Our University

the University of Santiago de Chilehas a vast academic trajectory of 174 years, projecting as a campus of excellence focusing on research, with a global outlook. According to the renowned QS world ranking, it is one of the three best universities in the country, demonstrating the institutional academic commitment to quality and excellence, expressed not only in the training of professionals who contribute to the country with the seal of social responsibility that characterizes us, but also in state-of-the-art research.


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Mission and Values

Nuestra Universidad



The Universidad de Santiago de Chile is a state-run public institution of higher education that is autonomous and heir to a century-long tradition of progress in the country.

Its purpose is to create, preserve, disseminate, and apply knowledge for the welfare of society through teaching, research, and extension.

The mission of the university is to create conditions and opportunities for future generations to take charge of the advancement of knowledge, its transfer and feedback for the growth and development of the country in a global society.

Through its institutional activities, the University strives to achieve the highest standards of quality, innovation, and relevance in an environment of mutual respect among people, freedom of thought, diversity and social inclusion. generating spaces for discussion and proposals in a multidisciplinary and pluralistic dialogue.

As a result of the above, students are trained as individuals, enriching their cultural capital and their social commitment, fostering their openness to knowledge and their understanding of the ways in which they interact with the national and international environment.


Universidad de Santiago de Chile, a perennial protagonist of the country's progress, is projected as an inclusive university community, which grows and develops responsibly in key and relevant areas that effectively contribute to the expansion of knowledge and the generation of public goods, which are necessary to build a democratic and equitable society.



  • Excellence
  • Freedom of thought and expression
  • Respect for people
  • Diversity and pluralism
  • Cooperation
  • Guidance for the next generation
  • Inclusion and social responsibility
  • Transparency and probity
  • Access to knowledge
  • Participation
  • Gender equity
  • Social equity
  • Foster achievement
  • Sustainability