Getting prepared

Universidad ORT Uruguay has an agreement with Banco Santander, which offers special bank accounts to our exchange students. These bank accounts are free of charge and offer a debit card with fee-free use of BANRED network ATMs. You also gain access to discounts in a wide range of stores. Request your account here:
When immersed in another culture you will most likely experience ups and downs, and these opposing feelings may make you feel overwhelmed at times.
When you are abroad, it is important to stay in contact with family and friends. Find out where you can access the Internet or get a local number for your mobile phone.
All exchange students are required to purchase medical insurance that covers medical assistance and ambulance service.
During your stay in Uruguay, you’ll discover that the prices may differ from the ones you are used to. In this section you’ll find a list with some of the most common expenses and their estimated prices in dollars (keep in mind that the cost may vary from place to place and depending on the current rate of exchange).
Both campuses are centrally located with easy access to public transport.
Most foreigners do not need a visa to enter Uruguay. Depending on the country of citizenship, a tourist permit may be sufficient for a stay of up to 90 days with the possibility of renewal for another 90 days. A tourist permit is obtained showing a valid passport at port of entry.
Study in Uruguay