Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Swinburne has a student exchange arrangement with Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Learn more about courses available, semester dates, credit equivalency and how to apply.


Institution name Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ)
Location Quito, Ecuador
Semester dates Fall: August - December
Spring: January - May
 Discipline area  The University has ten different colleges:
  • Business and Economics
  • Architecture
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Communication and Arts
  • Health Sciences
  • Music
  • Law
  • Engineering
See the list of programs offered
 Courses available for exchange students The majority of courses are taught in Spanish but there are a growing number of English courses available.

See the list of courses available
Credit equivalance Check with a Swinburne Study Abroad Advisor
 Accommodation USFQ houses interested international students with carefully screened host families in Quito. Host families are required to provide students with their own bedroom (bathroom may be shared), wi-fi internet access, and two meals per day (breakfast and dinner). Host families generally live within a 15-45 minute commute by public transportation from the USFQ campus in Cumbayá.