Universidad de Santiago de Chile
higher education institution in Chile.
Universidad de Santiago de Chile - Description
The Universidad de Santiago de Chile is one of the nation's largest state universities. Combining a view to the future with a rich heritage of 150 years of educational service, the university's highly trained staffs prepares undergraduate and graduate professionals. In addition, the institution conducts academic research, provides continuing education and technical assistance. It maintains permanent contact with private enterprises and government institutions and carries out scientific, technological and student exchanges with national and international universities. The University is a Higher Education Institution with a long tradition and has played an important role in national development. Created 153 years ago as the Arts and Trade School, it was later united with other educational institutions and diverse provincial branches to form the State Technical University in 1947, becoming the present-day University. Throughout its History an ongoing process of change and transformation to the original technical school has represented it. It continued as a scientific and technological University, taking on the challenge of providing professional instruction for the nation's industrialization. It is a University with diverse undergraduate and graduate programs, additional educational offerings, with an emphasis on academic excellence and humanistic values. The University's is dedicated to a concern for the creation,...
Bachelor - Universidad de Santiago de Chile
The University Of Santiago de Chile (USACH) is one of Chile’s most traditional and prestigious State higher education institutions. It was founded in 1849, as the Escuela de Artes y Oficios (EAO) - School of Arts and Crafts, which assumed the task of training professionals for national industrialization. It continued to grow into the Universidad Técnica del Estado (UTE) established in 1947, with eight regional campuses throughout the country. In 1981, the University was officially established as the Universidad de Santiago de Chile, with a sole 32-acre campus in the heart of Santiago, Chile’s capital city. The campus provides students and staff with 19 000 m2 of sports infrastructure, and 26 000 m2 of laboratories. The library system is made up of an extensive central library and 20 specialized faculty libraries. USACH delivers 64 undergraduate programs to over 20000 students. The University has seven faculties, which cover most areas of knowledge: Engineering, Humanities, Science, Business Administration and Economics, Chemistry and Biology, Medical Science, Technology, a School of Architecture and a Bachelor Program. Our graduate schools offer 38 master and 14 PhD programs. USACH´s commitment to social responsibility and social inclusion has enabled thousands of talented young people with restricted resources,...