uvm / Universidad Vina del Mar
International Exchange Programs
Vina del Mar Chile
Program A/B
2021 Spring (1st,2nd Cycle)
GPA 71.4%

General Information

Host Institution

The Universidad Viña del Mar is an accredited, private university with over 30 years of experience providing quality education to its Chilean and international students alike.

The UVM is located in the fifth region of Chile, just one and half hours from Santiago and 20 minutes from the historical coastal city of Valparaiso. On top of being considered the university city of Chile, Viña del Mar provides a safe, economically stable environment where students can learn and grow in their knowledge of the culture.

Mailing Address
Diego Portales 90 , Vina del Mar , Valparaiso



Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
1st cycle:03/Jul/2020
2nd cycle: 22/Sep/2020
Contact information


Accept Program A 3students / Semester
Accept Program B

3students / Semester

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒800

Update date 28/May/2020 01:08:58
Outline ID 669

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content No1: Academic Spanish Semester (Undergraduate or Graduate Students): Fee Paying Spanish Semester Program of our Spanish Center accredited by Instituto Cervantes from Spain. Includes Spanish Core courses and electives that will taught the culture and history of Chile and Latin America in different context. Language: Spanish A1-B2. Includes academic credits.
Fee: $3150USD

No2: Academic Semester in English (Undergraduate or Graduate Students): Allows non-Spanish speakers the opportunity to experience the Latin American and Chilean cultures while earning academic credits in courses taught in English. Academic areas: General Studies, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences and Business. Language: English-B2 requiered.
Fee: 3700USD

No3: Exchange at UVM career courses (Undergraduate students): All international students can apply to this program. Tuition waived by UMAP Agreement. Language: Spanish B2 or higher required.
Teaching Language No1: Spanish A1-B2
No2: English
No3: Spanish B2 or higher
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 22/Feb/2021 To: 10/Jul/2021
2nd Semester
From: 02/Aug/2021 To: 03/Dec/2021
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

Dates are tentative.

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
TOEIC: 670 - 785, TOEFL ITP: 567 - 601, TOEFL iBT: 87 - 98, IELTS: 6 - 6.5 and
DELE (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera): DELE B2, SEIKEN (Evaluacion Oficial del Conocimiento de la Lengua Espanola): 4

You can present a letter from the University explaining your languages skills and score.

For Spanish Center Program (Spanish Semester) there is not need to present a test, because the Spanish Center applies a test to all the international students to place them in the specific level they obtain. For the English Semester they must proof a B2 English Level For UVM career courses they must proof a B2 Spanish level or higher

Academic Field
--Agronomy and Crop Science, --Viticulture and Enology,
--Environmental Design/Architecture,
Area Studies
--Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, --Latin American Studies,
--Anatomy, --Zoology/Animal Biology,
--Accounting, --Auditing, --Business Management, --Economics, --Human Resources Management, --Marketing, --Organizational Leadership,
--Intercultural Communication, --Journalism, --Public Relations, --Radio and Television,
Computer and Information Sciences
--Computer Applications Programming, --Informatics,
--Early Childhood Education, --Elementary Education, --Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language,
--Civil Engineering, --Computer Engineering, --Environmental Engineering, --Industrial Engineering, --Mining and Mineral Engineering,
English Language and Literature
--General Literature,
Foreign Languages and Literatures
--Spanish Language and Literature,
Health Sciences
--Dietetics, --Nutrition Sciences, --Occupational Therapy, --Veterinary Sciences,
--History, Other,
Hospitality and Tourism
--Hospitality Management, --Hotel and Restaurant Management, --Tourism Management,
Human Services
--Social Work,
Law/Criminal Justice
--Legal Studies,
Natural Resources/Conservation
--Environmental Science,
--Counseling Psychology, --Industrial and Organizational Psychology,
Sports Studies
--Kinesiology and Exercise Science, --Sport and Fitness Management, --Sports Studies,
GPA 5 / 7 (71.4%)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports International Club: Chilean students with International Students: https://www.uvm.cl/wp-content/archivos/club-internacional-en.pdf
Access to all student services in all the campuses
Gym and Sport areas
Cultural activities (trips)
Administrative Support
First Aid attention
Certification of Spanish (DELE examination Center)
Volunteer Program during the semester
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Home stay
  • Others

  • Home stay (UVM Program): Includes 3 meals per day, full room, WIFI, laundry, electricity water and hot water included.
    Others: Rent of dormitories around the city.
Housing charge
Home stay
  • USD $715 per month
  • USD $350 per month
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 300 - 400 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process Request the procedure: international@uvm.cl

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.


Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:20/Jul/2020To:11/Dec/2020(5 months)
Second Semester
From:22/Feb/2021To:10/Jul/2021(5 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

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