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Universidad de Chile
Santiago, Chile

Located in the capital Santiago, the 175-year old Universidad de Chile is the country’s oldest and main institution of higher education. In the areas of teaching and research the Universidad de Chile develops about 30% off all scientific and technological research at the national level. It is an autonomous, public and national university.

Since its founding in 1842, the Universidad de Chile’s faculty members and its alumni have been a key element in the development of new laws, new institutions and the frame of Chile’s social, political, economic, artistic and cultural system. The university, during this period, has had a strong influence in Latin American countries by way of training their human resources.

Among its first Presidents, was the Venezuelan humanist and jurist Professor Andrés Bello (1843-1865), and the Polish scientist & mineralogist Professor Ignacio Domeyko (1867-1883). Located in Santiago, with 19 Chilean Presidents being distinguished alumni. Two Chilean alumni were Nobel Prize winners in Literature – Gabriela Mistral (1945) and Pablo Neruda (1971). The University of Chile has an annual budget of approximately US$ 1.2 billion.

Website: https://www.uchile.cl/english

VSE Season 2, 2022-23: Courses offered by Universidad de Chile


Application Deadline

Students must submit an application to the VSE Central Office before:
Mar 1, 2023 12:00 noon Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)




English Language Proficiency Requirements

Before applying, please make sure you have fulfilled the course offering university's English language proficiency requirements listed below:

Cambridge English Qualifications CEFR B2 Level; or
Certificate or letter issued by the student's home university stating his/her level of English proficiency.

For more details, please contact the VSE coordinator at Universidad de Chile.



Course Information

Course information posted on this page are provided by the course offering university and may be changed or updated anytime without prior notice.

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Number of Credits10
Offering DepartmentSchool of Government
Course TeacherRobert Funk Híbrido
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassMar 13, 2023
Last Day of ClassJul 11, 2023
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeMon, Wed 1045-1215
Time ZoneUTC−03
Course Description

This course is presented as a professional development workshop, whose general objective is to work with students on the theoretical and practical skills necessary to analyze the political situation through written documents and oral presentations. With this objective in mind, the course proposes the revision of key elements for a correct contingent and prospective political analysis: conceptual clarity, analytical rigor, and formal structure, deepening the interest in the national and international political situation. The course participants will be confronted, in an essentially practical way, with the systematic analysis of political events, with the purpose of acquiring analytical skills that will allow them to define and interpret such events.

Course Outline

APELAN05

Course Prerequisites/Restrictions

N/A

Points to Note for Students

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Fees to be Borne by Students

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Number of Credits10
Offering DepartmentSchool of Arts
Course TeacherJohanna Theile
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassMar 13, 2023
Last Day of ClassJul 10, 2023
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeWed 0830-1130
Time ZoneUTC−03
Course Description

This course is for students who like to study for a semester at the Universidad de Chile. They will learn about Chilean culture and our heritage. Starting with the pre-Columbian time and the Colonial time in South America. Students will learn about Chilean heritage: art, literature, and music from yesterday to today.


The most important objective is to give the student information about Chilean Heritage starting with the wonderful world of Pre-Columbian art, Incas, and the arrival of the Spanish people during colonial times to Chile. The lights of art during different parts of Chilean history, the biggest interpretation we had in art, literature, music, cinema, and theater.


We will see the problems of heritage today in Chile that are similar to other parts of the world. The world is changing concepts are getting different and we see where is Chile in this new system of clime change, traffic of art, fake art, and so on.

Course Outline

CMON471-306

Course Prerequisites/Restrictions

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Points to Note for Students

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Fees to be Borne by Students

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Number of Credits10
Offering DepartmentSchool of Law
Course TeacherAna María Moure; Rita Lages
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassMar 13, 2023
Last Day of ClassJul 22, 2023
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeTue, Thu 1015-1130
Time ZoneUTC−03
Course Description

This course adopts a multidisciplinary approach to studying European and Latin-American regional integration from the beginning to the current situation and future challenges. This with a predominantly legal and institutional emphasis but also political, historical, and economic perspectives so as to comprehensibly understand this matter. On the other hand, this course proposes to study these regional integration processes through a comparative approach, regarding the objectives of its creation, institutions, and standard policies.

Course Outline

D129D07170

Course Prerequisites/Restrictions

N/A

Points to Note for Students

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Fees to be Borne by Students

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Number of Credits10
Offering DepartmentSchool of Social Sciences
Course TeacherTBA
Language of InstructionSpanish
First Day of ClassMar 13, 2023
Last Day of ClassJul 22, 2023
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeTue 1015-1330
Time ZoneUTC−03
Course Description

Conocer y analizar las construcciones sociales y culturales de la infancia desde una perspectiva histórica y sociocultural, en su relación con los marcos legislativos y las políticas públicas propias de la primera infancia, que influyen en el quehacer profesional en el campo de la educación de la primera infancia. Supone una revisión crítica y analítica de literatura especializada en los temas de infancia, ciudadanía, derechos del niño. En el marco de un compromiso ético y social con la promoción de los derechos del niño en la práctica pedagógica.

Course Outline

PV00002-1

Course Prerequisites/Restrictions

Spanish B1.

Points to Note for Students

Students must speak Spanish.

Fees to be Borne by Students

N/A



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