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Universidad Alberto Hurtado

Location

Main Campus, Santiago Chile

Ranking

# 1201-1400QS World University Rankings

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33Undergraduate programs

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31Postgraduate programs

About Universidad Alberto Hurtado

Universidad Alberto Hurtado (UAH) was founded in 1997 by the Society of Jesus to develop the research and graduate programmes created by the Latin American Institute of Doctrine and Social Studies (ILADES), the Centre for Research and Education Development (CIDE) and Roberto Bellarmino Foundation which was founded in the mid-60s.

UAH is located in a historical preservation neighbourhood with architecture dating from the early 20 th century. Universidad Alberto Hurtado’s campus is situated in downtown Santiago de Chile.

Since its founding mission, UAH has been conceived as an institution with a strong vocation for public service. Its contribution to the human development and the promotion of a more just society, both in Chile and Latin America, becomes visible through the excellence level of an academic, intellectual and professional work, characterized by a Christian, humanist, pluralist vision and a deep ethical and social sense.

Currently UAH has more than 4,500 students enrolled in 28 undergraduate programmes, 18 master’s degrees, 41 certificates and one PhD programme in the following study areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, Philosophy, Education, Law and Psychology.

The main language of instruction at UAH is Spanish. Students are required to have B1 equivalent Spanish or four semesters of Spanish to complete a semester exchange at UAH.

UAH offers an intensive 48-hr Spanish programme over three or four weeks, organised by professors specialising in the teaching of Spanish to non-native speakers. A pre-semester Intensive Spanish Programme is also available for exchange students interested in improving their language
proficiency.

Find out more about the faculty centres at UAH here.

UAH’s academic offerings focus on internationalisation. The university actively participates in different university networks including the Association of Universities Entrusted to the Company of Jesus in Latin America and The Caribbean (AUSJAL) and the Chilean Chapter of Catholic Universities. UAH also maintains a close relationship with several North American institutions belonging to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) network and became part of the Latin American Network of Social Engagement and University Volunteering (REDIVU).

About Universidad Alberto Hurtado

Universidad Alberto Hurtado (UAH) was founded in 1997 by the Society of Jesus to develop the research and graduate programmes created by the Latin American Institute of Doctrine and Social Studies (ILADES), the Centre for Research and Education Development (CIDE) and Roberto Bellarmino Foundation which was founded in the mid-60s.

UAH is located in a historical preservation neighbourhood with architecture dating from the early 20 th century. Universidad Alberto Hurtado’s campus is situated in downtown Santiago de Chile.

Since its founding mission, UAH has been conceived as an institution with a strong vocation for public service. Its contribution to the human development and the promotion of a more just society, both in Chile and Latin America, becomes visible through the excellence level of an academic, intellectual and professional work, characterized by a Christian, humanist, pluralist vision and a deep ethical and social sense.

Currently UAH has more than 4,500 students enrolled in 28 undergraduate programmes, 18 master’s degrees, 41 certificates and one PhD programme in the following study areas: Social Sciences, Humanities, Philosophy, Education, Law and Psychology.

The main language of instruction at UAH is Spanish. Students are required to have B1 equivalent Spanish or four semesters of Spanish to complete a semester exchange at UAH.

UAH offers an intensive 48-hr Spanish programme over three or four weeks, organised by professors specialising in the teaching of Spanish to non-native speakers. A pre-semester Intensive Spanish Programme is also available for exchange students interested in improving their language
proficiency.

Find out more about the faculty centres at UAH here.

UAH’s academic offerings focus on internationalisation. The university actively participates in different university networks including the Association of Universities Entrusted to the Company of Jesus in Latin America and The Caribbean (AUSJAL) and the Chilean Chapter of Catholic Universities. UAH also maintains a close relationship with several North American institutions belonging to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) network and became part of the Latin American Network of Social Engagement and University Volunteering (REDIVU).

Available programs

There are 28 undergraduate programmes at Universidad Alberto Hurtado(UAH) in the following faculties:

  • Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Economy and Business
  • Education
  • Philosophy and Humanities
  • Psychology

There are 18 master’s degrees, 41 certificates and one PhD programme at postgraduate level Universidad Alberto Hurtado (UAH) in the following faculties:

  • Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Economy and Business
  • Education
  • Philosophy and Humanities
  • Psychology

University information

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Rankings & ratings

Universidad Alberto Hurtado is one of the top private universities in Santiago, Chile. It is ranked #1201-1400 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

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