UFRO follows the cutting-edge universities tendency, with a library which offers a "technological habitat" to support professional training, furnishing services and environments that facilitate study, encourage teamwork, and provide leisure areas to enjoy arts and culture.

It has around 123 thousand free access printed texts, more than 220 thousand electronic books, more than 50 databases, more than 30 thousand online visits and thousands of audio, video and image files, in addition to cooperative study lodges, utility rooms, free WiFi area, simulation room, noiseless rooms, picture gallery, showroom, a digitalizing robot and a modern 3D room.

 Money Exchange

Chilean official currency is Chilean peso (CH$ or CLP). Foreign currencies can be exchanged in banks and currency houses, called "Casas de Cambio", for which additional documentation is not required.
You can also use credit cards to withdraw money in ATMs.



Each student or professor must arrange their accommodation upon arrival to Temuco. The Student Mobility Office & the International Affairs Office can give information, contacts and assistance to students/professors who need shared household during their stay. Visitors have the following options: hotels, apartments, host family houses, shared households, shared apartments, among others.


UFRO's Buddy Program

Each foreign student who chooses UFRO will be hosted by a local student who will support him/her during his/her placement and stay. The student will feel welcome by the group of buddies, from their trip planning to Temuco to their whole stay in our city. Together, foreign students will participate in different activities organized to promote cultural exchange.




Andrés Bello Integrated Campus
Health Campus (Temuco)
Pucón Campus (Pucón)
Malleco Campus (Angol)
Andrés Bello Sports Center (Temuco)


Maquehue Experimental Field
Rucamanque Ecological and Cultural Park
Las Araucarias National Protected Asset


Agronomy and Forest Sciences Faculty
Law and Business Faculty
Education, Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty
Engineering and Sciences Faculty
Medicine Faculty
Dentistry Faculty


UFRO follows the cutting-edge universities tendency, with a library which offers a "technological habitat" to support professional training, furnishing services and environments that facilitate study, encourage teamwork, and provide leisure areas to enjoy arts and culture.
It has around 123 thousand free access printed texts, more than 220 thousand electronic books, more than 50 databases, more than 30 thousand online visits and thousands of audio, video and image files, in addition to cooperative study lodges, utility rooms, free WiFi area, simulation room, noiseless rooms, picture gallery, showroom, a digitalizing robot and a modern 3D room.


Throughout the year, UFRO keeps a well-stocked list of artistic and cultural events open to the local and university community, with top-level shows.
Also, it has prestigious artistic groups in disciplines as music, theater, dance and folklore.
This university has more than twenty sport teams, along with a full range of sport activities and events carried out during the year. To this effect, it has areas meant for sports in Andrés Bello Sports Center, which has a large infrastructure.


Through its International Affairs Office, UFRO promotes, reinforces and extends their establishing contacts with professors and scientists from excellence institutions. 

Additionally, this Office encourages its undergraduate students and professors international mobility, and joint research in critical topics, as well as the participation of visiting professors.

Today, UFRO has agreements in force with the most prestigious foreign universities and research centers in various countries, through which it projects and spreads its endeavor and vocation, while enriching with new capacities.
The Student Mobility Office facilitates and supports student’s exchange through management, fostering and coordination of exchange and scholarship programs. It also promotes opportunities for foreign students who want to do their internships, take subjects, do undergraduate thesis or other studies in Universidad de La Frontera, making their stay and adaptation process to our city very easy.

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The objective of this unit, which was created in 2009, is to create value through the use of intellectual and industrial property in knowledge results developed at the UFRO. It provides the institutional basis for the transfer of knowledge and technologies to the market, through agreements, collaboration contracts and licenses.

The UTT-UFRO is formed by professionals with national and international expertise and experience in innovation and technology transfer, with extensive experience in the management of intangibles (non-disclosure agreements, understanding agreements, R & D contracts and exchange of materials and licenses, among others), in business models, corporate strategies and technology watch. The professional capabilities of the UTT-UFRO are complemented with internal and external counseling, as well as international linkages.


First semester

From the beginning of March to the end of June 

Winter break

End of July(one week)

Second semester

From the beginning of August to the end of December

Christmas holidays

End of December

Summer break

From the beginning of January to the end of February


Natural Science and Mathematics

  • Doctorate of Science in Natural Resources
  • Doctorate in Science with specialization in Applied Molecular and Cellular Biology          
  • Doctorate in Science with Specialization in Mathematics
  • Doctorate in Physics
  • Doctoral Program in Agri-food Sciences and Environment



  • Doctorate in Medical Sciences                      
  • Doctorate in Morphological Sciences                             


  • Doctorate in Engineering Sciences, specialization in Bioprocesses
  • Doctorate in Engineering





Social Science and Humanities

  • Doctorate in Psychology
  • Doctorate in Social Science
  • Doctorate in Communication                 




