Apply for an Exchange Semester at UDD

Universidad del Desarrollo prides itself on its international campus, and the many opportunities it provides for international students. As the world continues to globalize, international experience and multilingualism are becoming required for many careers paths. UDD offers both of these skills to our students with many courses taught in English throughout the year, Spanish language classes, and a Chilean culture course. These opportunities allow our international students to have the opportunity to continue working towards their post-secondary goals, while expanding their global experience.

Not only do our international students get to opportunity to take classes on Chilean culture and the Spanish language, our award winning university provides courses that may not be offered at other universities. UDD has many courses in innovation and entrepreneurship, emphasizing the importance of creativity and ingenuity; essential competences for students of design, engineering, architecture, or commerce.

UDD has 5 campuses; 3 campuses are located in Concepción, and 2 in Santiago. Concepción lies 500 kilometers south of Santiago, and is known for it´s university life, cultural diversity, and outdoor activities. International Students who wish to study in Concepción can apply for a scholarship of $1.000 USD. For more information, see our Come and Visit Concepción page.

Interested students can easily apply to both campuses by filling out our online application form, and attaching the following documents:

  • Nomination letter from Home Institution
  • Academic Transcript
  • Copy of Passport (first page)
  • 2 ID card-sized photographs (in JPEG file format)
  • Portfolio (Architecture and Design students only)

Students interested in applying for UDD’s first semester (March-July), must apply by November 15 of the preceding year. Those interested in applying for the second semester (August-December), must apply by April 15.

For more information, visit our Application Process page.

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