UdeChile

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Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economia y Negocios (FEN)

Location:

Santiago, Chile

Introduction:

The Universidad de Chile is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Latin America, as one of only 10 Latin American universities ranked among the world's top 500. It has been at the forefront of Chilean history, politics, economics, social and cultural affairs since its foundation in 1842. It is an urban institution, located in the city of Santiago, capital of Chile with over 6 million inhabitants. At the base of the Andes Mountains, the university sits at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level and 120 kilometers from the Pacific Ocean.

The Facultad de Economia y Negocios (FEN) offers a first-class, internationally competitive education in Business Administration, Economics, Information Systems & Management Control, and Auditing on a bachelor and masters level, along with a range of MBA programs, a highly regarded Economics PhD and flexible executive education.

Academic Areas of Expertise/Focus:

Economics, Marketing, Finance, Information Systems, Auditing

Level:

BCom or *MBA (*Summer only)

Available Spots:

4 semester spots/academic year

Special Admission Requirements:

n/a

Approximate Term Dates:

Semester 1: March - mid July
Semester 2: end of July - end of November

Summer Program Option:

Doing Business in Chile and Latin America

Academics

Full-time Course Load: minimum of 18 ECTS (9 UofA credits); maximum of 30 ECTS (15 UofA credits)

Language(s) of Instruction: Spanish and English
Assuming sufficient language skills, exchange student are able to take a mix of English & Spanish taught courses

Course Restrictions: Exchange students are not permitted to take non-business courses from other faculties

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Special Funding:

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Comments:

"Universidad de Chile is one of the best choices you could make for a destination to study at in a Spanish speaking country. The country is breathtaking, safe, the people friendly and the level and quality of education high."

"If you do choose Santiago de Chile, you will not regret it. I had a blast exploring the southern hemisphere."

"The Facultad de Economía y Negocios international office is amazing. They are very helpful and provide very good service to the international students."