The Universidad Viña del Mar is an accredited, private university with over 25 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.


Mission

To provide access to quality education in a critical, diverse, and integrated environment within a global network of universities, along with instilling professional competence and integrity, and providing institutional development within the region and the country.

Vision

To be a leading university, distinguished by its innovative educational projects, relevant and comprehensive quality culture, with a commitment to public service.

Values

Pluralism and Diversity
Responsibility
Integrity
Transparency
Commitment

International Cooperation Office

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

Outreach

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.

Campus

The UVM has four campuses located in Viña del Mar that aim to provide students with the most accommodating academic environment that allows them to have the tools necessary to learn, study, and have recreational spaces for them to pass time between classes.
Each of our campuses houses its own library with volumes of books dedicated to each campus’s fields of study. Our campuses also house computer labs and recreations spaces for students to use in-between classes.

The UVM’s main campus is located in Rodelillo, Viña del Mar. The UVM has shuttles with a regular schedule to facilitate the arrival and departure to this campus for no charge to the students.
Our Rodelillo campus houses our modern gymnasium, professional sized soccer field, Library, Microvinification Research Plant, as well as a Veterinary Hospital that treats animals from the local community.
The Schools of Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Education, Communications, and Engineering all have their departments located in this campus.

The UVM also counts on the Diego Portales Campus, located in the residential neighborhood of Recreo, is home to the Business School.

The Miraflores campus houses our Schools of Social Sciences and Architecture and Design.

The International Campus of the UVM is located at Calle Montaña, where all Spanish as a Second Language and Semester in English classes are held. This campus is located downtown next to the beautiful Quinta Vergara Park where students can go to study in between classes, and enjoy their lunch on nice days.
The UVM’s International Campus has a cultural and historical background, as it was once home to the Chilean folk band, Los Jaivas, and houses a permanent exposition of their childhood photos, and musical instruments.

Schools

UVM has 9 schools that impart the following majors.

Escuela de Arquitectura y Diseño

Escuela de Ciencias Agrícolas

Escuela de Ciencias de la Salud

Escuela de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales

Escuela de Ciencias Veterinarias

Escuela de Comunicaciones

Escuela de Educación

Escuela de Ingeniería

Escuela de Negocios

Extracurricular Activities

The Department of Student Affairs (DAE) with the Universidad Viña del Mar is dedicated to providing the UVM students with an integral development through the completion and participation in activities designed to develop leadership, entrepreneurship consistent with the educational model and vales of the University.
Its purpose is to manage and coordinate the activities that contribute to linking students with outside entities that promote the participation in charity activities, recreational, and public support.
For more information about the DAE click here (www.uvm.cl/dae)