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University of Puerto Rico

Program Availability: Fall and Spring Semesters

Hampshire students, through an institutional affilitation, have the opportunity to study at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), where they may take part in research and creative projects in the sciences, technology, the humanities, and the professional disciplines.

UPR also offers students the opportunity to cultivate artistic talents through choirs; bands; theater groups; courses in the fine arts, music, and drama; museums; art exhibits; and much more.


This exchange is open to qualified Hampshire students who are in good academic and behavioral standing. Detailed information on Hampshire eligibility requirements and policies is available under the Eligibility Requirements in the Exchange, Field Study, and Short-term Field Course section of the Hampshire College Handbook.

Student are required to meet with the GEO Program Advisor if interested.  

Term Dates

Fall Term: August-December
Spring Term: January-May 

Program Costs

Hampshire tuition and health insurance fees.

Other expenses: Students are responsible for the costs of housing and meals; passport and visa fees; international and local transportation; books and supplies; travel insurance; and personal expenses. A travel stipend may be awarded through GEO to help offset the cost of airfare.

How to Apply

Prospective applicants are required to meet with the GEO program advisor before applying to this program. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Questions? Want More Info?

If you plan to apply or have general questions about this program, please contact or stop by the global education office.

Below you'll also find contact information for faculty area specialists who work in similar academic fields of study as this program.

GEO Program Advisor

Matthew Shamey

Area Specialists

Wilson Valentín-Escobar
Assistant Professor of Sociology
School of Critical Social Inquiry

Jaime Dávila
Associate Professor of Computer Science
School of Cognitive Science


Application Deadlines

Spring 2015 Program
Friday, October 10, 2014

Fall 2015 Program
Friday, March 6, 2015

Stay In Touch
With The Global Education Office (GEO)
Snail Mail
Global Education Office
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
Fax: 413.559.6173