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Universidad de Los Andes (University of Andean)

Address: Merida 5101, Mérida, Venezuela

Description Universidad de Los Andes (University of Andean)

  • Established: 1810
  • Location: Merida, Tachira, Trujillo, Venezuela
  • Students age: 17+
  • Number of students: 54,000
  • Language of instruction: Spanish
  • Type of studying: mixed.

Universidad de Los Andes, ULA is one of the oldest universities in Venezuela and the largest research institute in the country.

University Facts:

  • The ratio of the number of students per teacher = 12 to 1
  • Percentage of international students = 2%
  • Positions in the international ranking QS = 801-1000
  • Latin American University Ranking = 57.

Faculties and directions:

  • Arts - performing, visual arts, graphic design, music
  • Science - physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology
  • Architecture and design - architecture, industrial design
  • Economics and social sciences - business management, economics, statistics, accounting
  • Forestry and Environmental Sciences - Geography, Forestry, Renewable Energy, Forestry School
  • Jurisprudence and Political Science - Political Science, Criminology, Law
  • Pharmacy and Bioanalysis
  • Humanities and education - history, modern languages, journalism, media, education
  • Engineering - general mechanical engineering, civil and geological engineering, chemical technologies, systems engineering, electrical engineering
  • Medicine - nutrition, studying of medical personnel, medicine
  • Dentistry.

Spheres of scientific interests of the university:

  • Kinetics and catalysis
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Behavioral physiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Cytology
  • Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Analytical and molecular spectroscopy
  • The quality of the urban environment
  • Entrepreneurship development
  • Comparative politics
  • international politics
  • Semiolinguistics
  • Latin American Art and Literature.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Universidad de Los Andes (University of Andean)

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  • Language of instruction: Spanish
  • Duration of studying: 3 - 4 years
  • Age of students: 17+.

Popular directions for studying:

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Education
  • Natural Sciences
  • Biomedicine
  • Business management
  • Civil engineering
  • Digital professions
  • Microbiology
  • Physics.

Master's degree

  • Language of instruction: Spanish
  • Duration of studying: 1-2 years
  • Age of students: 21+.

Popular directions for studying:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Finance
  • History
  • Geography
  • Gender Studies
  • International law
  • Journalism
  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Sociology.

Events Universidad de Los Andes (University of Andean)

Continuous student activity in extracurricular areas is one of the priorities of the Andean University. The university regularly offers to students sports sections, interest clubs, creative circles:

  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Ballet
  • Performing arts and others.

Equipment Universidad de Los Andes (University of Andean)

The main campus of the university is located in Merida, two more are located in the states of Tachira and Trujillo. Merida is the capital of the state of the same name, located in the western part of the country, a green city with 28 parks. It is a large student center with 8 universities and over 40,000 students.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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