Quick Info

  • Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Maymester, Summer
  • : Pitt Recognized
  • : Business, Engineering
  • : May 6 - May 24, 2019
  • : See below for pricing specifics
  • : Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019
  • : 2.75 GPA (2.5 for engineers)

Academics

The program is designed specifically for Engineering or Pitt Business students. The course is focused upon international supply chain management in Latin America.  Please see syllabus from 2017, this is subject to change. This program is a 3 credit program.  You will not receive a letter grade for this program but will receive academic credit as long as you receive a C or higher in each course. 

Pitt Business Students:

This 3-credit course will fulfill a Global Supply Chain major elective or the Global Supply Chain Project elective course for the Supply Chain Management Certificate.

Graduate students with an interest in supply chain networks are also welcome to apply. 

Engineering Students: Each department has decided how the program will count for the 2018 summer program. Please note that departments will re-evaluate for summer 2019 and this website will be updated. 

 

On-Site Faculty And Staff

Once you have been accepted into the program, feel free to contact Lucía Curone with any questions you might have. You can find her information on the Universidad de Montevideo website.

Read more about the program here!

Housing

Hotel rooms, with daily breakfast included, will be provided for the duration of the program. 

Pricing And Dates

You will be charged Pitt tuition and fees for the course.  Please keep in mind if you are a Swanson School of Engineering student you will pay that tuition rate, if you are a Pitt Business student you will pay that tuition rate. Tuition rates can be found here.  

Pitt Business students can apply for scholarship funds on the Pitt Business International Scholarships page as well as crowdfund using the Pitt Business Fund My Travel page. Please note that the application deadline for the Pitt Business International Scholarships is the same as the program application deadline. 

Engineering students can apply for scholarships in the amount of $1,000 through the Swanson School of Engineering. To find out more information, review our website. 

Housing/Program Fee are paid directly to the Univeristy of Montevideo, the 2019 cost is $1300. This will be due March 1st. This includes all your house and all the excursions associated with the program. 

The dates of the program are tenatitvely early May-late May.  You shouldn't book airfare until given confirmation from your program manager.

Remember that your lifestyle and spending choices can greatly affect the amount of money you'll need while abroad.  Visit our budgeting page for more information.

Inclusions & Exclusions

This program is unique in that it is a part of a university exchange.  Pitt students are charged tuition and fees for the summer for 3 credits

You are also responsible for: 

  • Study Abroad Administrative Fee ($300.00)
  • Airfare (round trip to Montevideo) (~$1,000.00 - $1,300.00), 
  • Personal expenses (depends on personal spending habits ~$300-$500). 
  • Health Insurance
  • Housing/Program Fee for all students: $1300; the fee covers all lodging and breakfasts, some additional meals, all program excursions, and several cultural events. You will pay this fee directly to the University of Montevideo. More information on how to pay will be provided upon acceptance. This will be due March 1st. 

Special Information

Interested in learning more about the program through your fellow students' eys? Review the blogs of students that attended the program in 2016! https://sykedinmontevideo.wordpress.com/  |   http://julie-montevideo.tumblr.com/

Check out the video about the program: https://youtu.be/ZVYqs5d_Cj8

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For more information, please contact the International Engineering Initiatives Office:

Dr. Kristine Lalley, Director: krl33@pitt.edu

Dr. Diane Saran, Associate Director: dmhardy@pitt.edu

General Information:

international@engr.pitt.edu | 412-624-5942 | 152 Benedum Hall

@SSoEIntPrograms | www.facebook.com/SSOEIntProg

 

 

 

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