Last update: 31/05/2016


Universidad de Chile

The Universidad de Chile was founded on November 19th 1842, making it the oldest higher education institution in Chile.

Among the first Presidents of the University are the founder, the Venezuelan humanist and jurist Andrés Bello and the Polish scientist and mineralogist Ignacio Domeyko.

The university has 40,083 students. Past students include 20 Chilean Presidents. A record 169 Premios Nacionales – the country’s highest academic distinction – have been awarded to alumni, professors, and researchers of the university.

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Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (FCFM)

The Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences has been in existence for over 170 years.

Its focus is on higher education and the development of basic sciences, engineering sciences and technological applications.

Its background and commitment to excellence place it amongst the best Engineering and Science Faculties in the world.

The Faculty responds creatively and effectively to the challenges imposed by globalization, the wide access to information and inclusion of the country won the world stage.

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