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Universidad de Valparaiso

Universidad de Valparaíso, founded in 1981, is one of the largest university campuses in the 5th region of Chile.The institution develops teaching, research and outreach activities through its 10 Faculties, 41 undergraduate programs, 38 graduate programs, 37 health and dentistry specializations, and 19 research centres. With a total enrolment of 17,000 students, Universidad de Valparaíso develops its academic mission at the highest level of excellence, in order to meet the interests and needs of Chile and the Valparaíso Region.

Exchange places

There are up to to 3 Full Year Equivalent (FYE) places available for students studying in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies.This equates to 3 students going for a full academic year OR 6 students for a single semester OR a mixture of the two. 

Eligibility for King's students

Important: Final decision on students' study abroad application to their host institution rests entirely with that host institution. Students must also meet their departments’ academic requirements to obtain final departmental approval to study abroad. It is usually at least a 60% average prior to departure, however this can vary amongst departments. Students should double check with their Study Abroad Tutor if they are unsure of their academic requirements.

King’s students that wish to study abroad at this institution should check the ‘Undergraduate options by department’ page to see if this institution is indeed an option for them. 

Estimated living costs

Please research the estimated living costs for this country. A reminder that King's students on exchange are not required to pay tuition fees to the host university, but you may incur administrative and/or orientation fees at the host. There may also be mandatory insurance costs, and transcripts may incur a fee.

Please also note that, if required, student visas often require applicants to supply evidence of financial support throughout the duration of the study abroad programme. Sometimes this will mean showing financial evidence for a specific amount, so please pay attention to the advice on this from the host institution.


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