Why study at Cayetano?

The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia is recognized as the first university in Peru in research and high impact publications in scientific journals nationally and internationally. Our international accreditation with mention in Research recognizes our prestige and excellence as a university.

Academic rigor, access to intensive practice, research development, and contact with the local and global reality, allow students to develop fully, to contribute to the progress of their professional field and society in general.

We are committed to promoting internationalization through the development of our international relations, which will enable our local and international students to live a unique academic experience with a global focus. Proof of this are our more than 200 international and national agreements, our participation in different national and international networks such as the Consortium of Peruvian Universities formed by UPCH, PUCP, ULIMA and Universidad del Pacífico, through the Consortium students from the four universities can enjoy an academic and cultural exchange every academic year. We are also part of the CINDA network (Inter-University Development Center), which aims to promote links between the universities that are part of the network, as well as to systematize and disseminate knowledge, thus contributing to the development of higher education policies and university management. We are also part of the Hemispheric University Consortium, which promotes collaboration among higher education institutions to develop innovative and important solutions to the social challenges of the region and the world.

If you want to live a valuable personal and professional university life experience, UPCH offers you the great opportunity to be part of it through its exchange programs for international and national students. We invite you to be part of an academic experience with us.

La Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia es reconocida como la primera universidad del Perú en investigación y publicaciones de alto impacto en revistas científicas a nivel nacional e internacional. Nuestra acreditación internacional con mención en Investigación reconoce nuestro prestigio y excelencia como universidad. 

La rigurosidad académica, acceso a la práctica intensiva, desarrollo de la investigación, y contacto con la realidad local y global, permiten al alumno desarrollarse íntegramente, para aportar al progreso de su campo profesional y la sociedad en general.


Incoming Program for International Students

Incoming call for Applications 2023-2


Accommodation is a facility provided by the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) to foreign visitors who will be in our country for short periods, this does not exclude the possibility of being used by national students, prior evaluation of the case. Also, the university housing is located in a central area that is close to the Metropolitan public transportation system that connects many districts of Lima

Location: 140 Las Aguilas street, Surquillo, Lima – Perú (15102 Lima)

Telephone: (511) 441-4215

Method of Payment: The day after being installed, you should approach DURIN, at UPCH, Av. Honorio Delgado N° 430, San Martín de Porres, Lima, Peru.

  • There are two options::
    • Single room: The cost for single room, is $30.00 USD per night.
    • Shared room: The cost for double or shared room, per night is $15.00 USD per person. 
  • It should be noted that due to internal regulations and to ensure the care of visitors, they can only enter the house until 11:00 p.m. 
  • By internal regulations, no key is given to anyone.

Included services:

  • Single or shared room
  • Daily breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 am (except Saturdays and Sundays).
  • Use of kitchen and laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service and use of common areas
  • Telephone and internet


Pabellón de Rectorado, Av. Honorio Delgado 430,
Urb. Ingeniería, San Martín de Porres (15102 Lima)


(511) 319-0000 anexo 201108