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Universidad Sergio Arboleda (Semester)
Bogotá, Colombia (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
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Language of Instruction: Spanish Minimum GPA:: 3.0
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Sergio Arboleda
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  Quick Facts Universidad Sergio Arboleda
General In addition to instruction in all disciplines of law, the school provides training in the philosophical and linguistic elements of the law. Universidad Arboleda
Location Bogotá, Colombia
Eligibility Minimum 3.0 GPA Bogotá, Columbia
Language of Instruction Spanish Bogota Columbia Map
Dates of Instruction Fall: August - December
Spring: February - June


The Universidad Sergio Arboleda School of Law was founded in 1984 by Rodrigo Noguera Calerón and Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, two well known Columbian philosophers.  The school seeks to train lawyers to hold a high standard of ethics in all applications of the law.  As a result, the school has a strong philosophical and humanistic character.


Program Dates:

The program is offered in both the spring and fall semesters.

Fall: Early August – Early December
Spring: Late January – Early June

Language of Instruction:

The official language of instruction at the Universidad Sergio Arboleda is Spanish. Students applying to the program must submit proof of Spanish proficiency.

  1. Students with undergraduate or graduate studies in a Spanish speaking country must show the certificate or degree obtained within the last five years.
  2. Students with Spanish majors (in the US) must have obtained their degree within the last five years and must provide a copy of their degree and undergraduate transcript(s).
  3. Students who are not in the conditions mentioned above are required to take a Spanish proficiency exam through the Language Department at AU and provide us with their results on the exam. Students must complete the exam within 30 minutes and test into the Third Year (300 Level).


Students will receive up to 12 credits towards their law degree. Only the credits and not the grades will transfer per ABA requirements. The acceptance of any credit or grade for any courses taken at the Universidad Sergio Arboleda, including externships and other clinical offerings, is subject to determination by the WCL, Office of the Registrar.

For a complete course listing, please visit the University's website.


For general questions and concerns please visit the Semester Exchange FAQ page.

All other questions and concerns should be directed to:

Jamie Welling
Associate Director of Study Abroad
Global Opportunities
American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Suite Y360
Washington, DC, 20016 USA
Telephone: (202) 274-4177

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 09/01/2017 10/01/2017 TBA TBA