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University of Concepcion
English Name: University of Concepcion
Region: Latin America
Country: Chile
Found Year:
Address: VICTOR LAMAS 1290
Website: http://WWW.UDEC.CL

A brief description of the University of Concepción is the following:

The Universidad de Concepción (University of Concepcion) is a private corporation established in 1919 as a result of aninitiative from the local community. It was the third university created in the country and the first one outside the capital city and has become a cultural heritage of the city of Concepción and Chile.

  • Building facilities:230.000 m2

  • Libraries:10 (More than 440.000 books) 

  • Sport facilities: football, basketball, tennis, spinning, hockeyand others.

  • Student houses: 5

  • Professional careers: 91

  • More than 24.000 students undergraduate level

  • 4,750 freshmen

  • More than 57.000 entitles or qualifies

The Universidad de Concepción has three campuses:

  •  Concepción: The main Campus, Concepción, is located in the center of the city and  isa beautiful park of 44 hectares with buildings surrounded by pleasant gardens. TheFaculties at Campus Concepción are: Architecture, Urbanism and Geography; BiologicalSciences; Business-Administration and Economics; Chemical Sciences; Dentistry; Medicine;Humanities and Arts; Law and Social Sciences; Natural Sciences and Oceanography;Pharmacy; Physical and Mathematical Sciences; Social Sciences; Education; Engineering;Forestry Sciences.

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  •  Chillan: The Chillan Campus is located in the city of Chillan, 112 kilometers northeast of Concepción and is the site of the Colleges of: Agronomy; Law; Agroindustrial Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Civil Agricultural Engineering; Commercial Engineering; Engineeringin Food; Nursery; Education and Veterinary Medicine.

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  • Los Angeles: Los Angeles Campus is located in the city of Los Angeles, about 136 Km. Southeast of Concepción and offers the following careers: Auditing; Primary Education; Special Education; Nursery Education;Commercial Engineering; Engineering in Vegetable Biotechnology; Engineering in prevention of risks; Geomatic Engineering; Pedagogy in Natural Sciences and Biology; and Pedagogyin Mathematics and Technological Education.

     

    GRADUATE PROGRAMS:

  • 28 PhD programs

  • 58 Master Degree programs 

  • 40 Diploma programs

  • 32 Health specialists training programs

  • More than 150 Foreign students 

 RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION

  • 11  Advanced Research Centers

  • Eula Center (Environmental Research)

  • CIPA Center(Polymers Research)

  • COPAS Center(Oceanographic Research)

  • GEA (Institute of EconomicApplied Geology)

  • Biotechnology Center

  • Center of Optics and Fotonica

  • CI2MA (Center of Research in Mathematical Engineering)

  • IdeaIncuba (Business Incubator)

  • TIGO (Geodesic Research)

  • UDT  (Technological Development)

  • CIEP (Center for the Aquatic Ecosystems of Patagonia)

  • 750 ISI publications 

  • 792 Scopus Publicactions

  • Research Projects and Research Groups

  • Almost 77 Patents   

  • 4  Technological Consortia 

  • 453 Industrial Technology Projects 

  • 150 R&D Partnerships

  • 2 Business Incubators 

  • Scientific-Technological Park (in Project)  

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 

  • To increase students and professors mobility.

  • To open collaboration inundergraduate and postgraduate programs.

  • To promote joint research collaboration and international research centers.

  • Foreign students on campus:

     - Undergraduate: Almost 300

     - Postgraduate  : More than 200

  • UdeC Students abroad:

     - Undergraduate: More tan 150

  • Main partners in students and professors mobility:

    -Germany: 30%

    -USA: 22%

    -Canada: 10%

    -Spain: 5%

And more than 300 agreements with 4 continents.

 

 

 

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