Intercambio Académico

Estudiantes internacionales| Incoming students
Guide for exchange students

  1. Academic Information

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Academic Information

Students wishing to come to UCC for a semester or a full-year exchange are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • To have completed at least the first two years of their career.
  • To have 7 points** (or equivalent mark in their university’s grading system) as GPA (including the failed exams) for all the courses taken up to the period of their exchange. At UCC the grading system ranges from 1 to 10, where 10 is the highest mark and 4 is the passing mark.
  • To give proof of competence in Spanish by submitting certificates for 5 semesters of university-level Spanish courses. 

** Students of Agronomy, Architecture, Business Administration, Chemistry, Economics, Education or Law  should have a minimum GPA between 6 and 6,99 points. These applications will be forwarded to the Dean of the respective academic unit to determine their admission.

Students who meet these requirements must complete the on line application forms, print them, have them signed and sealed by an authority from the university and send them to UCC along with the other documents required according to their status as exchange students (students from universities that are/ are not UCC partners, Double Degree students, ISEP students).
The deadline for receiving all their paperwork at UCC is 30th October (for students coming in March) and 30th April (for students coming in August).

 
 
 
 
 
Academic Calendar 
 
2nd Semester 2014
Arrival date July 20, 2014
Orientation July 22 - 25, 2014 
Registration August, 2014
Classes Begin July 28, 2014
Classes End November 08, 2014
Final exams November 10 - December 20, 2014
Departure date December 21, 2014
Vacation Period December 22- January 25, 2014 
 

 

1st Semester 2015
Arrival date March 2, 2015
Orientation March 3 - 6, 2015
Registration 3rd or 4th week of March, 2015
Classes Begin March 09, 2015
Classes End June 27, 2015
Final exams June 29- July 31, 2015
Vacation Period July 13- July 19
Departure date  July 31, 2015
 
2nd Semester 2015
Arrival date    July 27, 2015
Orientation July 28 - August 31, 2015
Registration 2nd week of August, 2015
Classes Begin August 3, 2015
Classes End November 14, 2015
Final exams November 16 - December 17, 2015
Departure date December 19,2015
Vacation Period December 21- January 18, 2015
 
 
* Classes of the freshman year courses from different academic units may be extended one week after the end of first semester and one week before the beginning of second semester.

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  Admission to UCC

Students from Universities that are UCC partners

After making sure you meet the requirements described under Academic Information, please follow these instructions:

1. Contact your university coordinator and comply with any requirements established for an exchange.

2. Complete the UCC on-line Admission in our homepage (www.ucc.edu.ar), print and fill in the forms, have the ESA form signed and sealed by an authority from your university and send the forms to UCC along with the following documents:

  • 3 copies of your passport. 
  • Original university transcript of records detailing the courses taken up to the application. This document must be translated into Spanish by a notarized translator  in Cordoba, immediately after your arrival. Important: faxed, scanned or photocopied versions of the university transcript of records are not accepted, neither are the transcripts downloaded from Internet. 
  • Certificate of competence in the use of Spanish (at least 5 semesters of university-level Spanish courses). 
  • A letter of recommendation by a professor from your university.

For students arriving in July, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is April, 30th. For students arriving in March, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is October, 30th.

You should register on line early enough so as to comply with the paperwork deadline. Applications arriving after the deadline will not be processed. The paperwork must be sent to:

 

Área de Cooperación Internacional e Intercambio Académico
Vicerrectorado Académico

Universidad Católica de Córdoba
Obispo Trejo Nº 323 – 1º PISO
X5000IYG - Córdoba - Argentina
Tel.: +54 351 4219000 int. 3
Fax: +54 351 4938121

 Please use a courier service (such as DHL, UPS, etc.) that allows you to track the package. Do not use the postal service to send these important forms.

