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  • Locations: Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Program Terms: Summer, Summer Session 1
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Cristina Sosa
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only
Fields of Study:
Business, Engineering Management
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
Language Prerequisite:
0 College-Level Semester
Summer Program Duration:
2 weeks
Housing:
Hostel
Minimum Class Standing:
1st Semester Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Description:
Global Supply Networks & Manufacturing Culture in Latin America (GSP)

The GSP is a three-week study Program designed for business and engineering students in their third or fourth year of study. It focuses on providing students with the fundamentals of international supply chain methods with a special focus on Latin America and Uruguay.

Program Dates:
Tuesday, May 10 through Friday, May 27, 2016

Overview:

This Program conducted in English combines lectures, field visits to companies and a group projects. 

- Students earn credits that can be transferred to their home university. 
- Students interact with local students and students from universities worldwide.
?- Participants receive a Certificate and Transcript of Records.

Requirements:
Minimum 2.50 GPA for engineering students - 2.75 GPA for other majors
Reference letter from home University

The Program cost for Students from partner universities is USD 1,750 and includes:

- Accommodation in Montevideo
- Buddy to facilitate integration
- Welcome and farewell lunch
- Transportation to companies
- Excursion to Colonia del Sacramento, a UNESCO world heritage site
- Sightseeing tour of Montevideo
- Applications are due no later than April 1, 2016 through our website. 

The Program takes place at the UM´s Engineering School, located in the heart of Montevideo. And because it’s in Montevideo, students are invited to experience the sun, the beach, soccer games, “asado” and “mate”… and share the UM´s cheerful spirit.  

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Summer Session 1 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.