Study in
Casa Grande

THE UNIVERSITY

THE DEPARTMENT

CAREERS

INFORMATION

APPLICATIONS

About Us

Starting in 1992, Universidad Casa Grande have formed professionals capable of changing the society we live in. UCG is a small, tropical, creative, enthusiastic, curious, demanding, secure, social orientated environment. Our educational proposal aims to satisfy the needs of society with new paradigms of an education focused on constant change, preparing socially responsible, efficient, ethical, creative and committed professionals, imbued with global awareness of external realities.

International Relations Department

OUR MAIN GOAL

To lead the process of internationalization at Universidad Casa Grande and maintain a close interconnection with the international systems, in hopes of opening up to new visions, trends, challenges and exchanges generated by the global context.

Our
Action Lines

Staff
Camila Arosemena

Camila Arosemena

Director

Daniela Galarza

Daniela Galarza

Outbound

Pamela Dávila

Pamela Dávila

Inbound

Verónica Romero

Verónica Romero

Assistant

Communication Faculty
 

Journalism

(Minors: Sports Journalism, Cultural & Scientific Journalism, Sociocultural Studies).

Advertising

(Minors: Cross Platform Creative Content, Events & Shows Management,
Digital Media Management).

Multimedia and Audiovisual Production

(Minors: Digital Media Management, Animation, Multimedia Product Development).

Graphic Design

(Minors: Spatial Design, Sociocultural Studies, Digital Media Management).

Communication

(Minors: Events & Shows Management, Sociocultural Studies, Digital Media Management).

Performing Arts

(Minors: Events & Shows Management, Drama, Production and Stage Direction).

Administration and Political Science Faculty

Business Administration

(Minors: International Market Management, Strategic Marketing, or Financial Intelligence).

International Business

(Minors: Company Internationalization, Innovation & Product Development, International Relations).

Marketing

(Minors: Digital Marketing, Branding, Planning Consumer Insight).

Political Science

(Minors: Social Entrepreneurship, International Business, International Relations).

Human Talent

(Minors: Knowledge & Communication Management, Organizational Well-being).

Human Ecology Faculty

Early Childhood Education

(Minors: Inclusive Education, Early Childhood Stimulation, Neuro- development & Learning).

Special Education

(Minors: Inclusive Education, Early Childhood Stimulation, Neuro- development & Learning).

Credit System

The majority of classes at Casa Grande count for 3 credits, and international students can take a maximum of 5-6 classes (or 15-18 credits). We issue official transcripts in Spanish or English that will be sent to your home university in order to complete the credit transfer.

Our grading scale is the following:

Acommodation

Host family: International students can stay with families who are in a way related to the university, the families of our students, staff or others close to the Casa Grande Community. The cost of living in a family includes half board. ($2020)*

Independent housing: If the students prefer to stay independently, there are options of student houses and hostels available.  The option to rent a bedroom or suit is also suitable. ($300-450 monthly)*

 *All fees subject to fluctuation based on seasonal prices.

If you will arrive earlier than the program starts and need additional information on hostals and hotels please click here.

Spring Intensive Semester
January – April
Intensive
Spanish
3 weeks
48 hours
(3 credits)
UCG
Intensive
Semester
8 weeks
192 hours
4 subjects
(12 credits)
Work experience
or voluntary
5 weeks
150 hours
    Summer Ordinary 1 Semester
    April – August
    UCG
    Semester

    16 weeks
    240 hours
    5 subjects
    (15 credits)

    Summer Ordinary 2 Semester
    End August – December
    UCG
    Semester
    6 weeks
    240 hours
    5 subjects
    (15 credits)

    Application process

    Submit all of the application forms and documents below to the Department of International Relations before the semester deadline.

      How can
      I Apply?
      Application Deadlines
      Spring Intensive
      Semester
      January – April
      January 15th
      Ordinary 1
      April – August
      April 15th

      Ordinary 2
      August – December 

      October 15th

      Accepted

      Upon acceptance to our exchange program you will receive the following:

      • Acceptance Letter
      • Visa Information
      • Orientation guide to International students including:
      • What to Pack List
      • Frequent Q&A
      • Fact Sheet We do recommend that you check our Country Handbook for further information

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