Our Strategic Partner Universities

We welcome students from 6 partner universities in Latin America and the Caribbean: El Colegio de Mexico (Mexico), Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico), Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Peru), Universidad de Chile (Chile), and Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil). These are institutions with long history of exchange and relation with the University of Tsukuba. 

As a student from any of these universities, you can come to study for long term and short term programs with the option to apply for a JASSO scholarship (subject to availability and elegibility conditions). Please, consult with your International Exchange Office in your University of origin. 

As a student from the University of Tsukuba you can go to study in these universities for long term and short term program. Please, visit us for more information in the Global Commons Office at the University of Tsukuba!.

List of partner universities in Latin America:


El Colegio de Mexico (Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico)

El Colegio de Mexico is a prestigious Mexican institute of higher education, specializing in teaching and research in social sciences and humanities. This Institution received the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences in 2001. El Colegio encompasses seven separate academic centers, teaching a total of three degrees, seven master's degrees and eight doctorates. The campus is located in a purpose-built and architecturally striking building on the southern fringes of Mexico City.


Universidad de Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Mexico)

The University of Guadalajara is a vigorous community, heir to an educational tradition forged along more than two centuries. To its University Centers located in the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara and eight regions of Jalisco 209,466 students come every day to study in the 422 vocational, high school, undergraduate an graduate academic programs the University offers.


Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia)

The University of The Andes has nine schools: Business Administration, Architecture and Design, Arts and Humanities, Science, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Engineering, and Medicine. It also has two centers that offer postgraduate programs: the Center for Research and Development in Education (CIFE) and an Interdisciplinary Center for Studies on Development (CIDER). Likewise, Universidad de los Andes has the first private school for public affairs, The Alberto Lleras Camargo School of Government, a tribute to a former president of Colombia, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), and also a former president of our university.


Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru - PUCP (Lima, Peru)

First university of the top rankings in Peru, welcomes students from universities from all over the world who can enroll in our institution on condition that they are selected and introduced to us by their home university. These students shall enjoy the benefits stated in their corresponding agreements. (*This information was taken from PUCP official website).

Study at PUCP! More than 49 specialties. The admission conditions, requirements and process are the same as for visiting students, but their home universities have to send the documents directly.



Universidad de Chile (Santiago de Chile, Chile)

Over 18 faculties and special programs! Official Website (Spanish- English)

In the University of Chile, the international visiting students share courses with regular students at Universidad de Chile, for one semester or one academic year, registering courses offered at any Faculty or Institute, according to previous university experience and level of command of Spanish, language of instruction. Each personal program of studies is determined once the student is in Chile and has been admitted in the selected courses. 275 foreign students came to University of Chile in 2014*. (*This information was taken from UChile official website).


Universidade de São Paulo - USP(São Paulo, Brazil)

USP, as the major institution of higher learning and research in Brazil, is responsible for educating a large part of Brazilian Masters and Ph.D’s. On our site, you can find information about our structure, ways of entrance and services offered to the foreign community.