Established in 1888 by the then archbishop of Santiago and receiving the blessing of Pope Leo XIII a year later, UC is one of six private Catholic institutions in the country. Originally teaching law, mathematics, legal sciences and physical sciences, its Faculty of Theology was created in 1935, and it later made courses in available in subjects like philosophy, commerce, education sciences and technology. It is now ranked in the top 5 universities in Latin America.
Summer Research Credit
Arts & Science (St. George/UTM/UTSC) or Daniels: Students must enroll in an Independent Research (or similar) course in the equivalent department at U of T. There will be no transcript issued by the host institution. Students must have completed 3+ years of study before the exchange.
Applied Science and Engineering: Students may pursue research on a not-for-credit basis. Students will pay incidental fees but no tuition fee with this option. Students can apply the summer research hours towards their practical experience requirement. There will be no transcript issued by the host institution.
Research projects: Interested students must propose a research topic based on project availability at PUC Chile. Students can apply to any of the research fields/projects offered by the host. A list of departments and faculty members can be found here.
Housing: On-campus housing is not available. Housing information is provided.
Learn more about the Summer Research Exchange Program.