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Study at UDEP

Study in one of our Campuses

It is located in an area of 130 hectares with 90 hectares of carob trees that have turned it into a green lung for the city. If you like tranquility and a family atmosphere, Piura, the city of eternal heat, is the ideal city for you.

UDEP in Lima is located in Miraflores, the main tourist district of the city and one of the most visited in the country. Miraflores is recognized for its attractions, history and tradition, its great commercial and cultural movement, its varied gastronomy and its proximity to the sea.

Because study at UDEP?


We are in position 6 of the ranking of Peruvian Universities.


The University has professors of excellent level and academic qualification. Dedicated exclusively to research and teaching in the fields of specialization in the careers they teach.


The Universidad de Piura (UDEP) is a non-profit institution, located in the cities of Piura and Lima, in Peru. It was founded in the city of Piura, on April 7, 1969, at the initiative of Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, founder of Opus Dei. The year 2019 marked 50 years of history.


At UDEP you will find an appropriate environment for sports, artistic, cultural, training and volunteer activities, in which you can participate through university life workshops.



Our Lima campus Business Administration program offers a selection of career elective courses taught in English. These are designed to strengthen your communication skills and professional competencies in a global context.

Exchange program

for international students

The University de Piura offers an exchange program for international students to spend a semester or a year at UDEP, on any of its campuses, either by agreement with partner universities or in the Free-Movers modality.

UDEP International recommends you

Check the agreements with your university

International students must be nominated by their home university. 

Know the dates of interest

Find out the deadlines to apply for an academic semester here.

Choose one of the UDEP campuses

Do you want to study in Lima? Do you want to study in Piura?


“I learned from the spirit, passion and resilience of each competitor and fans of the Ramón Mugica Olympics. I saw the daily effort and support of my colleagues, demonstrated in their determination and perseverance”



University of Wisconsin – United States

“I stay with the UDEP spirit. “I see a great union both in the faculties and in the entire university”



University of Seville – Spain

“I define my exchange experience in 4 words: improvement, friendship, strength and self-knowledge.”



Paulista University – Brazil

“It is a serious institution with a respected faculty. I learned a lot for both my personal and professional life”



Paulista University – Brazil

“This experience was an important part of my life. The courses I took allowed me to better understand Peruvian history and culture.”



Capital Normal University – China

Know the Peru

Peru is located in the western part of South America. It is the third largest country on the continent….

Tropical forests

Pacific beaches

Wonders of Peru

Get to know them

Piura, where summer never ends

Modern and Historical Lima

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