Frequently Asked Questions
Which programs are available for me to apply to?
As an exchange student you can apply to any of our programs and campuses.
What are the tuition fees?
If your institution has an exchange agreement with Duoc UC you do not have to pay tuition fee at Duoc UC and just keep paying the same fee as you do at your home institution. If your home institution does not have an agreement, you can still come to Duoc UC on our Study Abroad Program, for more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the living expenses in Chile?
Is it necessary to have previous knowledge of Spanish language in order to study at Duoc UC?
Not necessarily, since we offer you a free of charge 44 hours Spanish course throughout the semester if you apply to any of our campuses in Santiago. Nevertheless bear in mind your courses will be in Spanish (except for the tourism and hospitality program which is taught in Santiago and Valparaíso).
How can I find a place to stay?
Please check out our housing options at the international students section.
Do I need a health insurance from my home country?
Yes, you must purchase a medical insurance before coming to study at Duoc UC.
As a foreign student, am I eligible for any special scholarship or financial aid?
We recommend you to check your home institution for scholarships or financial aid available for studying abroad programs. Furthermore, the Chilean Agency for International Cooperation offers some scholarships available for foreign students who wish to study in Chile.
Are there any courses and/or programs taught at Duoc UC in english?
Am I allowed to work as a student in Chile?
The student visa does not allow working in the country, unless you request a special permission, which will be evaluated by the Chilean Consulate in your country. This is the office where you request your student visa.