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Cooperation agreements

At the international level, the Latin America Institute has long cooperated with a large number of institutions, both in the area of research and at the level of student exchange. There are particularly numerous and intensive working relationships and partnerships with universities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico. In addition, special exchange programmes exist within the framework of project-related personal exchange with Mexico [PROALMEX] and Brazil [PROBRAL].

Within the framework of various cooperation agreements, students of the LAI have the option to do a semester abroad at the following universities:

University Ubication
Universidad Nacional de San Martín Buenos Aires, Argentina
Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero Buenos Aires, Argentina
Faculdades de Campinas Campinas, Brasil
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre, Brasil
Universidade do Estado do Amazonas Manaus, Brasil
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre, Brasil
Universidade Federal de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil
Universidad de Santiago de Chile Santiago, Chile
Universidad Alberto Hurtado Santiago, Chile
Universidad Diego Portales Santiago, Chile
Pontifícia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso Valparaíso, Chile
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Universidad de los Andes Bogotá, Colombia
Pontifícia Universidad Javeriana Bogotá, Colombia
Colegio de la Frontera Norte Tijuana, Mexico
Colegio de Michoacan Zamora, Mexico
Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora Mexico-City, Mexico
Universidad Veracruzana Xalapa, Mexico
Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México Mexico-City, Mexico
Universidad de Guadalajara Guadalajara, Mexico
Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla Puebla, Mexico
El Colegio de México Mexico-City, Mexico
Universidad Centroamericana Managua, Nicaragua
Universidad de Alcalá Madrid, Spain

Within the framework of the cooperation agreements, students are exempt from the tuition fees of the partner university. To apply, please submit the following documents by e-mail to international@lai.fu-berlin.de by 24th January 2023:

- Completed application form

- A copy of your previous degree ´

- a current transcript of records (printout from Campus Management)

- A one- to two-page letter of motivation in which you explain your motivation, your study plans abroad and how they fit into your academic career.

- Language certificate in the respective national language

After selection by the Commissioner for Internationalisation, you will receive further information on the nomination and application at the partner university.

It is also possible to apply for a semester or one-year scholarship from the DAAD, PROMOS or other funding institutions.

If you have any questions, please contact the Commissioner for Internationalisation of the Latin America Institute:

Tilman Menzel
Internationalisation Officer
Tel.: 49 (0)30 838-70192
E-Mail: international@lai.fu-berlin.de