In order to complete the on-line admission process, you must:

Go to
www.ucc.edu.ar 
Click on "Solicitud de Admisión"

Click on "Si Ud. no reside en la República Argentina y desea cursar asignaturas durante un semestre o un año, como alumno de intercambio, presione aquí".
Click on "Si Ud. todavía no realizó su solicitud de admisión, presione aquí".
Choose the appropriate year.
Click on your 
ÁREA
Please choose an area from “Pregrado/grado” (undergraduate).
Complete the following information:

  • Please write the name of your home university.
  • "País de su Universidad”: Choose your home country
  • "Que ha celebrado convenio de intercambio con": choose “Universidad Católica de Córdoba”.
  • Click on "Cursar asignaturas" (take subjects).
  • "Deseo estudiar en la UCC en el siguiente período" (I wish to study during the following period): March to July, August to December, etc.
  • "Datos Personales" (Personal information): Fill out your last name, first name, passport number, country of passport issuance, and sex (male/female).
    "Datos de nacimiento" (birth information): date, country, state, city, nationality.
    "Datos de su domicilio" (Address).
    "Datos para comunicarnos con Ud": e-mail address and telephone number.
    "Código de inscripción": Write a secret question for security purposes. Write your answer.

Submit the form on-line and take note of your access code when your registration has been approved.

To complete the on-line application forms, click here.

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Free movers
(Students coming from universities that are not UCC partners can apply as international students without an agreement and are to pay for the registration and tuition fees).

After making sure you meet the requirements described under Academic Information, please follow these instructions: 

1. Complete the UCC on-line Admission in our homepage (www.ucc.edu.ar), print, fill in and sign the forms, and send them to UCC along with the following documents: 

  • 3 copies of your passport. 
  • Original university transcript of records detailing the courses taken up to the application. This document must be translated into Spanish by a notarized translator in Cordoba, immediately after your arrival. Important: faxed, scanned or photocopied versions of the university transcript of records are not accepted, neither are the transcripts downloaded from Internet. 
  • Photocopy of your high school diploma or transcript signed by an authority from your university as a proof that it is a faithful copy of an original document. This document must also bear the Apostille of The Hague and be translated into Spanish by a notarized translator, either in your home country or in Cordoba, immediately after your arrival. 
  • Certificate of competence in the use of Spanish (at least 5 semesters of university-level Spanish courses). 
  • A letter of recommendation by a professor from your university.

For students arriving in July, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is April, 30th. For students arriving in March, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is October, 30th.

You should register on line early enough so as to comply with the deadline. Applications arriving after the deadline will not be processed.

2. Send the paperwork to:

 

Área de Cooperación Internacional e Intercambio Académico
Vicerrectorado Académico

Universidad Católica de Córdoba
Obispo Trejo Nº 323 – 1º PISO
X5000IYG - Córdoba - Argentina
Tel.: +54 351 4219000 int. 3
Fax: +54 351 4938121

 

Please use a courier service (such as DHL, UPS, etc.) that allows you to track the package. Do not use the postal service to send these important forms.

In order to complete the on-line admission process, you must do the following:

In order to complete the on-line admission process, you must:

Go to
www.ucc.edu.ar 

To complete the on-line application forms, click here

Click on "Si Ud. no reside en la República Argentina y desea cursar asignaturas durante un semestre o un año, como alumno de intercambio, presione aquí".
Click on "Si Ud. todavía no realizó su solicitud de admisión, presione aquí".
Choose the appropriate year.
Click on your 
ÁREA
Please choose an area from “Pregrado/grado” (undergraduate).
Complete the following information:

  • Please write the name of your home university.
  • "País de su Universidad”: Choose your home country
  • "Que ha celebrado convenio de intercambio con": choose “Sin Convenio”.
  • Click on "Cursar asignaturas" (take subjects).
  • "Deseo estudiar en la UCC en el siguiente período" (I wish to study during the following period): March to July, August to December, etc.
  • "Datos Personales" (Personal information): Fill out your last name, first name, passport number, country of passport issuance, and sex (male/female).
    "Datos de nacimiento" (birth information): date, country, state, city, nationality.
    "Datos de su domicilio" (Address).
    "Datos para comunicarnos con Ud": e-mail address and telephone number.
    "Código de inscripción": Write a secret question for security purposes. Write your answer.

