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Programa Panama Coopera - [Panama Scholarships for foreign students]

06/01/2018 - 16:15 a 06/25/2018 - 16:15


The main objective of this Program is to promote the mobility of students through exchange, offering them the possibility to come from different countries enrolled at the undergraduate level (at the fourth semester level) to stay for an academic semester at a University that has Cooperation Agreements current with the following Panamanian Universities: University of Panama (UP), Technological University of Panama (UTP), Specialized University of the Americas (UDELAS) and the Maritime University of Panama (UMIP).

Directed to

  • Republic of China
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • India
  • Egypt
  • Jamaica
  • Dominican Republic


  • Nationality of some of the countries mentioned above
  • Being studying in their country of origin
  • Being enrolled at the undergraduate level
  • Proficiency in the Spanish language (Intermediate-High).

Application documents for the Technological University of Panama

  • Copy of Passport
  • One (1) passport size photo
  • Health insurance of international scope
  • Certification of credits / qualifications university where it comes
  • Plan of study of the career of the University where it comes
  • Certified official of the handling of the Spanish language, if its native language is not different.
  • Certificate of yellow fever vaccine
  • Fill out the Mobility form (Form)

Application deadline: June 25, 2018.

Start of classes: August 6.


  • Registration exemption
  • Air ticket from country of origin
  • Lodging
  • Monthly stipend for transportation and food (500 USD)
  • Transportation from the airport to lodging, round trip.

Application process

  • Fill out the form in: (Application form)
  • Send the application documents to: "[email protected]" with subject: "Student Mobility Scholarship Second Semester 2018"
  • Wait for your acceptance to be notified and the air ticket.
  • Travel to Panama and initiate international student mobility. (If you wish to renounce the scholarship you must notify it 15 days before the start of the Program).
  • The selected Embassies will be informed to the Embassies of Panama abroad as well as to the Embassies of their respective countries accredited in Panama.

At UTP we currently offer the most courses in Spanish but there are some options in English:

  • Transport Engineering II   
  • Marine Geotechnics II 
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Numeric Methods
  • Basics of Geomatics
  • Information Technologies
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business communication
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Business Support

Also there are options for independent studies (research) with professors that speak English.

More Information

Panama Coopera program guidelines: (WORD, 1.25MB)


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