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Universidad Catòlica de la Santìsima Concepciòn

Term To Study: Spring 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2017
Program Starts: Jan 05, 2018
Program Ends: May 01, 2018
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: Universidad Catòlica de la Santìsima Concepciòn
Link 2: International Office Website
Program Locations: Concepcion
Contact Phone: 563-425-5831
Contact Name: Tricia Lawrenz
Contact Email: educationabroad@uiu.edu
What is Included: Airport pick up service is available at no extra cost to the students.
What is not Included: any additional living or program fees, visas, passport fees, traveling expenses, ect.
Students can choose between a homestay or a flat/apartment shared with other students.

Students will be required to find or make their own meals.
Estimated Costs: UIU Tuition + room and board fees of the institution you will be visiting
USD$360 per month (with meals)
USD$225 per month (without meals)

USD$175 per month (not considering cost of meal in a restaurant)
Program Description

The Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción was founded on July 10th, 1991, by ordinance of the Bishop of the Archdiocese of the Santísima Concepción, Monsignor Antonio Moreno Casamitjana. The regional branch campus of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Talcahuano, created in 1970, provided the foundation for the new University.

Because of its origin and nature, the university’s mission springs directly from the framework established by the Roman Catholic Church for all Catholic universities in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities by Pope John Paul II Ex Corde Eclessiae. The mission can be expressed as follows:

To lead research, teaching, and community service, in accordance with the ethical principles of Christian faith.

The University has a clear vision of its future expectations, which are:

A center of excellence in the search of knowledge and radiation of the truth for the good of humanity.

This objective is closely related to the “Ex Corde Eclessiae”, and consequently, to its Declaration of Principles.

The university community is over 8,000 strong, including students, faculty, and administrative staff. This community is geared toward the development of teaching, learning, and research in the various majors that are offered within diverse fields of knowledge. Determined to be agents of progress in the Bío-Bío Region and in the country, the community always shows its Catholic nature, acting ethically and in accordance with Christian values.

Students at the Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción are afforded the necessary tools and academic support for guiding their professional training through graduation. The students are prepared to enter society as solidly formed professionals, able to serve the social context into which they are inserted.

Quick Facts

Population: 17067369
Capital: Santiago
Per-capita GDP: $ 17400
Size: 756102 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 04:00 hours) Atlantic Time (Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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