Factsheet

FACT SHEET UNIVERSIDAD DIEGO PORTALES 2017

Coordinator of Incoming StudentsFernanda Pérezfernanda.perez@udp.cl

Coordinator of Outgoing StudentsMónica Maureiramonica.maureira@udp.cl

  • The selected student must fill out the online Application Form.
  • After the application form is completed by the student, the coordinator must send an email to internacional@mail.udp.cl to confirm the application with a nomination letter, the student’s academic transcript and a copy of their passport.
NAME Universidad Diego Portales (UDP)
CITY Santiago, Chile
WEBSITE www.udp.cl
ADDRESS Av. Manuel Rodríguez Sur, 343. 8370109, Santiago, Chile
FACULTIES
  •  Architecture, Art and Design
  • Social Sciences and History
  • Communication and Literature
  • Law
  • Economics and Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Health and Dentistry
  • Psychology
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICE
WEB  internacional.udp.cl
CONTACTS  Director of International RelationsMaría Pía Albarracín
maria.albarracin@udp.cl
Coordinator of Incoming StudentsFernanda Pérez
fernanda.perez@udp.cl
Coordinator of Outgoing Students
Mónica Maureira
monica.maureira@udp.cl
Assistant
Susana Miranda
susana.miranda@udp.cl
OFFICE HOURS Monday through Friday from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs and 14.00 to 17.30 hrs.
ACADEMIC CALENDAR Two semesters a year
First semester: March through July
Second semester: August through December
COURSE OFFERING http://internacional.udp.cl/intercambios-exchanges/
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION All courses are given in Spanish.  Every semester there are 2-3 courses in English.  Students must have an intermediate level of Spanish (B1-B2)
CREDIT SYSTEM ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).
Recommend approximately 20 to 25 credits per semester.
GRANDING SYSTEM The Chilean evaluation system uses a scale of 1.0-7.0, where 4.0 is the minimum passing score.
 APPLICATION PROCEDURE
DEADLINES First semester (March through July): November 30th
Second Semester (August through December): May 30th
APPLICATION PROCESS
  • The selected student must fill out the online Application Form.
  • After the application form is completed by the student, the coordinator must send an email to internacional@mail.udp.cl to confirm the application with a nomination letter, the student’s academic transcript and a copy of their passport.
STUDENT VISA All students must arrive with a student visa
http://chileabroad.gov.cl/
MEDICAL INSURANCE All international students must enroll in medical insurance in their home country that will cover them during their stay.
SPANISH CLASSES At the start of each semester, the Office of International Relations offers free Spanish classes.
WELCOME The Office of International Relations hosts an orientation meeting and support throughout the semester.
LIVING IN SANTIAGO
HOUSING The International Relations Office does not provide housing to the students.  We recommend hostals and websites to find housing:

APPROXIMATED COST OF LIVING MENSUAL

Housing: $ 250.000 chilean pesos

Food: $ 120.000 chilean pesos

Transportation: $ 40.000 chilean pesos

Books and study materials: $ 40.000 chilean pesos

Extras: $ 120.000 chilean pesos