International visitors

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.

If you don´t speak english please visit the following link: https://vivienda.uniandes.edu.co/reservas/estancia-semestral 

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$)*
Indivudual 32 32 2.983
Two-Fold 100 200 2.283
Four-Foud 95 380 1.817
Total 227 612
  • *Amounts calculated with an Exchange rate of 1 US$ = 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 Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
  • *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.

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.
  • Send an e-mail to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. with the following information:
    • Resident´s Name
    • Identification Document (send attached)
    • Country and University of origin
    • Contact information (email and cell phone number)
    • Program 
    • Birth date
    • Type of apartment
    • Total time that you will be staying at the tower (1 semester, 2 semesters, other)
    • Expected date of arrival to the country
    • Other needs of the resident (for example, airport-housing transportation, linen bed)
  • 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.

Questions

If you should have any questions, contact us at:

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  • Telephone: (057-1) 3394949 ext. 1234

Contacto

  • Casa Illera. :
    Calle 19A #3-06 Este
  • Teléfono:
    339 4949. Ext: 1234
  • E-Mail:
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CityU

  • Torre Séneca:
    Calle 19 #2A-10

Universidad de los Andes. Vigilada Mineducación.
Reconocimiento como Universidad: Decreto 1297 del 30 de mayo de 1964.
Reconocimiento personería jurídica: Resolución 28 del 23 de febrero de 1949 Minjusticia.