Universidad de Chile (Santiago)

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Universidad de Chile (Santiago) is a universitywide partner in Santiago, Chile.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

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Why study at Universidad de Chile? (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: First week of March - July

Semester II: End of July – December


Language: 6 semesters of Spanish and/or a Cervantes Institute Certificate B1 is required for application at Universidad de Chile. Make sure you apply for the Cervantes test, only possible in November. Registration in Sept and October.

Areas of study open to exchange students

The Universidad de Chile offers international visiting students freedom to select their courses of studies, according to previous academic experience and ability to work in Spanish, allowing them to request registration in any course offered during their stay.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Limited courses in English at Faculty of Economics and Business.

Housing assistance

Universidad de Chile doesn’t have student residences, but the program gives assistance with a data base of Chilean families for housing, and each accepted student has information about housing in their acceptance package.

Estimated living costs per month

Housing: US$ 400.-
Meals: US$ 300.-
Transport: US$ 150.-
Photocopies: US$ 150. - (per semester)
Books: US$ 400. - (per semester)
Personal: US$ 200.-

The average cost per month (accommodations, food and transportation within Santiago) is about US$800 or US$1.000


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

4 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.

Rapa Nui’s famous statues.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.