Universidad Viña del Mar


Being the main area responsible for the management of joint processes and related activities the main objective is to support the process of institutional internationalization.

The UVM works to form integral individuals who are tolerant of change and cultural differences with a global vision and the ability to become a part of the international context along with being adaptable to any environment.


As part of the institutional policy and strategic plan development, the Universidad Viña del Mar has declared and pledged to strengthen its relationship with the environment as a cornerstone of his vision and institutional mission.

In order to achieve this, the UVM is continually working in:

Study in Viña del Mar, Chile

Viña is a coastal town nestled perfectly between the hills of Valparaiso, a World Heritage City, and the sand dunes of Concon, the gastronomical capital of Chile. Viña del Mar is also located only one and a half hours from Chile’s capital, Santiago.

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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.

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Academic Programs

We strive to give international students the necessary skills to become integrated into UVM’s academic community, and Chilean culture through experiential learning.

We aim to give students the necessary tools to learn and express themselves in Spanish, but also provide them with opportunities to put their abilities into practice in the real world.

Spanis Programs

Since 2013 the Spanish Centre in Universidad Viña del Mar is one of the two Spanish Centres accredited by Instituto Cervantes from Spain.

In our centre, we offer both semester-long and intensive Spanish language courses and elective courses focused on Chilean and Latin American Culture for International Students. These courses are aligned and accredited by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Internationalization Policy

The Internationalization Policy of Universidad Viña del Mar consists of a set of guidelines that will rule the actions at the institutional level in terms of university internationalization. These recommendations aim to generate and / or consolidate relations with foreign institutions linked to university work, as well as to strengthen the international projection of the Institution in undergraduate, postgraduate and research. In this manner, it ensures continuity, flexibility and innovation according to the Educational Project.

The Universidad Viña del Mar, according to its institutional mission and educational paradigms, puts the learning of students at the center of its academic work, introducing internationalization as a process of transformation at all levels and functions of the university, oriented to incorporate the international dimension into academic activities.

It is our conviction that the University should strengthen the internationalization of the institution as a substantial part of its work, which allows it to generate an academic offer relevant to the «Millennium Generation», taking advantage of being part of a Global Network, with partners and international networks to implement new and innovative programs.

The Internationalization Policy of UVM for the period 2015-2019 seeks the following main goals:

  • Strengthen the internationalization process of the university.
  • To orientate the Schools in the systematic incorporation of the international experience in the academic study programs.
  • To integrate the administrative, financial and logistics management of the internationalization process.
International Cooperation Office
  Diego Portales 90, Viña del Mar
  +56 32 2462740