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# 451-500QS WUR Ranking By Subject

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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).

University information

A student visa is required for international students. For up-to-date information about visa requirements, you will need to contact the embassy or consulate well in advance of your travel.

Prospective students at UAH can find out about the admissions process here.


Discover what the library at UAH offers here.

There isn’t any student accommodation available on-campus However, living with a host family, helps student learn even more by submerging themselves in the local culture and language:

·        HomeStay Chile  

·        Nexo Chile

External accommodation options:
CompartoDepto
AirBnB
Couchsurfing.org


International students and UAH students hoping to undertake an exchange programme can find out about available exchange programmes here.

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Learn more about the different centres at UAH and what they offer here.

Universidad Alberto Hurtado (UAH) offers an alumni network for graduates to keep in touch with one another and for current students to speak with their predecessors. Learn more about UAH’s alumni network here.

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Universidad Alberto Hurtado is one of the top private universities in Santiago, Chile. It is ranked #451-500 in QS WUR Ranking By Subject 2022.

QS WUR Ranking By Subject

  • 2017
    #251-300
  • 2017
    #451-500
  • 2018
    #151-200
  • 2018
    #451-500
  • 2019
    #451-500
  • 2020
    #451-500
  • 2021
    #451-500
  • 2022
    #151-200
  • 2022
    #451-500

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


Future undergraduate students can find out about the admissions process here.

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


Discover the full list of postgraduate courses at UAH here.

Learn more about masters programmes at UAH here.

Future postgraduate and doctorate students can find out about the admissions process here.

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