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Univerity of Chile - FEN

La Facultad de Economía y Negocios (FEN) de la Universidad de Chile

At a Glance
La Universidad de Chile is one of just 10 Latin American universities ranked among the world’s top 500.  The university is famous for their research and the high caliber of their faculty. 

Santiago is the capital of Chile and its largest city, with just over 5 million residents. As a cultural and political center situated in the beautiful Andes Mountains, Santiago is an important city in South America with interesting history and cultural events.  The country of Chile has incredible diversity, with over 2,000 miles of costal territory.   

Program Term : Semester, Year

First Semester: March to July
Second Semester:
July to November

Detailed academic calendar and semester dates can be found here.

Nomination Deadline:

First Semester (March through July): September 15
Second Semester (July to November): April 15

Application Deadline

First Semester (March through July): September 30
Second Semester ( July to November): April 30

Application Process

Application procedures are detailed here.


The International Office provides students with a Housing Guide that lists the different accommodation options in Santiago.  La Universidad de Chile does not have dorms or on-campus housing.

Language Requirement:

English and/or Spanish

There are over 300 courses taught in Spanish and 30 plus courses taught in English each semester. Consult the course catalog here for more information.

Areas of Study:

Business Administration, Economics, Information Systems & Management Control, and Auditing.  There are over 300 courses taught in Spanish and 30 plus courses taught in English each semester.

Student Life:

There are over 30 sport and leisure activities for students to choose from each semester.  Additionally, there are Fright night parties with live music at FEN, called jaranazos.  There is an International Student Association (among many other clubs) and plenty of opportunities to attend topical talks, conferences, or debates on campus. 

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Jeff Overby

Study Abroad Advisor

Bonnie Marschner