Academic Ranking of World Universities

Universität von Chile
Name: Universität von Chile
English Name: University of Chile
Region: Latin America
Country: Chile
Found Year: 1738
Address: Street/Avenue


General Information.

·  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.

·  Among the first Presidents are the founder, the Venezuelan humanist and jurist Andrés Bello (1843 – 1865), and the Polish scientist and mineralogist Ignacio Domeyko (1867 – 1883).

·  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.

·  Faculties and Institutes: Distributed in five campuses and several experimental stations in Santiago and other Regions of Chile:

o  14 Faculties: Architecture and Urbanism • Arts • Agricultural Sciences • Sciences • Physical and Mathematical Sciences • Forestry Sciences • Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy • Social Sciences •Veterinary and Animal Sciences • Law • Economy and Business •Philosophy and Humanities • Medicine • Dentistry.

o  4 Interdisciplinary Institutes: Public Affairs • Communications •International Studies • Nutrition and Food Technology.

·  The University of Chile has 40083 students:

    •              29442 undergraduate students
    •              10641 graduate students in Doctoral, Masters, Professional Specialization and post-titles.

·  Faculty: 3412 wich 1420 are full time and 1087 with Ph. D.

·   20 Chilean Presidents have been students of the University of Chile (61% of the total). Also, the two Chileans who received the Nobel Prize, Gabriela Mistral (1945) and Pablo Neruda (1971), both in Literature, were members of the University.

·  169 National Awards (83% of the total) have been awarded in different fields to distinguished persons that have been alumni, professors or researchers of the University.

·  It is placed among the 500 best higher educational establishments in the World Ranking of Universities (University Shanghai Jiao Tong) and in the tenth place among its Latin-American peers in the Latin-American Ranking of Research Institutes (SCImago Research Group, Spain).

Quality Assurance

·  Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the National Commission for Accreditation in all areas (Management, Undergraduate Teaching, Graduate Teaching, Research, Infrastructure, Equipment, and Outreach) for the maximum period of 7 years.

·  Accreditation of Doctoral Programs: 30 out of 36 (83,33%) have been accredited by the Post-graduate Accreditation Commission.

·  Accreditation of Undergraduate Programs: 60,6% of all Undergraduate Programs have been accredited and 5 more are currently being processed.



