Semester Exchange Abroad – Peru

Universidad de San Martín de Porres Peru

Fall Semester Dates: Early September – Mid-December

Spring Semester Dates: Mid-January – End of April

Voluntary Internship: May – July or during the Program

No exchange available in Summer

Overview | Academics | Visa Info | Housing | Program Costs | Applications & Deadlines


  • The Universidad de San Martín de Porres was founded in 1962 by the Dominican Order of the Catholic Church.
  • Located in Peru, it offers students insight into a different culture and the ability to learn more about Peru.
  • The culture of the university is based on essential principles such as respect for the individual, the search for truth and excellence, integrity, an innovative and enterprising
    approach, protecting the environment and making a commitment to the development of the country.


  • Language of Instruction: Spanish (Sessions on Introduction to Legal Technicalities in Spanish can be arranged)
  • Recommended Course Load: to be decided by Santa Clara Law.
  • Academic Focus: Public Management Law, Competition and Regulation Law, Business Law, Criminal Law, and Civil Property

Visa Information

  • Students must be in possession of a visa before arriving in Peru.


  • USMP does not have housing facilities, but will advise incoming students about search options for accommodations near campus based on quality requirements and economic possibilities.

Program Costs

  • Students pay tuition to Santa Clara Law.

Applications & Deadlines