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Education System Overview

 

Academic year: January – October

Major school holidays/break:

  • Holy Week: March/April
  • Mid-October
  • November – December
  • Midyear Break: June

Major exam period: September, October and June 

 

Structure of the University System

 

  • Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 5 – 6 years
  • The language of instruction in universities: Spanish
  • Degrees offered: Diplomado or Certificate, Associate and Licencia 
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