Submit the form on-line and take note of your access code when your registration has been approved.

To complete the on-line application forms, click here.

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Students coming through ISEP

After making sure you meet the requirements described under Academic Information, please follow these instructions:

1. Contact your university coordinator and follow the ISEP application procedure by filling out the appropriate forms.

2. Complete the UCC on-line Admission in our homepage (www.ucc.edu.ar), print and fill in the forms, have the ESA form signed and sealed by an authority from your university and send the forms to UCC along with the following documents: 

  • 3 copies of your passport. 
  • Original university transcript of records detailing the courses taken up to the application. This document must be translated into Spanish by a notarized translator in Cordoba, immediately after your arrival. Important: faxed, scanned or photocopied versions of the university transcript of records are not accepted, neither are the transcripts downloaded from Internet. 
  • Certificate of competence in the use of Spanish (at least 5 semesters of university-level Spanish courses). 
  • A letter of recommendation by a professor from your university.

For students arriving in July, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is April, 30th. For students arriving in March, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is October, 30th.

You should register on line early enough so as to comply with the deadline. Applications arriving after the deadline will not be processed.

3. Send the paperwork to:

 

Área de Cooperación Internacional e Intercambio Académico
Vicerrectorado Académico

Universidad Católica de Córdoba
Obispo Trejo Nº 323 – 1º PISO
X5000IYG - Córdoba - Argentina
Tel.: +54 351 4219000 int. 3
Fax: +54 351 4938121

 Please use a courier service (such as DHL, UPS, etc) that allows you to track the package. Do not use the postal service to send these important forms.

In order to complete the on-line admission process, you must do the following:

Go to www.ucc.edu.ar 
Click on "Solicitud de Admisión"

Click on "Si Ud. no reside en la República Argentina y desea cursar asignaturas durante un semestre o un año, como alumno de intercambio, presione aquí".
Click on "Si Ud. todavía no realizó su solicitud de admisión, presione aquí".
Choose the appropriate year.
Click on your 
ÁREA
Please choose an area from “Pregrado/grado” (undergraduate).
Complete the following information:

  • Please write the name of your home university.
  • "País de su Universidad”: Choose your home country
  • "Que ha celebrado convenio de intercambio con": choose “ISEP”.
  • Click on "Cursar asignaturas" (take subjects).
  • "Deseo estudiar en la UCC en el siguiente período" (I wish to study during the following period): March to July, August to December, etc.
  • "Datos Personales" (Personal information): Fill out your last name, first name, passport number, country of passport issuance, and sex (male/female).
    "Datos de nacimiento" (birth information): date, country, state, city, nationality.
    "Datos de su domicilio" (Address).
    "Datos para comunicarnos con Ud": e-mail address and telephone number.
    "Código de inscripción": Write a secret question for security purposes. Write your answer.

Submit the form on-line and take note of your access code when your registration has been approved.

You will receive a confirmation by your coordinator that you have been accepted for an exchange at UCC and later on fill in the PPAF (Participant Placement Acceptance Form).


To complete the on-line application forms, click here.

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Students coming under a double degree agreement

After making sure you meet the requirements described under Academic Information, please follow these instructions:

1. Contact your university coordinator and comply with any requirements established for an exchange

2. Complete the UCC on-line Admission in our homepage (
www.ucc.edu.ar), print and fill in the forms, have the ESA form signed and sealed by an authority from your university and send the forms to UCC along with the following documents:

 

STUDENTS COMING FOR THE BACHELOR DEGREE

STUDENTS COMING FOR THE MBA

* 3 copies of your passport.

