Factsheet

FACT SHEET UNIVERSIDAD DIEGO PORTALES 2018

Coordinator of Incoming Students: Catalina Cárdenas – internacional@mail.udp.cl

Coordinator of Outgoing Students: Mónica Maureira – monica.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, 3rd floor. Postal Code: 8370109, Santiago, Chile
SCHOOLS
  •  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
WEBSITE  internacional.udp.cl
CONTACTS

Director of International Relations

Gabriel Libedinsky
gabriel.libedinsky@udp.cl

Coordinator of Incoming Students

Catalina Cárdenas

catalina.cardenas@udp.cl
internacional@mail.udp.cl

Coordinator of Outgoing Students
Mónica Maureira

 

monica.maureira@udp.cl

intercambios@udp.cl

Assistant
Susana Miranda
susana.miranda@udp.cl
OFFICE HOURS

Monday through Thursday from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs and 14.30 to 17.30 hrs.

Fridays from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs and 14.30 to 16.30 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.
GRADING SYSTEM The Chilean evaluation system uses a scale of 1.0-7.0, where 4.0 is the minimum passing grade.
 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 his/her passport.
STUDENT VISA All students must arrive with a student VISA
http://chileabroad.gov.cl/
MEDICAL INSURANCE It is a requirement to arrive in Chile with health insurance purchased in their home country with coverage for the semester/academic year
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