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University of Chile
Santiago, Chile (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Sem 1 & Sem 2,
Sem 2 & Sem 1,
Semester 1,
Semester 2
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Restrictions: UoM applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Exchange
Agreement Type:
General
Level:
Graduate, Undergraduate
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Sem 2, 2018
Anticipated Places
:
5
Program Description:

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The University of Chile, Universidad de Chile (UC), was founded in1842 as the replacement and continuation of the former colonial Royal University of San Felipe, which turn was previously the University of St Tomás de Aquino established in 1622.  It is the oldest higher education institution in Chile.  

During the military distatorship, the University was stripped of its regional campuses, which were given to other institutions, its presidents had to be approved by the dictatorship and generally the University was allowed to decline while other institutions received increasing support all in an attempt to minimise the influence of the University on the country.  

The University today has 38,00 students in 14 faculties and four interdisciplinary institutes spread across 13 campuses all within Santiago.


Did you know...

Twenty Chilean Presidents have been students of the University of Chile (61% of the total). Also, the two Chileans who have received the Nobel Prize, Gabriela Mistral (1945) and Pablo Neruda (1971), both in Literature, are alumni of the University.
Chile has also been rated one of Lonely Planet's Top 10 Countries to Travel to in 2018.

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