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Universidad Iberoamericana
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Summer C
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer C 2018 03/15/2018
03/15/2018 05/07/2018 08/30/2018
Fall 2018 05/11/2018 05/11/2018 09/10/2018 12/18/2018
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 10/15/2018 TBA TBA

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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish Program Advisor: Leslie Johnson
Type of Credit:
UF GPA Program Type: UF Exchange
Program Description:

Universidad Iberoamericana

Semester/Academic Year

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About the University

UNIBE is a private non-profit university established in the Dominican Republic in 1982. The university offers English-taught degrees in Business Administration, Civil Engineering and Medicine. It is one of the leading universities in the country, recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of the Dominican Republic. UNIBE has a student body of 5,000 students from more than 47 countries and 900 faculty members. The high professionalism for the academic and administrative staff and the unique atmosphere of its community provide students with the incentives they may need to establish strong relationships with classmates and professors. 

You can also read more about the university in the UNIBE information catalog.

About the Location

Santo Domingo is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population. Santo Domingo is the cultural, financial, political, commercial and industrial center of the Dominican Republic, with the country's most important industries being located within the city. The performing arts are very important in Santo Domingo. The city has its own chamber orchestra, opera company, ballet company, folkloric company and national theater. Santo Domingo also has a number of museums, parks and shopping centers. To read more about the city, click here


Academic Credits

As this is a UF exchange program, credits taken can satisfy major, minor, and elective course requirements with prior approval. UF GPA credit will be granted for all courses taken at UNIBE. You can see a list of courses taught in English here and a list of courses taught in Spanish here


UNIBE assists international students in finding housing while in Santo Domingo. Housing may vary, and students can find apartments for rent, rooms for rent, apartment-sharing with UNIBE students, or home stay with Dominican families.  

Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the semester can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program; however, all financial aid eligibility is determined by Student Financial Affairs. You must speak with Allison Costa, the study abroad financial aid advisor, to determine what aid can be applied to the cost of this study abroad program, including scholarships.

Application Fee

A $300 non-refundable service charge is assessed for students participating in single semester terms and a $500 non-refundable service charge is assessed for all participating in Academic Year programs. This charge is due within 21 days of the application. Students will be charged regular UF tuition while participating in the program. Tuition at UNIBE will be waived.

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor                       Program Coordinator

    Leslie Johnson                                            Keith R. Stanfill
352-273-1508                                                352-846-3354