* Original university transcript of records detailing the courses taken up to the application. This document must be translated into Spanish by a notarized translator, either in your home country or in Cordoba, immediately after your arrival. Important: faxed, scanned or photocopied versions of the university transcript of records are not accepted, neither are the transcripts downloaded from Internet.

* Photocopy of your high school diploma or transcript (Gymnasium/Diplôme du Baccalaureat) signed by an authority from your university as a proof that it is a faithful copy of an original document. This document must also bear the Apostille of The Hague and be translated into Spanish by a notarized translator in Cordoba, immediately after your arrival.

* Certificate of competence in the use of Spanish (at least 5 semesters of university-level Spanish courses). In case you cannot fulfill this requirement, you're expected to take the pre-session Intensive Spanish Course either in february or july.

* A letter of recommendation by a professor from your university.

 

For students arriving in August, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is April, 30th. For students arriving in March, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is October, 30th.


You should register on line early enough so as to comply with the deadline. Applications arriving after the deadline will not be processed.

* 3 copies of your passport.

* Original university transcript of records detailing the courses taken up to the application. This document must be translated into Spanish by a notarized translator, either in your home country or in Cordoba, immediately after your arrival. Important: faxed, scanned or photocopied versions of the university transcript of records are not accepted, neither are the transcripts downloaded from Internet.

* Photocopy of your Diploma of Bachelor signed by an authority from your university as a proof that it is a faithful copy of an original document. This document must also bear the Apostille of The Hague and be translated into Spanish by a notarized translator in Cordoba, immediately after your arrival.

* Certificate of competence in the use of Spanish (at least 5 semesters of university-level Spanish courses). In case you cannot fulfill this requirement, you're expected to take the pre-session Intensive Spanish Course either in february or july.

* A letter of recommendation by a professor from your university.

For students arriving in August, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is April, 30th. For students arriving in March, the deadline to receive all the paperwork through postage is October, 30th.

You should register on line early enough so as to comply with the deadline. Applications arriving after the deadline will not be processed.

All paperwork must be sent to:

 

Área de Cooperación Internacional e Intercambio Académico
Vicerrectorado Académico

Universidad Católica de Córdoba
Obispo Trejo Nº 323 – 1º PISO
X5000IYG - Córdoba - Argentina
Tel.: +54 351 4219000 int. 3
Fax: +54 351 4938121

Please use a courier service (such as DHL, UPS, etc) that allows you to track the package. Do not use the postal service to send these important forms.

In order to complete the on-line admission process, you must do the following:

Go to www.ucc.edu.ar 
To complete the on-line application forms, click here.

Click on "Si Ud. no reside en la República Argentina y desea cursar asignaturas durante un semestre o un año, como alumno de intercambio, presione aquí".
Click on "Si Ud. todavía no realizó su solicitud de admisión, presione aquí".
Choose the appropriate year.
Click on your 
ÁREA
Please choose an area from “Pregrado/grado” (if you are coming for the Bachellor Degree) or “Posgrado” (if you are coming for the MBA).
Complete the following information:

  • Please write the name of your home university.
  • "País de su Universidad”: Choose your home country
  • "Que ha celebrado convenio de intercambio con": choose “UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CÓRDOBA”.
  • Click on "Cursar asignaturas" (take subjects) (if you are coming for the Bachelor Degree) or “Obtener Doble Titulación” (if you are coming for the MBA).
  • "Deseo estudiar en la UCC en el siguiente período" (I wish to study during the following period): March to July, August to December, etc.
  • "Datos Personales" (Personal information): Fill out your last name, first name, passport number, country of passport issuance, and sex (male/female).
    "Datos de nacimiento" (birth information): date, country, state, city, nationality.
    "Datos de su domicilio" (Address).
    "Datos para comunicarnos con Ud": e-mail address and telephone number.
    "Código de inscripción": Write a secret question for security purposes. Write your answer.

Submit the form on-line and take note of your access code when your registration has been approved.

To complete the on-line application forms, click here.

