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  • Locations: Baranquilla, Colombia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer Term
  • Restrictions: Mercer applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 10/15/2020 TBA TBA
Program Description:
This program is a great option for Engineering students!

The Universidad del Norte is one of the top universities in Colombia and the Caribbean region. Institutional internationalization is a priority for UniNorte, whose civil, electrical, electronics, industrial, mechanical and systems engineering programs have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Students may take courses in English or Spanish. The university's U.S. style is both modern and accessible, featuring beautiful tropical plants and resident iguanas. The International Studies Abroad Barranquilla Office is on the 6th floor of the Engineering Building, which has been recognized for its forward-thinking, creative and sustainable design. Campus amenities include computer labs, study halls, gaming rooms, cafeterias/restaurants, a library and athletic facilities.
 
Program Cost (non-exchange): $10,500 + Airfare
Includes tuition, housing, meals, laundry, cultural excursions, and on-site support staff.
 
Fall Semester: Mid-July – Late-November
Spring Semester: Mid-January – Late-May

Students can also study Business, Latin American Studies, and Spanish Language. Click here for more information.
 
ENGINEERING COURSES OFFERED:
Civil Engineering
Soil Mechanics
Statics
Structural Design
 
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Analog Electronics I (64 hours/4 credits)
Analog Electronics II
Analog Electronics III
Circuit Analysis I
Digital Electronics
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
 
Experiential Learning
Research Project (English, 64 hours/4 credits)
This course provides opportunities for research conducted through the university. A university faculty member will continue to follow up with the student performing research to formalize their stay at the university. Students participating in the research program have access to all university services offered through the International Student Mobility.

Industrial Engineering
Capstone Design Project
Data Analysis for Engineering
Data Analysis in Engineering II (64 hours/4 credits)
Operations Research II
Production Planning, Scheduling, and Control

Mechanical Engineering
Instrumentation and Control (64 hours/4 credits)
Material Science
Solid Mechanics
Thermodynamics I
 
Systems Engineering
Artificial Intelligence
Computational Solution of Engineering Problems
Computer Architecture II
Computer Structure I
Computer Structure II
Databases
 
*Spanish language and culture courses are also available
 
 
SUMMER PROGRAM:
JUNE to MID-JULY
 
Cost: $3,600 (one course) or $4,450 (two courses*) + Airfare
Includes tuition, housing, meals, laundry, cultural excursions, and on-site support staff.
 
*If you want to take just one STEM course, you may choose your second course from the Spanish Language & Courses with Locals program. Course options include Spanish language, culture or experiential learning courses such as the Research Project course in English or Spanish, or the Volunteering and Social Transformation Service-Learning course, which requires a high intermediate Spanish level and allows you to volunteer in the local community for credit. All courses are taught by host university faculty at the Universidad del Norte.
 
Civil Engineering
Construction Materials
 
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Circuit Analysis I
Digital Electronics
 
Experiential Learning
Research Project (English, 64 hours/4 credits)
 
Industrial Engineering
Data Analysis for Engineering (64 hours/4 credits)
Operations Research I
 
Mechanical Engineering
Renewable Energies
Solid Mechanics
 
Systems Engineering
Operating Systems