About UDD

University of Excellence

Universidad del Desarrollo is a private university that was found in 1990 in the city Concepción, with the objective of contributing with a different and innovative view when training future professionals of excellent for the development of Chile.

Currently there are 13.500 undergraduate students, 2.500 postgraduates, and more than 12.000 graduates who are characterized with four qualities: entrepreneurship, leadership, ethics, and public responsibility. This is accompanied with the differentiating values – interdiscipline, globalization and innovation – that converge in an experiential learning that characterizes the formation of UDD’s students.

Today, UDD is a highly complex institution, which has been confirmed by the accreditation of its research areas. Today it has 11 faculties, 19 research centers, 28 medical and dental specialties, 24 masters programs, 87 graduates and 3 doctorates.

All of this has made it possible to carry out highly competitive scientific research, which has an impact on society, while remaining in a leading position within the higher education system in Chile.

The Global Challenge

Universidad del Desarrollo knows that successful professionals are those who are able to respond to the constant changes and challenges that occur in the real world. For this reason, UDD puts specials emphasis on the internationalization of their students and professors.

Through academic cooperation agreements with more than 170 prestigious universities in 38 countries, UDD promotes and encourages the development of lectures, research, and exchange activities.

Together with its partner universities, UDD has developed an enticing list of undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs in order to integrate the concept of globalization into the education it provides.

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