1940. It has an 27,000 students and 1883 teachers. It offers 65 undergraduate programs and 36 graduate programs. The high quality of the education at the University of Colima is certified annually by the National Secretariat of Education (Known as “SEP”). International standards are monitored from the top management, that is why the quality of its management processes are certified by ISO 9001:2008 and the security of information by ISO 27001:2005


Av. Universidad No. 333 C.P.28040; Colima, Col., México
52 01 312 316 10 63
52 01 312 316 10 64

◆UMAP Contact Person

Dr. Genoveva Amador Fierros
Head of International Affairs and Academic Cooperation Office
·E-mail /

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 13 August 2018
To: 19 December 2018
·Second Semester
From: 5 February 2019
To: 28 June 2019

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum 2 courses
·Maximum 5 courses plus cultural and sports activities and Foreign language included in the syllabus.

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation

360 credits average

·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

4 years

◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

You can find at least 64 academic programs here:

Know more about the University of Colima and the international students experience:

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
Up to 2 academic periods (semesters)
·Language Proficiency Requirements
Intermediate or Advanced English or Spanish depending on the kind of language the students are willing to attend their courses.
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Guidance and support provided for visa. / Pick up service at Colima National Ariport and Bus Terminal/ Orientation for Housing/ Orientation Session/ Fields trips / Academic

Not available on campus

Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:



The UCOL works together with a network of host families and lodging

·Medical Insurance
It is mandatory for all students. We recommend "Seguros Atlas" and students can buy it from their country, through us.
·Visa Process
Students must consider applying for visa if they are willing to stay over 180 days, for some countries visa is mandatory to enter Mexico. For all visa procedures students must attend Mexican Consulate Requirements.

Application Submission Deadline: 15 October 2018