Study Abroad in the United States

The EducationUSA office inside the Alianza Cultural Uruguay – Estados Unidos provides information and orientation about study in the United States.  The offices provide a wide range of information, tools, and events to support students, parents, and advisers interested in U.S.-Uruguayan exchange.  As part of the EducationUSA network of over 450 advising centers worldwide, EducationUSA is the official source of information on U.S. higher education in Uruguay.

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The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State manages a wide range of academic, professional, and cultural exchanges that include approximately 40,000 participants annually, with the goal of increasing mutual understanding and respect between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. These include, among others, the Fulbright Fellowships, the Gilman Scholarships, and the International Visitor Leadership Program.  ECA also manages the EducationUSA network of advising offices( for students around the world who wish to study in the United States. For more information on the Department of State’s educational and cultural exchange activities, visit