Chile: Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (USM) is situated in the city of Valparaiso, about an hour's car ride from the capital Santiago de Chile. It has five different campus, the engineering branch is covered by the campuses in Santiago and Valparaíso, the technical one by those in Viña del Mar and Concepción. 18,000 students attend the courses at these campuses.
University in brief
Language of instruction: Spanish (a minmum of three university semesters or level A2)
Academic calendar: March - July, August - December
Credit system: 18 creditos is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits
Number of spots: approx. 6 semester spots per year
Grade requirements: None