Austral University of Chile


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Austral University of Chile History

The Austral University of Chile is a research university located in Valdivia, Chile. It was established in the year in 1954, it is one of the eight original Chilean Traditional Universities.

Austral University of Chile Programs, Courses, and Schools

Austral University of Chile, 62 undergraduate programs, postgraduate programs, master’s programs, and doctorate programs. The University also include certification courses for students. The University has 11 faculties in a different department. The University has more than 776 administrative staff including 11,000 undergraduate students and postgraduate students.

Austral University of Chile Campuses

The Austral University of Chile, the main campus is settled in Isla Teja Campus, Valdivia. This campus has the facilities of administrative offices, Cine Club, botanical garden and most faculties are available. The second campus is in Miraflores located in Valdivia River. The third campus is in Puerto Montt where administration, speech and language pathology and aquaculture are taught.

Austral University of Chile Achievements

Austral University of Chile, Dr. Francisca Castillo, a graduate of the PhD program in Agricultural Sciences, currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Laboratory of Plant Nutrition and Genomics at the Faculty of Science of the Australe University of Chile, was honored a Travel Award to attend the 1st International Wheat Congress and participated in the Next Generation Wheat Breeders pre-conference workshop.

The University published several scientific journals. In these topics were covered in BOSQUE are managed by forestry resources, wood sciences, forestry ecology, and natural resources and rural development associated with forest ecosystems.

Austral University of Chile USP

The Austral University of Chile, in 2006 ranking of the "Best Universities within the Country", UACh received the best score in "teaching quality" of any Chilean university. The same article additionally listed UACh second solely to Universidad First State Chile in research quality and ranked the Valdivia-based University third place overall among Chilean universities. In the undergraduate ranking, nursing performed best with 3rd place, then medicine and agronomy at 4th place, then law at 7th place, kinesiology at 8th place and Business Administration at 10th place.

 Austral University of Chile Notable Alumni

MahaniTeave (Classical pianist), Arturo Norambuena (Chilean footballer), IvánOsnovikoff (Screenwriter), Carolina Nissen (Chilean singer).

Austral University of Chile Application Requirements


Austral University of Chile Deadlines

Bachelors: First Semester-15 October, Second Semester-15 April

Masters: First Semester-15 October, Second Semester-15 April

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Austral University of Chile Rankings


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1001 -1200
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South America
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Latin America
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51 -60
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201 -250
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