Total Enrollment:
           International Students:(%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:
           International Students:(%)
Graduate Enrollment:
           International Students:(%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Algebra And Geometry
           Calculation 1
           Calculation 2
           Cell Biology - Introduction
           Chemistry 1
           Chemistry 1
           Chemistry 2
           Chemistry 2
           English 1
           English 2
           General Education Elective
           International Relations
           Math 1
           Math 1
           Math 2
           Math 2
           Mechanical 2
           Mechanics 1
           Methods Experimental
           Organic Chemistry
           Philosophy 2
           Physical 1
           Physical 1
           Physical 2
           Political Science
           Psychology 2
           Psychology 3
           Social History Of Latin America
Master's Degree Programs
           Adult Clinical Psychology
           Agricultural Sciences In Animal Production
           Agricultural Sciences, Crop Production Mention
           Agricultural Sciences, Mention Fruit Production
           Agricultural Sciences, Mentioning Agroindustrial Production
           Agricultural Sciences, Plant Mention
           Arts, Mention Art Theory And History
           Arts, Music Composition Mention
           Arts, Musicology Mention
           Arts, Theatre Direction Mention
           Arts, Visual Arts Mention
           Business Criminal Law And Business
           Business Engineering With Information Technology
           Computer Law And Telecommunications
           Cultural Management
           Degree In Sciences, Specialty Astronomy
           Education, Major In Curriculum And Educational Community
           Education, Minor In Computer Education
           Educational Psychology
           Engineering Science, Electrical Enginnering
           Engineering Sciences, Mechanical Mention
           Engineering Sciences, Mention Extractive Metallurgy
           Engineering Sciences, Mention Transportation
           Enology And Viticulture
           Environmental Law
           Faculty Of Forestry And Nature Conservation
           Faculty Of Veterinary And Animal Sciences
           Food Sciences
           Foods M / Management, Quality And Food Safety
           Gender And Cultural Studies In Latin America
           International Law, Investments And Trade
           Law, Majoring In Criminal Law - James And Regions
           Law, With Mentions (Re-Accredited For 6 Years)
           Ma In Cognitive Studies
           Ma In Documentary Film
           Ma In Geography, Territorial Resources Mention
           Ma In Geography, Urban And Regional Organization Reference
           Ma In Latin American Studies
           Ma In Linguistics, English Language Citation
           Ma In Linguistics, Spanish Language Minor
           Management And Business
           Management For Globalization
           Master In Applied Economics
           Master In Biological Sciences
           Master In Biology Of Reproduction
           Master In Business Administration (MBA) In Antofagasta
           Master In Business Administration (MBA) In Finance Management Mentions, Managerial
           Master In Cellular And Molecular Biomedicine
           Master In Chemistry
           Master In Communication Networks Engineering
           Master In Economics
           Master In Engineering Sciences Mention Water Resources And Environment
           Master In Finance
           Master In History
           Master In Immunology
           Master In International Strategy And Trade Policy
           Master In International Studies
           Master In Management Control
           Master In Management Of Real Estate Projects
           Master In Meteorology And Climatology
           Master In Neuroscience
           Master In Operations Management
           Master In Pharmacology
           Master In Political Science
           Master In Psychology, Adult Clinic Mention
           Master In Public Policy
           Master In Social Communication
           Master In Urban Planning
           Master Of Ageing And Quality Of Life
           Master Of Bioethics
           Master Of Bioethics (Joint Between Medicine And Philosophy)
           Master Of Bioethics (Joint Programme With The Faculty Of Philos
           Master Of Biostatistics
           Master Of Cs. Medical And Biological M. Nutrition
           Master Of Dental Science, Major In Pathology And Oral Medicine
           Master Of Dental Science, Major In Periodontology
           Master Of Education In Health Sciences
           Master Of Environmental Management And Planning
           Master Of Habitat Residential
           Master Of Literature
           Master Of Marketing
           Master Of Medical Biophysics
           Master Of Medical Biophysics
           Master Of Mining
           Master Of Morphology
           Master Of Nutrition And Food Health Promotion Mention
           Master Of Nutrition And Food Mention Clinical Nutrition
           Master Of Nutrition And Food, Healthy Food Mention
           Master Of Nutrition And Foods For Human Nutrition Minor
           Master Of Pathophysiology
           Master Of Philosophy
           Master Of Public Health
           Master Of Science In Aquaculture
           Master Of Science In Mathematics
           Master Of Science, Computer Mention
           Master Of Science, Geology Mention
           Master Of Science, Geophysics Mention
           Master Of Science, Majoring In Physics
           Master Of Science, Physical Mention
           Master Of Taxation
           Master Of Veterinary And Animal Sciences, With Mentions
           Masters In Genetics
           Masters In Governance And Public Management
           Masters In Information Technology
           Masters In Microbiology
           Masters In Personnel Management And Organizational Dynamics
           Masters In Physiology
           Masters In Political Communication
           Masters In The Wildlands And Conservation
           Media Art
           Pharmaceutical Sciences
           Psychology, Major In Community Psychology
           Psychology, Mention Child And Adolescent Clinical Psychology
           Public Policy And Management
           School Of Chemical And Pharmaceutical Sciences
           Science Enginnering Biomedical
           Science Enginnering Chemistry
           Science Enginnering Geotechnical
           Social Sciences Sociology Mention Of Modernization
           Soil And Water Management
           Study Masters In Gender And Culture In Latin America, Minor In
           Tax Law
           Week End Master In Business Administration (MBA) In Management Finanz Mentions
Doctoral Programs
           Agricultural Forestry And Veterinary Sciences
           Biomedical Sciences
           Doctor Of Medicine And Specialty
           Doctor Of Science, Major In Astronomy
           Doctor Of Science, Major In Physics
           Doctorate In Mining Engineering
           Doctorate In Sciences, Specialty Geology
           Electrical Engineering
           Engineering Sciences, Fluid Mention
           Engineering Sciences, Materials Sciences Mention
           Engineering Sciences, Mathematical Modeling
           History, Majoring In Ethnohistory
           History, Mentioned History Of Chile
           Latin American Studies
           Literature, Chilean And Latin American Literature Mention
           Nutrition And Food
           Ph.D. In Public Health
           Pharmaceutical Sciences
           Phd In Economics
           Philosophy, Aesthetics And Theory Mention Art
           Philosophy, Metaphysics Mention
           Philosophy, Moral And Political Philosophy Mention
           Psychotherapy (Interuniversidades Uch-Puc-Heidelberg)
           Science Enginnering Chemistry
           Science, Computer Mention
           Science, Math Mention
           Sciences, Cellular And Molecular Biology Mention Neuroscience
           Sciences, Physical Mention
           Sciences, Specialty Astronomy
           Sciences, Specialty In Ecology And Evolutionary Biology
           Sciences, Specialty Microbiology
           Social Sciences
           Systems Engineering

Platzierung in Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Platzierung in Academic Ranking of World Universities nach Gebieten
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