Nomination and Application Process for Exchange Students and Free-Movers

Exchange students coming from partner universities must be nominated by their home institution. Free-movers (or students from non-partner universities) not need to be nominated and can apply directly.


Nomination deadlines:

First semester (March - July): October 1
Second semester (August – December): March 15


Application deadlines:

First semester (March - July): November 1
Second semester (August – December): April 15

Please complete the online application and send scanned copies of the following supporting documents in one single email to exchange@utdt.edu. Please do not mail hard copies.


  • Online application form
  • Application form
  • Copy of personal information page of passport
  • Official University transcript including the grades of most recent semester
  • Proof of Spanish language proficiency*
  • Passport size photograph (scanned)
  • CV (résumé)
  • Motivation letter in Spanish explaining why you want to study at UTDT 
  • Acknowledgement of risks and release of responsibility form
  • If you are an Architecture student you will also have to submit a portfolio in .pdf format. (Length: between 5 and 20 pages) A  Skype interview, in Spanish, with the Architecture Program Director is also part of the admissions procedure.

Incomplete applications will not be processed!

Administration decisions will be communicated via email approximately 3 weeks after the application deadline.

* Proof of Spanish Language Proficiency:

An advanced level of command of the Spanish language is required to have a successful and rewarding semester or year at UTDT. We require a minimum of two years of college level Spanish or a B2 level. 

Health Insurance

UTDT requires that all exchange students are covered by an Argentine health insurance. Coverage must include: medical diagnosis and treatment, preventive medicine, hospitalization, surgery and transplants, dental care, first aid and transportation to a hospital or clinic, medical equipment and appliances, treatment of chronic diseases, paramedical services, medical evacuation and repatriation of mortal remains.

The University offers the plan provided by William Hope, for further details of the coverage, please download the Plan Description or see our Health Insurance page. You also can contact: Fernando CeccardiOscar BlasettiClaudia Sundberg.

Students with pre-existing conditions that may not be covered by local insurance should indicate this in their applications and contact us prior to arrival to discuss their medical needs and insurance coverage.

Students who wish to purchase alternative local coverage are free to do so, and must send the details of said coverage to the Department of International Programs before arrival for its approval.

How to obtain the William Hope insurance?

Accepted students will receive the information on how to purchase this plan on-line. This must be done before arrival in Argentina.

Students who fail to show proof of an Argentine health insurance prior to the beginning of the term won´t be able to enroll at the University.