Environmental Science

  • Master in Natural Resource Management


  • Master in Medical Sciences, specialization in Surgery
  • Master in Sciences, specialization in Morphology
  • Master in Nursing, specialization in Care Management
  • Master in Clinical Epidemiology
  • Master in Clinical Epidemiology (distance version)
  • Master in Community Public Health and Local Development
  • Master in Dentistry
  • Master of Innovation in University Teaching of Health Sciences
  • •Master in Physical Therapy, specialization in Neuromotor, Musculoskeletal and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Social Science

  • Master of Social Science
  • Master of Communication Sciences
  • Master in Psychology
  • Master in Social Management
  • Master in Regional, Local and Human Development
  • Master in Family Studies and Development
  • Master in Forensic and Legal Psychology
  • Master in Systemic Family Therapy
  • Master in Community Psychology



Natural Science and Mathematics

  • Master in Science, specialization in Reproduction Biology
  • Master in Science, specialization in Physics
  • Master in Medical Physics


  • Master in Engineering Sciences, specialization in Biotechnology
  • Master in Engineering Sciences
  • Master in Quality Management Systems
  • Master in Computer Engineering
  • Master in Agri-food Innovation and Management
  • Master in Fruit Growing


  • Master in Education
  • Master in Letters with specialization in Linguistics or Literature
  • Master in Physical Education with specialization in Motor Skills, Physical Condition, or Healthy Life



Economic and Administrative Science

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)





Health – Midwife Specialties

  • Specialty in Perinatology                                       

Technology – Specialties in Computer Science

  • Specialty in Software Engineering                                                               

Natural Science and Mathematics

  • Specialty in Medical Physics                                                   



Health – Medical Specialties

  • Specialty in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Specialty in Internal Medicine
  • Specialty in Pediatrics
  • Specialty in Legal Medicine
  • Specialty in Pediatric Surgery
  • Specialty in Pediatric Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Specialty in Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Specialty in Pathological Anatomy
  • Specialty in General Surgery
  • Specialty in Urology
  • Specialty in General Family Medicine
  • Specialty in Adult Psychiatry
  • Specialty in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Specialty in Anesthesiology and Resuscitation
  • Specialty in Adult Emergency Medicine
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery
  • Specialty in Radiology
  • Specialty in Ophthalmology


Health – Medical Subspecialties

  • Subspecialty in Adult Cardiology
  • Subspecialty in Interventional Adult Cardiology
  • Subspecialty in Neonatology
  • Subspecialty in Medical Oncology
  • Subspecialty in Intensive Care

Health –Dentistry Specialties

  • Specialty in Pediadric Dentistry
  • Specialty in Orthodontics and Dental Maxillofacial Orthopedics
  • Specialty in Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain
  • Specialty in Endodoncy
  • Specialty in Oral Rehabilitation

Health – Nursing Specialties

  • Nursing Specialty in Adult Intensive Care
  • Nursing Specialty in Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Nursing Specialty in Health Care Management in Patients with Kidney Alterations
  • Nursing Specialty in Senior Health Care Management
  • Nursing Specialty in Pathological Newborns
  • Nursing Specialty in Surgical and Immediate Postoperative Health Care Management
  • Nursing Specialty in Pediatric Hospitalization Health Care Management
  • Specialty in Community Family Nursing
  • Nursing Specialty in Health Care Management in Adult Patients with Oncological and/or Hematologic Disorders










 • PublicAccountant and Auditor
• Law
• Business Engineering
• Agronomy
• Biotechnology
• Engineering in Natural Resources
• Dentistry • Veterinary Medicine

• Civil Engineering
• Civil PhysicsEngineering
• Civil ChemicalEngineering
• Civil Engineering in Computer Science
• Civil EngineeringCommon Plan
• Civil MechanicalEngineering
• Civil Industrial Engineering, mention Bioprocesses
• Civil Industrial Engineering, mention Computer Science
• Civil Industrial Engineering, mention Mechanics
• Civil EnvironmentalEngineering
• Civil ElectricalEngineering
• Civil ElectronicsEngineering
• Civil MathematicalEngineering
• Civil TelematicEngineering
• Civil Engineering in Biotechnology
• ConstructionEngineering
• ComputerEngineering
• Biochemistry

• Nursing
• Speech&HearingTherapy
• Physiotherapy
• Medicine
• Nutrition&Dietetics
• Obstetrics&Puericulture
• Chemistry&Pharmacy
• Medical Technology
• OccupationalTherapy


• Bachelor of Social Sciences
• English Teaching
• Journalism
• Sociology
• Psychology
• Social Work
• Spanish and CommunicationTeaching
• Physical Education Teaching, Sports and Recreation
• History, Geography and Civic Education Teaching
• Science Teaching, mention Biology, Chemistry or Physics
• MathematicsTeaching