Lima is the capital city of the Republic of Peru. It is located on the central coast of the country, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, forming an extensive and populous urban area known as Metropolitan Lima, flanked by the coastal desert and extending over the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac, and Lurín rivers.
Located In the west central area of Perú, between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes. Altitude 154 m above sea level. Weather During June is mild. The average minimum temperature (usually during the night) in Lima is 15.5°C (59.9°F). The amount of rain in is extremely low with an average of 2mm (0.1in). It rains on average a total of 2 days in the month. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 20.0°C (68°F). Average humidity is 79%.
The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is a community of professors, students and graduates devoted to train professionals of high academic level. Founded in 1917, the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru was the first private high education institution established in our city. Located in a 43-acre campus with 22,000 students; its professors, students and alumni are engaged in achieving a high academic and research level, projecting their task to the entire national community.
The Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú defines itself as a plural and tolerant academic community, based on ethical, democratic and Catholic principles. Their essential foundations are based on academic rigor, a plurality of scientific and humanistic perspectives, Catholic values and ethical principles, a culture of discrepancy and tolerance, and a commitment with the development of Peru and its people. PUCP offers a humanistic, scientific and moral education.
Academically the PUCP is considered one of the top universities in the country Peru and generally is positioned alternatively as first or second on Peru's university rankings. According to the QS Latin America University Rankings 2023, the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is placed at position 13 in the region.
The university was as well awarded with the International Accreditation in categories of Institutional Management and Undergraduate Studies, Research and Graduate Teaching by the Instituto Internacional para el Aseguramiento de la Calidad (IAC) – International Institute of Quality Assurance – recognizing PUCP’s international institutional and academic standards.
Transportation from Jorge Chávez Airport to the hotels We strongly recommend the use of companies located in the airport complex and with identified drivers. For your safety avoid leaving the airport complex to take the taxi.
Before taking a taxi on the street consider the following:
Recognize a formal taxi because it has the following features:
The traffic in Lima is complicated and during peak times it gets even more complicated. Then average transfer times to the PUCP and vice versa:
The closest in campus parking location to the conference rooms is Estacionamiento de Autos - Zona K. View the campus map and more parking locations.
For the campus map, please visit this pdf file.
Both very close to campus.
Discover more than 5000 years of Peruvian History through a fascinating precolombine art collection.Visit website
Known as the first, antique and most representative museum of Peru, the importance of this place lies in the valuable cultural heritage that it guards in its deposits and repositories, which houses approximately 300,000 pieces of our past.Visit website
At PUCP: Banco Continental (BBVA) Office and ATM
ATMs: Banco de Crédito and Global Net
Close to PUCP:
At PUCP: you can find a pharmacy behind the PUCP Medical Center.
Close to PUCP:
We recommend calling your health insurance to check whether you can be assisted by the clinics mentioned below: