The University of Magallanes is an accredited Higher Education Institution of the Chilean State, located in the Magallanes Region, Chilean Patagonia. Oriented mainly to the human capital formation in the Region and Chilean Antarctic; to the knowledge creation, and emphasizing research applied to the reality in Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the Antarctic, developing teaching activities, research and relationship with the environment, pointing to the development of the region.
Nowadays it counts with thirty one undergraduate academic alternatives divided into the Schools of Economics, Law, Humanities, Social Sciences and Health. Besides, it offers Doctorate Programmes (PhD) and Magister, Postgraduate degrees and Diplomas.
The University also highlights the collaboration agreements with national and international institutions, facilitating the exchange of experiences and technology transfer in the fields of academics and investigation, both in the Magallanes region and subantarctic and Antarctic research, also considering the exchange of students and researchers.