Study in Paraguay

Paraguay Statistics


Capital:  Asuncion

Area:  406,752 sq km

Climate:  subtropical to temperate; substantial rainfall in the eastern portions, becoming semiarid in the far west

Population:  6,459,058 (July 2011 est.)

Languages:  Spanish (official), Guarani (official)


Government type: constitutional republic

Independence Day: 14 May 1811 (from Spain)

Currency: Guarani (PYG)

GDP: $33.27 billion (2010 est.)

GDP - per capita (PPP): $4,900 (2010 est.)

Information for Foreign Students in Paraguay

Obtaining a Visa

We recommend travellers to check visa requirements contacting the Paraguayan Embassy in their home country or going on its website.

- Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in the UK

Third Floor, 344 Kensington High Street, London W14 8NS, UK

Tel: (020) 7610 4180. Website:

- Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in the USA

2400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA

Tel: (202) 483 6960


Tap water is drinkable. Health insurance is essential. There is no British Embassy in Paraguay.


ATMs are widespread; many accept Cirrus, Maestro and Visa cards. American Express, MasterCard and Visa are widely accepted (though not in smaller hotels), while Diners Club has more limited use. ID is required, such as a passport, when making a purchase with a credit card.


Public transports are well organized in the country.


Roaming agreements exist with international mobile phone companies. Coverage is limited to urban areas. Internet cafés are available in main urban areas.

Official Selection of the Best Business Schools in Paraguay

1 Palme Of Excellence LOCAL Reference

Rank Position in
Palmes’ League
Deans’ Recommendation
rate 2023

Universidad Autónoma de Asunción - Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales

1 41 ‰

EDAN - Escuela de Administracion de Negocios

2 30 ‰

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