Who we are

University of Excellence


Universidad del Desarollo was created in 1990 in the city of Concepción, with the firm conviction that people, their knowledge and motivations are key to the progress of the countries.

Today, it is recognized as one of the best universities in Chile, leader in entrepreneurship and innovation, according to the annual ranking of the magazine América Economía. It has five modern campuses, two in the city of Santiago and three in the city of Concepción, and has modern clinical fields for its schools in the area of health. Its teaching staff stands out not only for its excellent academic level, but also for contributing significantly and actively to the development of the country.

Entrepreneurship, leadership and public responsibility are key to the training provided by the University. It also promotes academic openness and exchange, and has signed important agreements with prestigious institutions around the world, including Babson College and Stanford Technology Ventures Program.

The personalized treatment is a hallmark of UDD. The permanent contact between teachers and students facilitates learning in an open and close university environment.

In addition to the strong academic load, students have a wide variety of sports, recreational, theatrical, social activities, community help workshops and student events, which in addition to playing a fundamental role in their training as integral professionals, will help them to make of their stay in the University an enriching experience on a personal level.


The Global Challenge


Universidad del Desarrollo is convinced that successful professionals are those capable of adapting to the constant changes and challenges imposed by the world scenario. This is why we have placed special emphasis on the internationalization of our students and teachers.

Through academic cooperation agreements with more than 130 prestigious universities in 34 countries, UDD promotes and encourages the development of teaching, research and exchange activities.