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Important:  Academic Information

  • New requirements for recognition of secondary studies.

More information (in Spanish. 2. Información Académica).

 

  • The final project (thesis) should be written in Spanish.
  • After completion of academic activity at the home university undergraduate or graduate students who participated in our Double Degree Programs must provide to the “ Área de Intercambio Académico- ” with the following documents:

Europa- Universität Viadrina: 1) Bachelor-Urkunde + offizielle übersetzung auf Spanisch. 2) Bachelor-Zeugnis+ offizielle übersetzung auf Spanisch 3) MBA students: Transcript of records+ certified translation to Spanish.

Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier: 1) Bachelor certificate + certified translation to Spanish. 2) Relevé de notes + certified translation to Spanish 3) DSCM students: transcript of records or relevé de notes + certified translation to Spanish.

Once we receive these documents, we will forward them to the academic department in order to start with the procedure to obtain the corresponding degree certificate.

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Enrollment at UCC (When in Córdoba)

Enrollment will take place on the dates specially scheduled by the Área de Intercambio Académico for such purpose.

All the documents required for the admission to UCC are essential to be able to enroll at UCC and for the courses students intend to take.

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Careers & Courses

By clicking “Plan de Estudios”, students will find a list of the courses and an abstract for them: 

Please find more information on courses ( contact hours, semester, etc) here.

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Spanish as a second language course (Español Avanzado) *

These 60-contact-hour course is offered at UCC in SM1 (March to July) and SM2 (August to December) and is designed for students who need to improve their language proficiency while taking regular classes at their faculties. There is credit transfer for these course.

For information on courses, please contact: derex@uccor.edu.ar .

* The price per course is $ 3.500 (pesos argentinos)- amount subject to change.

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Orientation Program  

The orientation program is an obligatory course for all incoming students concerning academic issues, housing, health, emergencies, safety and general information. This program consists of four 3-hour-a-day sessions during which participants will meet one another and be given an explanation on university procedures for enrollment, grading system, and class schedules. A tour of campus will help students get acquainted with UCC facilities and information on tourist sights in downtown, and on academic, cultural, athletics, commercial, and tourist activities will be provided.

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Housing 

Universidad Católica de Córdoba does not have its own dormitories or residences for exchange students. However, the Área de Intercambio Académico (AIA) has a housing database from which students might choose where they would like to live during their stay in Córdoba.

These lodging options are available at different prices depending on the distance from the center of the city, the housing facilities, the meals included, the rooms (single or shared), etc.

At the moment, the cost for a room and board is approximately $ 3.600- 4.000 (Argentine pesos) per month. Students might also prefer to book accommodation without any meals included. In this case, the prices vary between 2.000 and 2.500 Argentine pesos per month.

Students are expected to choose an accommodation according to their own preferences, by contacting the host family or residence by e-mail or phone and making their own reservations. Students must communicate their reservation to the AIA (secderex@uccor.edu.ar) at least one month before the official arrival date.

Universidad Católica de Córdoba does not assume any civil, criminal, and administrative responsibility as well as any other responsibility related to lodging. The UCC will not be liable for any claim or loss that any of the parties may incur.

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Tuition Fees 

Students coming from universities that are not UCC partners can apply as international students without an agreement and have to pay for the registration and tuition fees.

The registration fee ($ 3.400 pesos argentinos)* must be paid at the beginning of the exchange period. Only students who have paid for the registration fee are able to enrol in the courses they are interested in.

The monthly tuition fee is also ($ 3.400 pesos argentinos)*. You must pay five or ten instalments depending on whether yours is a semester-long or a full year exchange. In order to be able to enrol in the final examinations at the end of each course, you must have paid all the instalments.

*amount subject to change.

For information on courses, please contact: infoderex@uccor.edu.arsecderex@uccor.edu.ar or derex@uccor.edu.ar .

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Health 

Important: All exchange students need an international health insurance policy for the whole exchange period. A copy of this policy will be required before enrolling at UCC.

