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This university is located in Concepcion, Chile. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
The Main Campus of the University of Concepcion is located in Concepcion, 500 kilometers south from Santiago, the capital of the country. The University started its academic activities in 1919. Nowadays this campus is a beautiful recreational area for the community. With almost 250,000 m2 in buildings and facilities, the University is shown to the world as a knowledge, culture, science, investigation and technology center of creation. Along with its beautiful architecture and magnificent park, the Concepcion Campus also stands out because of the strong cultural activity during the whole year. There is a great academic offer: 86 undergraduate programs that represent a great spectrum of specialties for students from the Biobio Region and all over the country. Along with degree courses, students interested in continue studying have the opportunity to choose among a great variety of Postgraduate Studies, which already include 2000 students studying these programs.
- Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
- Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
- Undergraduates must have completed at least two semesters of study at GT.
- At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
- Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
- Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
- All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
- All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
For detailed course information click here.
Classes are only offered in Spanish. GT recommends that students complete at least 2 years of college level Spanish or have the equivalent advanced/3000 level of skills before participating in this program.
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.
CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
1 UdeC credit = 1 GT credits
UdeC Grade = US Grade
5.7 - 7.0 = A
5.0 - 5.6 = B
4.0 - 4.9 = C
1.0 - 3.9 = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.