Eligibility Criteria  -   Terms of Enrollment

International Student Exchange Program:

Puerta al Gran Caribe

between the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao

and The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados



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Terms of Enrollment

Eligibility Criteria

  • Participants must be full-time (minimum of 12 credits or equivalent units) second or third year undergraduate active students enrolled in the Bachelor Degree Program offered and recognized by the agreement between the  UPRH and in The University of the West Indies-Cave Hill Campus.  Exceptions may be considered for candidates that do not meet these conditions only with the written consent of both institutions.

  • Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or its equivalent.  Students could be nominated either/or by its Academic Advisor, Academic Chairperson of the participant's Department, or the Academic Dean at each institution.

  • Students shall not have been the subject of any disciplinary action, and shall have no such action pending at their home campus.

  • Participants should have evidence of mastering the teaching language at the host university.

Terms of Enrollment

Students can apply for admission either for one semester or for one full academic year at each institution.  The period of study at The University of West Indies-Cave Hill Campus could commence in either September to December (first semester) or January to May (second semester).  At UPRH the academic year runs from August to December (first semester) and from January to May (second semester).

The student exchange will adjust to the academic calendar of the host university and will have a length of an academic semester.  On specific cases, the exchange could be extended for an academic year.  The student should submit to the Program Coordinator of the host university, the application and should hand in a positive recommendation from the Academic Adviser of the home university.  The host university reserves the right to accept or deny the application of extension to the Exchange Program between UPRH and The University of the West Indies-Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.


    The due dates are

            First Semester or Academic Year - second week of March

            Second Semester - third week of September





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