Universidad de Concepción - CHILE

Facts and Figures


Facts and Figures

Undergraduate Teaching

  • 24,365 students, 57,000 certified professionals and 91 first degree courses




Postgraduate Teaching

  • 2,110 regular students
  • 27 Doctoral Programs(24 accredited)
    58 Master’s Programs(33 accredited)
  • 30 Specialties in the Health Science Area




Research

  • 93FONDECYT approved in 2012
  • 346 FONDECYT Projects-the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development- under execution (up to 2012)
  • 24 FONDEF Projects in 2012
  • 771 ISI Publications and 68 non-ISI Publications (2012)
  • 53 Scielo Publications
  • 48 Internal Projects approved in 2012
  • 189 Internal Projects under execution (2012)
  • 3 draft Innova Bío Bío Technological Innovation in 2012 and 28 projects Innova Chile Business Innovation in 2012
  • 19 center I+D (Astronomy, Biodiversity, Biotechnology, CDTA, CEFOP, Water center, CESMI, CIEP, CI²MA, CIPA, CMA, COPAS, Copas Sur Austral, CRAI, EULA, GEA, INCAR, TIGO, UDT)
  • 17 patents filed nationwide in 2012
  • 7 patents filed internationally for 2012
  • 40 national patents granted between 2000 and 2012
  • 11 international patents granted between 2000 and 2012
  • 1 program with the promotion and development of entrepreneurship (Emprendo)
  • 1 School science program (PROCE)
  • 1 Business Incubator (IDEA - INCUBA)
  • 50 Initiatives Incubation Unit (IDEA - INCUBA), 134 initiatives Unit Studies and Projects (IDEA - INCUBA) and 24 graduates initiatives. (IDEA - INCUBA)




Extension Department

  • 2,067 pieces of the pictorial collection
  • Interactive Center of Arts, Sciences and Technology (CICAT)
  • Talents Program
  • Indexed Journals: Athena, Gayana, Acta Literary Magazine RLA, Gayana Botany and Science and Nursing
  • University Radio Station
  • TV Channel1 theater/ 1 cinema
  • 2 Newspapers (El Diario de Concepción - La Discusión)
  • 1 University Symphonic Choir – 1 Symphony Orchestra
  • 335 current international agreements
  • 187 Undergraduate and Postgraduate foreign students




Infrastructure

  • Surface area of 1,425,900 mt2
  • Anatomy Museum
  • Zoology Museum
  • Geology Museum
  • 3 campuses (Concepcion, Chillan, Los Angeles)
  • 243,556 m2 built
  • 11 Libraries – 476,093 books
  • Access to 22 digital databases
  • 9 Access Databases eBooks
  • Access to 15,747 Titles of Electronic Magazine
  • 316 Subscriptions on paper
  • 58,800 email accounts
  • 101 computing rooms (for general and specific use)
  • 7 halls of residence (5 in Concepcion, 1 in Los Angeles and 1 in Chillan)
  • 8 gymnasiums
  • 2 soccer fields
  • 1 five-a-side football field
  • 1 rugby field
  • 1 swimming pool
  • 3 multiple sport courts
  • 1 hockey court
  • 1 athletics track
  • 2 tennis courts
  • 2 weight training rooms
  • 1 spinning room




Teaching Staff

  • 1.216,86 DNE – DNE: Normal Dedication (data up 31 to Dec 2012).
  • 894,23 DNE with academic degree
  • 73% teachers with academic degree