Double Degree in Engineering

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Double Degree in Engineering

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile offers the oportunity to obtain a double degree in Engineering for students that belong to the following Universities:


  • École Polytechnique
  • École Nationale Supériure de Mines de Saint-Etienne
  • Groupe des Écoles Centrales


  • Politecnico di Milano

If you are a student in any of these universities, you can come to Chile to study part of your career, obtaining a double degree in the specialty that you prefer.

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

The Pontificia Universidad Católica is one of the most important universities in our country. It was founded on June 21st, 1888, and has 18 Schools distributed among four campuses in Santiago and one regional campus located in the south of Chile.

The University’s leadership in research and postgraduate programs has had a considerable influence on the country’s cultural and scientific society, and has become a major center for research in social sciences, natural sciences, health, economics, agriculture, philosophy, theology, arts and humanities. In addition, it’s research activities support doctoral programs and create a stimulating educational and intellectual environment.

Located in what is considered to be a young and geographically distant country, Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile believes that maintaining an active exchange program with foreign universities is crucial to further develop the academic environment. This has led to exchange agreements with more than 300 universities in 45 countries.

UC facts

  • Founded in 1888.
  • First in Chile, First in South America, 401 in the world.
  • Five campuses, nine libraries, 13.000 square meters built.
  • 23.533 students.
    • 19.602 undergraduate students.
  • 53% of the best chilean students prefers the UC.
  • 2.984 professors
  • More than 600 investigation programs each year.
  • 21% of Chilean ISI publications by the UC.


Casa Central

Medicine, Biology, Law and Communications.

San Joaquín

The largest campus. Engineering, Economy and Business, Math and Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Agronomy, Psychology, Social Work, History, Geography, Pedagogy and Letters faculty, Veterinary medicine

Lo Contador

Architecture and Design.

Campus Oriente


Campus Villarica


Engineering School

With more than 130 years preparing the future leaders of our country, the school of Engeeering of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile gathers those talents in science and technology, and then teaches them to make agents of positive changes and social movements, true social transformers that can develop as innovators, entrepreneurs, applied scientist, or distinct professionals in the broad area of engineering and it’s dynamic disciplinary margins.

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  • Has a wide and personal vision of the world.
  • Is able to think critically and resolve complex problems in a systematic way.
  • Thinks critically and resolve complex problems in a systematic way.
  • Is reflexive and proactive towards change.
  • Has strong values.
  • Is capable of team working and being a positive leader.
  • Respects others and has vocational serving.
  • Research Opportunities

    The school of Engineering has an investigation journal for undergraduate students, I3, that summarizes in some way the research work developed by undergraduate students. This journal is published and available in this link.

    International Integration

    Internationalization is a variable that must permeate all the work performed throughout the university. In this sense, academic training, research and curriculum must be up to international standards. There are certain actions that encourage this process.

    The university recognizes that this task is a Senior Management shared responsibility, between the International Academic Relations Office and the Schools. In this sense, centralized management tasks should be coordinated with the academic units.

    The International Academic Relations Office carries out this endeavor through various activities and programs. See What We Do.

    Today we have 1300 students from all over the world.

    • 666 from United States.
    • 101 Spanish.
    • 100 German.
    • 99 French.