Would you like to study in Chile?

Steps to follow if you want to study in Chile

01Find out about the institutions and study programs available

Naturally, your first step is to familiarize yourself with the Chilean educational system and the academic options available. Through our course finder, you can find information on our institutions, study programs and contact details.

02Review the agreements and your budget

Make sure that your home institution and the Chilean institution at which you wish to study maintain a bilateral agreement. The cost of your stay may vary depending on the program and area of the country you choose, so you should plan your finances and apply for scholarships as soon as possible.

03Apply

Application procedures are defined independently by each institution, and may vary depending on the field of study. In some cases, you will have to demonstrate your proficiency in Spanish through a certification or language exam. You can find out more about the specific requirements for each study program by contacting the representatives of our institutions.

04Obtain your student visa

Once you have been accepted on a study program, you must visit the Chilean embassy in your country to provide the documents required to obtain your student visa. The visa is valid for one year, and once granted you have a period of 90 days to enter Chile.

05Prepare for your arrival

Prepare your trip in advance, taking immigration regulations and requirements into account. Check our Student Guide for more information about what it is like to study in Chile, and find out what other students who have already studied in Chile thought about the experience.

01Find out about the institutions and study programs available

Naturally, your first step is to familiarize yourself with the Chilean educational system and the academic options available. Through our course finder, you can find information on our institutions and the various study programs offered.

 

02Research financing and scholarships

The cost of living in Chile and tuition fees may vary depending on the study program and area of the country you choose. There are several scholarship options offered by the Government of Chile, educational institutions and other international organizations. Find out more about the options available here.

03Apply

Entry procedures are defined independently by each institution, and may vary depending on the field of study. In some cases, you will have to demonstrate your proficiency in Spanish through a certification or language exam. You can find out more about the specific requirements for each study program by contacting the representatives of our institutions.

04Obtain your student visa

Once you have been accepted on a study program, you must visit the Chilean embassy in your country to provide the required documents to obtain your student visa. The visa is valid for one year, and once granted you have a period of 90 days to enter Chile.

05Prepare for your arrival

Prepare your trip in advance, taking immigration regulations and requirements into account. Check our Student Guide for more information about what it is like to study in Chile, and find out what other students who have already studied in Chile thought about the experience.

01Find out about the institutions and study programs available

Whether you want to enroll on a master’s, doctorate or postdoctoral program, your first step is to find out more the Chilean educational system and the academic options available. Through our course finder, you can find information on Chilean universities and their application processes.

02Research financing and scholarships

The Government of Chile, universities and other international organizations offer various alternatives to finance your study program, accommodation and associated expenses. Check here to find out more about the options available to you. Keep in mind that the application can be a lengthy process.

03Apply

Each program has its own entry conditions, which may include presenting a research proposal, attending a personal interview and delivering all the required documentation in Spanish.

04Wait for the results of your application

Usually, a committee will assess your academic record and research proposal, and decide whether you have completed the required studies to enroll in the postgraduate program. Please contact the representatives of our universities to find out more about specific requirements.

05Obtain your student visa

Once you have been accepted on a study program, you must visit to the Chilean embassy in your country to provide the required documents to obtain your student visa. The visa is valid for one year, and once granted you have a period of 90 days to enter Chile. For more information, click here.

06Prepare for your arrival

Prepare your trip in advance, taking immigration regulations and requirements into account. Check our Student Guide for more information about what it is like to study in Chile, and find out what other students who have already studied in Chile thought about the experience.

01Choose your program

Whether you want to study the Spanish language, Latin American culture or take a short-term specialization course, your first step is to find out more about the different areas of the country, and choose an institution that best fits your needs. Through our course finder you can find our institutions and study programs.

02Make contact

We recommend that you contact your preferred institution as soon as possible. This will be the fastest way to find out the program requirements and application procedure, which are defined independently by each institution.

03Obtain your visa

Once you have been accepted on a study program, you must visit to the Chilean embassy in your country to provide the required documents to obtain your student visa. The visa is valid for one year, and once granted you have a period of 90 days to enter Chile.

04Prepare for your arrival

Prepare your trip in advance, taking immigration regulations and requirements into account. Check our Student Guide for more information about what it is like to study in Chile, and find out what other students who have already studied in Chile thought about the experience.