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Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC)

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Subject areas

Architecture, Commerce, Design, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Science


Chile, Latin America

Language of instruction

Spanish, English

Level of study

Both UG/PG

Additional information

Limited courses are taught in English (around 30 in Economics, Engineering, Business, Linguistics, Law, and Journalism among others).

Spanish language courses available - Intensive (pre-semester),

Reinforcement, Advanced, Superior and Higher level.

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Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

Full time load: 40 credits per semester (maximum of 50 credits and minimum of 30 credits)

Most of the courses at UC are10 credits courses.

VUW students should enrol in at least 3 courses or 30 creditos per semester.

Law students are required to enrol in 40 creditos.

200 and 300 level study should be from courses offered for semesters V-X of the domestic degree.

1 Credito = 2 VUW points

Exchange restrictions