Universidad Internacional del Ecuador


University Overview

Universidad Internacional del Ecuador (UIDE) is an internationally accredited private university located in the heart of modern Quito. International students usually take advantage of UIDE’s extensive sports offerings, ranging from horse riding and paintball to salsa classes. UIDE offers classes with a maximum of 25 students to ensure personalized assistance for foreign students.

Semester Calendar

Fall:  August – December
Spring:  February – June

Education Abroad Credits

Typically students take the equivalent of 12 to 15 credit hours abroad. Check with our office for more information about your specific options.

Primary Language of Instruction: Spanish with some courses taught in English.

UIDE Course Information

Fact Sheet 2019

Check the partner school’s website for additional offerings.

See sample coursework below and education abroad credits exchange students earned while abroad.

UIDE (Ecuador)  
Host Institution Course Title(s)UCA Course Code(s)UCA Course Title(s)
Human RightsANTH 3360Anthropology Travel Seminar
Intensive Spanish CourseSPAN 2340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in Spanish
Política Latinoamericana (Latin American Politics)SPAN 3315Topics in Hispanic Studies
Ecuador ContemporaneoSPAN 3315Topics in Hispanic Studies
Comunicación intercultural (Intercultural Communication)SPAN 3360Drama-Teatro: Staging Spanish One-Act Plays
Historia del arte ecuatoriano (History of Ecuadorian Art)SPAN 3398Travel Seminar Abroad
Geopolitica y Technicas Comunicacion BasicaSPAN 3V98
Introduction PsicorehabilitacionHONC 3310Junior Honors Seminar
European IntegrationPSCI 3315International Law & Organizations
Comunicacion InterculturalSPAN 3315Topics in Hispanic Studies
Cultura Fisica IIEXSS: ACTVSubjective Elective in Exercise Science

Assisting UCA Professor

Contact Dr. Alana Reid for more information on courses and credits.

areid@uca.edu  |  501-450-5096  |  Irby 207 D  |  Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures

Program Cost

UCA students pay regular tuition, and all scholarships and financial aid apply. For more information, view the Financial Aid Guide. Students should check with Financial Aid and the Office of Education Abroad for more information regarding the cost of a semester exchange.

Application Process

See our Semester Exchange Application page for a step-by-step overview of the application process. Please be sure to turn in all documents before the published deadlines.

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