International Students Services

We manage your admission here at Uninorte as well as the mailing of the admissions letter to your University.

  Play Zone
You will enjoy times blocked off for games and recreational activities for socializing with the rest of the international students in Uninorte.


We handle the delivery of letters, certificates, resolutions, proofs of purchase/enrollment, reports, and other documentation required. Additionally, we open a physical and digital file for your documentation checklist.

  Migration Process Support
We take you to the Colombian Immigration Office in order to expedite your Colombian ID card and visa. This is a mandatory for international student. 


Buddy System
A program consisting of a group of Uninorte students who will guide you both academically and culturally to help you through the adaptation process on campus and in Barranquilla.

  Integration course to the Uninorte experience
A course designed to help you adapt even faster to the University and the city.


Along with your Buddy, we help you with your housing process through our database of contacts. You can choose to live either in a boarding house, with a family or rent an apartment with other international students.

  Barranquilla City Tour
We organize a guided visit to the most emblematic places around town.


Airport Pickup
We pick you up at the airport (Ernesto Cortissoz in Soledad) when you arrive and take you to your new house.

  Spanish Course
For non-native Spanish speakers, we offer a course that seeks to improve the four skills of listening, speaking, grammar and reading expression.


Institutional ID
We give you your Institutional ID that grants access to the campus and all of the services that we have for you.

  International Students Fair

This fair seeks to highlight the countries that are represented at our institution, their cities and universities.


Induction Day
Days before classes start, we prepare an induction to welcome you, which includes a guided campus tour and a welcoming kit. We also help you in the process of opening your local bank account.

  Museo Cultural de Caribe
You will enjoy of a guided tour of the first regional museum of the country. *Fees apply


Guidance and Counseling
A psychologist from the Students Welfare Office is available to provide special attention during your stay at Uninorte.

  Caribbean Dancing Class

Learn all the Cuban unique movements and the different Caribbean dances.

Coffee Meeting
At the end of the semester we meet and evaluate your experience at Uninorte.