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Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM)

Address: Cercado de Lima 15081, Peru

Description Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM)

Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) is considered one of the leading and oldest institutions of higher education in the Americas (in particular, Peru). This is a public institution, founded in 1551. Geographically, the National University of San Marcos is located in the city of Lima.

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Advantages

Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos ranks high in the ranking of its country. He is on the second line in the list of the best. In the international ranking of universities is on 855 place. UNMSM is famous for its high quality teaching indicators.

Prominent graduates

For such a long-term operation, the institution has a large list of outstanding graduates. A large number of influential thinkers, researchers, scientists, politicians and writers from Peru and Latin America studied there, which underlines the leading role of the university as an educational institution in the history of Peru and the whole world. For example:

  • Carlos Mondzh Medrano (top level doctor);
  • Laura Esther Rodriguez Dulanto (Peru’s first female doctor);
  • Santiago Antunes de Majolo (engineer, physicist and mathematician);
  • José Maria Arguedas Altamirano (novelist, poet and anthropologist);
  • Luis Bedoya Reyes (was the mayor of Lima from 1964 to 1969, former Minister of Justice, member of the Peruvian Congress and twice running for the presidency of Peru, was also the founder of the Christian Popular Party);
  • German E. Berrios FMedSci (Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge in the UK);
  • Daniel Alcides Carrión García (was a Peruvian medical student, named after Carrion’s disease);
  • Carlos Manuel Chávez (cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon, best known for his participation in the world's first human heart transplant, was also the first surgeon to perform a coronary artery bypass in 1972);
  • Victor Raul Haya de la Torre (politician, philosopher and author, founded the political movement of the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA), the oldest political party in the country);
  • Valentin Paniagua Coraoa (politician who served as the interim president of Peru);
  • Mario Vargas Llosa (writer, politician, journalist, essayist and college professor, Nobel Prize winner in literature).

This is only a fraction of the celebrities whose contribution went down in history.

Equipment Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM)

The main campus of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos is geographically located in the city of Lima. The structure of the school includes:

  • a central library with thousands of books and prints;
  • comfortable furnished hostel for foreign citizens;
  • sports complex, stadium and playgrounds;
  • La Casona de San Marcos Cultural Center;
  • the administrative building of Jorge Basadre;
  • University Hospital San Marcos;
  • Institute of Tropical Medicine;
  • Lima Natural History Museum.

Classes and laboratories are equipped with modern powerful equipment and equipment.

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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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