Free and quality education since early age, to postgraduated studies, is ensured by the Education system in Uruguay.

A wide range of degrees and careers are offered to those who want to follow their passion and develope as intellectual and professional individuals. 

Considering education as the backbone which positions the country in the region, Uruguay is the first country to implement the One Laptop Per Child program ("Plan Ceibal"), which involves the free delivery of one laptop per child and teacher in state elementary education and the first level of secondary education.

​85% of total university students are enrolled in the public system.

Uruguay provides Educational counseling and assistance for migrants

  • Customized attention: Central hall of IMPO's headquarters - Official Information Center 18 de julio 1373 - from Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 16:00hs.

  • E-mail: 

Guide for the entry of migrants into the educational system (Spanish)

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