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:
Fall 2020 April 15, 2020
Winter 2021 April 15, 2020

Interested in learning more?

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