Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) is a private, non-profit university dedicated to education and research. It was conceived and sponsored by some of the top economic groups in Peru. From its inception in 2012, the founders have had the vision and desire to disrupt the status quo by educating a new generation of holistic and global engineers in Peru for the world and to help tackle the world’s most pressing challenges through rigorous fundamental and applied research projects and innovation.

We are one of Peru’s most innovative engineering universities and you can choose from a wide range of courses and academic programs taught in English. Studying at UTEC to pursue a bachelor or graduate degree, as an international student, will enable you to gain the skills and knowledge to transform world challenges through engineering, technology and innovation. With a strong emphasis on research, we are creating a new generation of engineers to lead the industry and contribute to the technologies that will shape the future.

Likewise, UTEC welcomes international students who want to spend a semester (year as a visiting student or exchange student or take programs during summer) winter term at UTEC Global Open Lab. Studying at UTEC and exploring Peru are eye opening experiences that will also increase your social awareness, provide you with new technical expertise, innovative tools, and skills. Being surrounded by another culture, history and language is a fun and exciting experience. It is the best way to increase intercultural awareness and global understanding. The benefits of studying abroad in our global economy are not only important, but essential to achieving excellence in an increasingly international environment.

Academic Calendar. The academic year is divided into two semesters of 16 weeks (First term | Spring from March from to July and Second term | Fall from August to December  These also include one week for students’ final examinations, at the end of each semester. Summer term is comprised of 8 weeks of classes and runs during January and February.