Universidad de Valparaiso (Chile)

 Valparaiso campus

Since its founding in 1911, the Universidad de Valparaíso (UV) has been committed to training students to be contributing members of Chile’s development. Its varying degree programs, ranging from certificate and postgraduate diplomas to doctoral degrees, focus on the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of UV students. Not only do students receive skills training necessary for their future careers, but they also learn how to think of new ways to help society grow and prosper. UV offers these opportunities throughout Chile across three campuses in Valparaíso, Santiago and San Felipe. Universidad de Valparaíso’s website>>

 

Valparaiso logoInnovation at UV

The Universidad de Valparaíso encourages its students to become socially responsible citizens of the regions in which they live. The university offers various programs to enhance civic responsibility, such as the Innova Chile Corfo Contest, which promotes the use of innovative ideas to develop new business models that improve the production of public goods. Through this competition, students address the needs of society and improve the processes by which these needs are met. Learn more>>

 

Social Responsibility at UV

UV creates an environment for knowledge-sharing and social responsibility by hosting dialogues such as the General Assembly of IFMSA-Chile. The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) brings organizations of medical students and faculty together to discuss issues regarding social responsibility, public health, medical education, reproductive health and rights within the medical practice. Through this exchange, students from different universities share ideas and learn how to apply their skills learned in the classroom to greater societal needs. Learn more>>