Medical assistance in emergencies after class hours will be covered by an additional insurance policy (URGENCIAS MÉDICAS) which students must  get  immediately after arriving in Cordoba.

During the Exchange Program, Universidad Católica de Córdoba provides medical service in town at the University Clinic "Reina Fabiola" (Jacinto Ríos 571, B° General Paz / Phones: (351) 414 2121). There is also a medical consulting room on campus to assist students during class hours.

 Incoming exchange student will be required to pay the followings fees** upon arrival:

  • $ 600 (semester students)
  • $1.000 (full year students)
  • $300 (Praktikum; 1 month PFO

    For more information, please contact: secderex@uccor.edu.ar;  derex@uccor.edu.ar or infoderex@uccor.edu.ar .

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    Student Visa

    Due to new migration regulations, students can now travel on their passport (that is, enter the country as tourists) and change their status to that of students once they are in Cordoba. Therefore, it is not necessary for the students to get a student visa in their home country as this can be obtained in here. When they get to our city, we will instruct them how to proceed. It is important that they pay special attention to the chart on the documentation demanded by Migrations for issuing the visa so that they can bring it with them:

     

     

    STUDENTS BORN IN MERCOSUR AND ASSOCIATE COUNTRIES

    STUDENTS BORN OUTSIDE MERCOSUR AND ASSOCIATE COUNTRIES WHO DO NOT NEED A VISA TO ENTER ARGENTINA  AS TOURISTS

    STUDENTS BORN OUTSIDE MERCOSUR AND ASSOCIATE COUNTRIES WHO NEED A VISA TO ENTER ARGENTINA AS TOURISTS

    SEMESTER STUDENTS

    Must bring a National Police Record issued in their home country or in the countries where they lived in the last three years. This document must be legalized by the Argentine Consulate abroad or bear the Apostille of The Hague.

     

    The visa proceedings will be started by Universidad Católica de Córdoba in Argentina and the students will get the student visa in their home country after complying with the requirements by the Argentine Consulate abroad.

    FULL YEAR STUDENTS

    Must bring a National Police Record issued in their home country or in the countries where they lived in the last three years. This document must be legalized by the Argentine Consulate abroad or bear the Apostille of The Hague.

    Must bring a National Police Record issued in their home country or in the countries where they lived for at least a year in the last five years. This document must be legalized by the Argentine Consulate abroad or bear the Apostille of The Hague.

    The visa proceedings will be started by Universidad Católica de Córdoba in Argentina and the students will get the student visa in their home country after complying with the requirements by the Argentine Consulate abroad.

    More information:  http://www.migraciones.gov.ar/accesible/?visas 

    Note: US citizens that come to Argentina have to pay a “reciprocity fee” of US$160 or its equivalent in pesos. The Argentine Government sets this fee in response to the fee paid by Argentines to enter the United States of America.

    Important information for exchange students who are not coming under and agreement between their University and UCC/ Free movers: 

    * Students born in Mercosur and associate countries must bring a National Police Record issued in their home country or in the countries where they lived in the last three years. This document must be legalized by the Argentine Consulate abroad or bear the Apostille of The Hague.

    * Students born outside Mercosur who do not need a visa to enter Argentina as tourists must bring a National Police Record issued in their home country or in the countries where they lived in the last five years. This document must be legalized by the Argentine Consulate abroad or bear the Apostille of The Hague. The students must also bring a Birth certificate. This document must be legalized by the Argentine Consulate abroad or bear the Apostille of The Hague.

    * For Students born outside Mercosur who need a visa to enter Argentina as tourists, the visa proceedings will be started by Universidad Católica de Córdoba in Argentina and the students will get the student visa in their home country after complying with the requirements by the Argentine Consulate abroad.

     

  • ** This fee includes an Emergency Medical Services Policy, a Civil Liability Insurance, a Personal accident insurance policy  and other administrative expenses. Amount subject to change.
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