The number of international students at the Polytechnic University of Cartagena has again increased this academic year.
183 students from Europe and Latin America will attend the first semester or full academic year at the UPCT, where this morning have been welcomed in the Student House.
The appeal of the Polytechnic between students from abroad has increased by 50% over the previous year, when 122 students were those who came for the same period.
The number of those from Latin America has doubled from 11 to 22.
The largest nationality this year is Polish, with 37 students, followed by the Italian and French, with 29 young people from each country.
The Italian accent is still the most common in the classrooms of the Polytechnic, and in the streets and bars of the city center, because the contingent of Erasmus at 40 transalpine studying masters in the UPCT thanks to the scholarship program adds between the National Social Security Institute of Italy (INPS) and the Campus of International Excellence Mare Nostrum.
After Polish, Italian and French highlights the number of Romanian students (17) and Mexico (15).
In all, students come from 16 European countries and three Latin Americans.
The deadline to apply for Erasmus stay at the UPCT for the second quarter is still open, so from the International Relations Office of the Polytechnic is expected to beat the record of international students, as with current applications and nearly equaled the number of 216 students received Erasmus course around 15-16.