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Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel Lima View map


At postgraduate level, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú offers 86 master’s degrees and 14 PhDs including:

  • Gender studies
  • Energy
  • Banking and finance law
  • Mathematics
  • Criminal law
  • Government and public policy

The admissions procedure at postgraduate level requires you to register online, pay an application fee and submit original and certified copies of your bachelor’s degree certificate, resume, as well as a photocopy of your ID, birth certificate or passport. You will then be asked to sit through a personal interview. 

Foreign exchange students are not charged academic fees, but foreign visiting students must register at the Special Studies School, and the amount of money they will be charged will be based on the number of credits they take.

At postgraduate level, international and Peruvian students are charged the same tuition fees. The exact amount varies depending on the program and their own economic background, usually PEN 250-930 (US$77-290) per credit. Explore all dozen partial or full postgraduate scholarships here.

If you are an exchange student, you should apply through your university, but if you are only visiting for a semester or two, you can email [email protected] All international students who wish to stay at PUCP for a full program must apply through the regular processes at the Admission Office.

University Highlights

Total students - 25,503


Total faculty staff - 2,072


Total students - 25,503


Total faculty staff - 2,072

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