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:

Second semester 2015 (August – December): March 15
First semester 2016 (March - July): October 1

Application deadlines:

Second semester 2015 (August – December): April 15

First semester 2016 (March - July): November 1

Please send scanned copies of the following in one single email to Please do not mail hard copies.

  • 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 photo (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.

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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.