Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso, Chile

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso, situated in Valparaíso, Chile, was founded in 1928 and today has more than 14,000 students with more than 850 international students.

Valparaíso is a picturesque port city on the coast of Chile with a population of nearly 264,000. It is home to unique colonial architecture and has a number of seafood restaurants and markets for the visitor.

Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme Partner

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso is an Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme Partner. The Erasmus+ programme now offers mobility worldwide, all participants receive a travel and subsistence allowance.

ICM funding and application

  • Staff and Postgraduate - incoming and outgoing ICM

Any questions contact GoAbroad@glasgow.ac.uk


Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • MVLS (research)
  • Science and Engineering (research)

Key facts

  • This opportunity is for: PhD; staff
  • Priority subject areas:
    • Food decontamination and shelf-life extension;
    • renewable energy;
    • buidling and civil engineering;
    • medical and diagnostic treatment technologies.
  • Language of teaching: Spanish
  • Academic calendar 
  • Courses taught in English