International Students

If you are an international student and are coming in an exchange program to Universidad de Los Andes for 1 or 2 semesters, the following information is of crucial interest for you:

  1. Uniandes University Housing

Uniandes University Housing offers lodging services for all members of its community through its two houses:

Torre Seneca:

A 26-story tower, located in front of the Universidad de Los Andes, which offers 628 rooms distributed in apartments of 1, 2 and 4 rooms. The apartments are fully furnished with: bed, mattress, desk, chair, closet and bookshelf; common areas of the apartment are furnished with dining table, mini fridge, microwave oven, induction stove. Throughout the tower, there are 7 study halls and entertainment rooms exclusively for our residents.

The apartment complex where Torre Seneca is located has two public squares: plazoleta de la U (U square) and plazoleta de las Artes (Arts Square), where cultural and artistic activities take place. The 2nd and 3rd floors are used for commerce: food, pharmacy, School supply stores, banks, hair salons, and micro grocery store etc. The fourth floor bonds the three towers (Torre Seneca and two other Towers used by other Universities) and it has study halls, TV rooms, entertainment rooms, 24-hour gym, laundry and front desk. We have 24-hour security and a management company in charge of the operation of the University Housing Complex. 

  Number of apartments Number of rooms Fee per academic semester per person (US$)*
Individual 32 32 2.983
Two-fold 100 200 2.283
Four-fold 95 380 1.817
  227 612  

*Amounts calculated with an Exchange rate of 1 US$ = 3.000 COP$. The final amount may vary depending on the outstanding exchange rate at the moment of payment.

*The academic semester covers as of a week prior to the beginning of classes, until one week after the last day of tests. If the resident wants to lodge for a longer time, he or she may do so by contacting viviendauniversitaria@uniandes.edu.co

*The fee includes lodging, and furnished common areas and room, use of common areas in the tower, public utilities, (water, electricity, gas, wi –fi), 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, activities done by the University. The apartment is shared, but the room is not.

Refer to detailed information of Torre Séneca in Spanish at: https://vivienda.uniandes.edu.co/index.php/cityu-torre-2

65Home

It is a University house located 25 minutes from the University which offers individual, two-fold and four-fold rooms. It was inaugurated in January of 2016 with 80 very spacious, comfortable and illuminated rooms. Residents enjoy a quiet and easy-going study environment whether in their rooms or in the study halls with wi-fi. It also has magnificent common areas to enjoy free time outside (terrace, game area, TV room).

65 Home is located in Chapinero. It is located at short distance from the two main road corridors in the city (Carrera Séptima and Avenida Caracas) where the SITP and Transmilenio systems render their services, ensuring easy transportation across the city. This sector also offers a variety of services such as restaurants, banks, supermarkets, coin laundries, school supply stores etc. It has two Immediate Attention Centers (Centros de Atención Inmediata - CAI) and one Police Station.

  Number of Rooms Number of beds Fee per academic semester per person (US$)*
Suite 2 2 1.833
Individual 5 5 1.558
Two-fold 14 28 1.375
Three-fold 1 3 916
Four-fold 11 32 916
Five-fold 2 10 825
  35 80  

*Amounts calculated with an Exchange rate of 1 US$ = 3.000 COP$. The final amount may vary depending on the outstanding exchange rate at the moment of payment.

*The academic semester covers as of a week prior to the beginning of classes, until one week after the last day of tests. If the resident wants to lodge for a longer time, he or she may do so by contacting viviendauniversitaria@uniandes.edu.co

The fee includes lodging, furnished room, use of common areas of the house (kitchens, laundries, TV rooms), concierge service and 24-hour security.

Refer to detailed information of 65Home in Spanish at: https://vivienda.uniandes.edu.co/index.php/r65

  1. Reservations for international students 
  • Make sure that you will be studying at Universidad de Los Andes and confirm the period of your academic Exchange program.
  • Review the information in the following website https://vivienda.uniandes.edu.co
  • Send an e-mail to viviendauniversitaria@uniandes.edu.co with the following information: 
  • Resident´s Name
  • Identification Document
  • Country and University of origin
  • Housing (Torre Séneca or 65Home) and desired type of lodging (individual, two-fold, four-fold)
  • Total time that you will be staying at the house (1 semester, 2 semesters, other)
  • Expected date of arrival to the country
  • Other needs of the resident (for example, airport-housing transportation)
  • You will receive the instructions for the bank transfer through your e-mail, in order for you to pay your lodging and guarantee the reservation of your housing.
  • Upon your arrival to Colombia you will have a comfortable, safe, clean and trustworthy lodging in the University Campus.
  1. Questions

If you should have any questions, contact us at:

E-mail: viviendauniversitaria @uniandes.edu.co

Skype: viviendau

Telephone: (057-1) 3394949 ext. 5457 – 5454 -5419

Web page: https: //vivienda.uniandes.edu.co

 

CONTÁCTANOS

Teléfono: 3394949. Extensión 5457

Celular: 304-3445522

Calle 19 A # 3-06 Este - Casa Illera. Universidad de los Andes.

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