Universidad de la República

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University Overview

Founded in 1833, Universidad de la República (University of the Republic) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Montevideo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Salto, Paysandú, Tacuarembó, Rivera, Maldonado, Rocha, Cerro Largo, Treinta y Tres. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay (Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay), Universidad de la República (UDELAR) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Uruguayan higher education institution. Universidad de la República (UDELAR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 187 years old Uruguayan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UDELAR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of the Republic
Acronym UDELAR
Founded 1833

University Location

Address Avenida 18 de Julio 1824
Montevideo
11200 Montevideo
Uruguay
Tel +598 (2) 400 9201
Fax +598 (2) 408 0303
Other locations Salto, Paysandú, Tacuarembó, Rivera, Maldonado, Rocha, Cerro Largo, Treinta y Tres

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 18 de julio 1824, planta baja
Montevideo 11200
(2) 408 2566

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de la República's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay


Year of first Accreditation

1849


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Mercosur Experimental Accreditation Mechanism (MEXA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevídeo (AUGM)
  • Unión de Universidades de América Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Red de Macrouniversidades de América Latina y el Caribe (Red Macro)

Academic Structure


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