University of Chile

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Santiago, Chile Spanish Engineering
(ONLY Mining and Materials Engineering students)


The University of Chile was founded on the 19th of November 1842. It is the oldest higher education institution in Chile. Generating, developing, integrating and communicating knowledge in all the areas of knowledge and culture are the mission and basis of the activities of the University. This makes up the involvedness of their work and directs the education they impart.

The University is located in the capital city Santiago de Chile and it is a public university with international quality. All the areas of knowledge are elaborated in their lecture halls and today the university is at the top of the Chilean university system with regard to teaching, research, creation, and outreach.

Important information

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

July - December March - July

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

International Affairs Coordinator

Karen Hansen
International Affairs Coordinator
Av. Beauchef 850, Justicia Espada Building, Third floor
Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Phone: +562 2978 0977
E-mail: karen.hansen [at]



The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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