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PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

 

Located in Santiago, the capital of the country, the university has impressive faculty, administration and resources with a strong commitment to excellence. Founded in 1888, PUC ranks now among the top three universities in Latin America. It serves 20,000 undergraduates as well as 3,500 graduate students. Academic departments are divided between four separate beautiful campuses throughout the city. Transportation is easily navigable through its excellent bus and metro system.

PUC offers a wide variety of subjects, taught in Spanish alongside Chilean students. It also offers a limited number of courses in English. Engineering students interested in innovation take special courses in English together with PUC Engineering students and a course to learn Spanish. All students may also register in an intensive presemester Spanish language course.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Curriculum And Instruction
  • Intl Rels And Global Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Design
  • Journalism
  • Physics
  • Applied Learning & Development
  • Economics
  • Latin American Studies
  • Psychology
  • Architecture
  • Electrical & Computer Engr
  • Law
  • Religious Studies
  • Art History
  • Finance
  • Linguistics
  • Social Work
  • Astronomy
  • Fine Arts
  • Management
  • Sociology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Spanish
  • Business Administration
  • Government
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Studio Art
  • Chemical Engineering
  • History
  • Nursing
  • Theatre And Dance
  • Chemistry
  • International Business
  • Pharmacy
  • Urban Studies
  • Civil Engineering

6 Programs Available for PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Sponsored by UT Austin - a University-wide Exchange

Academic Information

Students are required to take credits that equal a full load of 12 UT hours. PUC-Chile courses vary in number of credit hours received, but most transfer as credit you would earn at UT. Click the link below learn more about the program structure and course options.

Faculty

Courses taught by local faculty.

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

Study Abroad PUC office assists exchange students with pre-arranging homestays. Homestay distances from campus may vary. Students not interested in a homestay option may refer to the list of housing options posted on the university website.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a one-time $75 application fee and regular UT tuition for the semester abroad. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, transportation, and general costs of living. SCHOLARSHIPS: $20,000 in Latin America scholarships awarded annually | International Education Fee Scholarship.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • February 26, 2018 to July 6, 2018
  • Priority Deadline: October 1, 2017
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2017
- Fall
  • July 27, 2018 to December 10, 2018
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2018
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2018

Application Code

100065

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Scholarships
Video
Visa Information

Next Step

1. Attend an 'Explore Study Abroad: Latin America' info-session for summer or semester programs. Dates and locations listed on website 2. Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss needed credit. 3. Attend a Ready to Apply session with Jessica Zerrer. The structure varies by program location.


Sponsored by McCombs School of Business

Academic Information

Classes are academically challenging with constant quizzes and assignments. Core classes are more demanding; therefore, consider taking elective business classes. Limited courses are offered in English.

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes

Housing

University housing is not available. Exchange students generally live in apartment-style housing close to campus. Students must arrange their own accommodations. View the link below to research housing options, including family and off-campus student housing.

Open To

McCombs School of Business - Undergraduate

Program Cost

Students pay a $75 application fee, $500 Exchange Admin fee, and regular UT tuition for their semester exchange. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, transportation, and costs of living. Participants pay required emergency health insurance coverage at $19 per week. Financial aid and scholarships can be used.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • February 26, 2018 to July 13, 2018
- Fall
  • July 26, 2017 to December 3, 2017
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2017

Application Code

150010

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Brochure
Program Dates
Scholarships

Next Step

Learn more by attending a BBA International Programs general information session. Students must attend an information session prior to meeting with a BBA International Programs Coordinator for an advising appointment.


Sponsored by McCombs School of Business

Academic Information

Exchange students take 4 courses. Only 1% of courses are taught in En Each course is 13 weeks. Fall Term (Third Term): September- December; Term: (First Term) March-late May

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

The University does not have on-campus housing, but their website has for students to find private accomodation.

Open To

McCombs School of Business - Graduate

Program Cost

Students pay $75 app fee and regular UT tuition for semester abroad. S are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, food, local trans living. Students pay required emergency and health insurance coverage per week. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • August to December
- Fall
  • January to December

Application Code

160008

Additional Resources

Program Website
State Dept Travel Advisory
Int Travel Safety for Students
Consular Information Sheet
Visa Information

Next Step

Contact the MBA Exchange Advisor at the McCombs School of Business (CB information. Students apply for this program throug h the MB Office i business school.


Sponsored by UT Austin School of Law

Academic Information

PUC's course catalogue can be found here: http://dsrd.uc.cl/alumnos- uc/cursos/primer-semhttp://dsrd.uc.cl/alumno

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

PUC does not provide students with housing, but their website offers information for independent providers where you can begin the search for accommodations.

Open To

School of Law

Program Cost

Students pay $75 app fee and regular UT tuition for semester abroad. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, food, local transportation, living expenses, emergency and health insurance coverage per week. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Program Dates:

- Fall
  • August 18, 2017 to December 15, 2017
  • Final Deadline: December 1, 2015

Application Code

170014

Additional Resources

Program Website
State Dept Travel Advisory
Int Travel Safety for Students
Consular Information Sheet
Visa Information
Scholarships

Next Step

Learn more about study abroad by attending the law school's general info session. Dates a locations are listed on the calendar of events on the Law School. For more information about study abroad programs, contact the Graduate and International Programs Office, Law School in room TNH 2.118 or at ISP@law.utexas.edu


Sponsored by Cockrell School of Engineering

Academic Information

Engineering Innovator Scholar Semester Track: a) choose Innovation or Engineering Challenges (taught in Engish) b)laboratory research (6 credits) c) Spanish (basic, intermediate or advanced) for a minimum additional 3 credits.

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes

Housing

Students live with host families in the residential areas of Santiago. The students ride the metro to the university.

Open To

Cockrell School of Engineering

Program Cost

Students pay a $75 application fee, an exchange fee of $500 and regular UT tuition for their semester exchange. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, transportation, and costs of living. Participants pay required emergency health insurance coverage at $19 per week. Financial aid and scholarships apply.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • February 26, 2018 to July 13, 2018
  • Final Deadline: October 24, 2017
- Fall
  • August 6, 2018 to December 7, 2018
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2018
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2018

Application Code

140015

Additional Resources

Program Website

Next Step

Please send your UTEID to helena@austin.utexas.edu to start your application. A summer research program is also available but only listed in the engineering study abroad office website.


Sponsored by McCombs School of Business

Academic Information

This is a double degree program.

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

The University does not have on-campus housing, but their website has for students to find private accomodation.

Open To

McCombs School of Business - Graduate

Program Cost

Students pay $75 app fee and regular UT tuition for semester abroad. S are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, food, local trans living. Students pay required emergency and health insurance coverage per week. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • September 1, 2014 to December 15, 2014
- Fall
  • September 1, 2014 to December 15, 2014

Application Code

200080

Additional Resources

Program Website
State Dept Travel Advisory
Int Travel Safety for Students
Consular Information Sheet
Visa Information

Next Step

Learn more about attending our study abroad programs by contacting the International Exchange Coordinator in room CBA 2.502. Program books an evaluations are also available for your review.

Program information above is subject to change