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  • Locations: Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 09/07/2020 09/10/2020 TBA TBA
Fall 2021 02/01/2021 02/26/2021 TBA TBA
Spring 2022 11/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange College/School: Terry
Academic Area: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, General Business, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UGA students: No
Program Description:

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The Universidad de Chile is one of only 10 Latin American universities ranked among the world’s top 500. It has been at the forefront of Chilean history, politics, economics, social and cultural affairs since its foundation in 1842.  The Faculty of Economics and Business – or Facultad de Economía y Negocios (FEN) – is one of Latin America’s leading Business Schools. FEN offers a first-class, internationally competitive education in Business Administration, Economics, Information Systems & Management Control, and Auditing. About 2,500 students are registered in FEN’s undergraduate programs and 1,500 at the graduate level. FEN offers international exchange students the opportunity to study in Spanish and/or English. 

Thanks to our active Study Abroad program, we receive more than 150 international students annually at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We aspire to increase FEN’s international reputation as a culturally diverse, outward-looking, pluralistic Business School.
Faculty of Econ Univ de Chile.pdf
PPT FEN 2019.pdf

Program Location

Santiago is cultured, quirky and ambitious. Beyond the conservative conformity of Santiago Centro, and the glass towers of the Las Condes financial district, there are thriving culinary and artistic hot spots all around the FEN campus near Bellavista and Providencia. There’s a huge range of activities--with Andes mountains and Pacific ocean easily accessible in day trips. 

FEN Fact Sheet 2018.pdf

Contact Information

Ms. Holly Alderman
Make an advising appointment with Ms. Alderman in SAGE. Login to SAGE and find Holly Alderman under Services/Terry College/Service Members.  

Ms. Colleen Larson
Global Education Advisor, Office of Global Engagement
Global Engagement Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Schedule an OGE Exchange Advising Appointment - Zoom Appts Available

Academic Program 

Faculty of Economics & Business (FEN) courses taught in English and/or Spanish; Courses outside FEN not available.
Courses at FEN
Courses taught in English at FEN.pdf
FEN Full Course Catalog Summary Couses in English or Spanish.pdf
Academic Info (FEN Credits and Grading)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Business or intended business major;
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • No language requirement for students taking courses taught in English;
  • Students wishing to take courses taught in Spanish will need advanced Spanish proficiency (SPAN 3020 or equivalent)=.

Program Itinerary

Academic Calendar
Fall Semester (Semester 2) Late July - Late November
Spring Semester (Semester 1) Late February - Early July


The Universidad de Chile is an urban campus with independent housing options "off campus", but in walking distance or easy access via metro transit, including apartments, hostels, host families, and boarding houses.
2019 FEN Housing Guide housing_1.pdf

Additional Information

Post-Acceptance Information
Frequently Asked Questions International Students - University of Chile.pdf

Accommodation Statement 

UGA education abroad programs strive to provide reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.  Areas of disability include, but are not limited to visual, hearing, learning, psychological, medical, and mobility impairments. If you receive disability-related accommodations at UGA or at your home university, or if you anticipate needing accommodations at your overseas site, you will arrange for them with your study abroad program director and the staff in the Disability Resource Center.  Examples of accommodations include note taking assistance, extended test time, a quiet testing location, alternative text/media, and accessible housing. Please provide information about your accommodation needs at least 4 weeks prior to departure in order to allow time to arrange for accommodations. Students are asked to disclose disability-related needs prior to the start of the program to help ensure that there are no delays in accommodations and that the student can enjoy the full study abroad experience.

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Program Reviews:
Fall 2019 Participant
English speaking classes are meant for exchange students and you should expect a significantly lighter workload in them compared to the Spanish-speaking ones. Classes will be very different than UGA, they are definitely not a joke but vary very much on a class by class basis.

Be open and optimistic! Not in just a cliche open-mindedness kind of sense but in a vulnerable and loving sense. You will make the most friends that way and have the most meaningful experiences. Be sure to slow down occasionally and take time for yourself otherwise, get out there and use up every second, even if your feet hurt, keep going. Be highly intentional in the things you do and take, or not, now is the time to make mistakes, go down the wrong path, learn a lesson or two, but being intentional can really enhance an experience. Leave your expectations at home and just say yes.
     — Martin Moore, Fall 2019
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