Known as The Switzerland of South America for its enchanting landscapes, fresh air, public safety, rapid technological progress, peaceful culture, coffees, rich architecture, museums, beaches and so many attractions, Uruguay is at the top of the ranking of countries with the best quality of life in Latin America. It´s location makes it convinient to travel nearby places such as Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Machu Picchu and provides a variety of opportunities for day trip around country. That is why each year, more than 800 international students choose Montevideo as their destination for their studies abroad. Also, due to the political stability and the new financial and legal laws, dozen of international companies are locating headquarters in Uruguay, generating a consistent economic grow for the country.