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Admisión UTB para alumnos extranjeros

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In order to promote the visit of external students and foreign universities who can stay from one semester to one year (or a month, in case your taking a summer program) by taking the area of ​​knowledge you are interested in at the Universidad Tecnologica de Bolivar.
  • Orientation week: Last week of January 

  • First Semester: First week of February to second week of June

  • Summer School: June 1 to July 31

  • Orientation week: Last week of July

  • Second semester: First week of August to second week of December

Course #1: Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
Summary: Introduction to financial analysis and financial statements, Overview of the financial principles (US GAAP and IFRS), Statement of Financial Situation Analysis, Income statement Analysis, Statement of cash flows Analysis, Statement of Changes in Equity Analysis , Financial Ratios, Risk Analysis and Equity Analysis.

Course #2: Intro to Chinese Culture and Business
 Introduction to China, Geography, regions and natural resources, Climate and Environment, The best regions to do business; Chinese Philosophy and religions; Doing Business in China, Chinese economy, Overview of Chinese Economy; Basic Mandarin; Chinese traditions; Chinese Medicine and Chinese food; Arts.
Course #3: International Marketing
Summary: The aim of International Marketing is to highlight the importance of differences between national and international markets and the way in which these influence the formulation and implementation of customer strategies in foreign markets. This course will venture into the strategies and techniques used by companies worldwide in their effort to extend and globalize its typical domestic operations. When a focus is established on any given foreign market, companies must realize that they will face different situations not experienced before (that differ from their original cultural, economic and political point of view). During the development of this course, students will be able to identify the fundamentals, history and most important elements of International Marketing, coming to acquire its basic skills and understand the development of global business strategies.
Course #4: English for Accounting and Finance
Summary: This course has been developed for undergraduate students in accounting and finance who need English to communicate in a variety of situations with colleagues and partners. Students will learn the English they need to do the job, practice target language and expressions in real work situations as well as ways to achieve their goals in meetings, in presentations, on the telephone, or when making small talks. They will also learn to talk about their own studies, skills and how to write a curriculum vitae with a covering letter when applying for a job.
Course #5: Advanced topics in software development I
Summary: Students will be able to learn the architecture behind a web application, and the structures needed to make it successful. Students will be in charge of a new feature to implement in backend and frontend inside an existing application. They will learn Python and Javascript, as well as how to work in an Agile environment.
Course #6: Advanced topics in software development II
Summary: This course generalizes introductory programming to focus on more of the software development process, identifying concepts and skills that should be mastered in the first year of a computer-science graduate program. As a result of its broad purpose, the course includes fundamental concepts and skills that could appear in other software-oriented courses (e.g., programming constructs from Programming Languages, simple algorithm analysis from Algorithms and Complexity, simple development methodologies from Software Engineering). Likewise, each of those courses will contain more advanced material that builds upon the fundamental concepts and skills in this advanced course. Topics: Web programming languages (e.g., HTML5, Java Script, PHP, CSS), Web platform constraints, Software as a Service (SaaS) and Web standards.

Course #7: Cine Forum and African History
Summary: This course explores aspects of Afro-descendant people from slavery to the late twentieth century. We will use films, documentaries to round out our understanding of Afro-descendant history. The Cine-Forum in this course is an essential tool of educating, informing and awareness raising about slavery, racism and colonialism. This course is designed to have students engage with the intersection of race, gender and class, for this reason some of topics and films emphasize the study of racial oppression, family life, work, exploitation and activism.

Registration Schedule

  • First Semester (spring term): From September 15 until October 30, the previous year

  • Summer School: From February 1 until May 1

  • Second Semester (fall term): From April 01 until May 15

  • •   External Students application 

  • •   One picture attached to the form

  • •   Transcripts

  • •   Certificate courses taken

  • •   Motivation letter addressed to the academic program explaining the motivation for coming to UTB (written in Spanish)

  • •   Letter of authorization to enter the Academic Exchange Programme by the competent authority in your university

  • •   List of courses to take signed by the director of the program

  • •   Copy of the bibliographical page of the passport

  • •   Proof of Spanish level - B1 (only for foreigners)

Once you submit the documentation, the TIC will be contacted so you can get answers within 30 days. With your acceptance letter you will receive information for accommodation and stay in Cartagena, you will receive information on the procedure of registration of courses, extracurricular activities etc.

•   Induction Plan to our city and the UTB.

•   Advice on finding accommodation.

•   Cultural Activities - Extra Curricular.


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