Semester Exchange


Guayaquil, Ecuador


Universidade de Especialidades Espíritu Santo (UEES) is a private university in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Founded in 1993, UEES is well-known for its School of International Studies. UEES prioritizes experiential learning by combining academic learning with travel and intercultural experience. As an exchange student, you will learn Spanish and live in a homestay with a local Ecuadorian family. You will also benefit from a community service placement during your semester.


Who Can Go?

Students from the following Seneca program providing you meet certain eligibility criteria:

  • Honours Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (INS)


When Can I Go?

Semester Dates

UEES operates on a bimester system. You will be enrolled in two bimesters over the course of one semester at UEES.


  • Bimester I: August to October
  • Bimester II: October to December


  • Bimester I: January to February
  • Bimester II: March to April
Now accepting applications for: Apply by:
Winter 2022 June 15, 2021
Fall 2022 To be confirmed

What Will It Cost?

Students accepted for this program will pay their regular tuition/course fees to Seneca. Students will be responsible for their living expenses, accommodation and travel costs. More details can be found by selecting the “Explore exchange opportunity” button above. Reminder: students must apply for this opportunity through the International Mobility Office and not through the partner institution.

Language of Instruction

  • English

Interested in learning more?

Learn more about how to apply, available funding and credit transfer options.