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University of Talca

The University of Talca is a Chilean university located in the cities of Talca, Curico, and Santiago. It is a derivative university, one of the most important universities of the southern-central region of Chile, and it's part of the Chilean Traditional Universities.


The Universidad de Talca was founded in 1981, upon the fusion of the seats in Talca of the Universidad de Chile and the Universidad Tecnica del Estado. In 1998, the Facultad de Ingenieria was founded and stablished in the city of Curico, 60 km north of Talca.


The university has three campuses, distributed in the cities of Talca, Curico, and Santiago. The main campus is the Campus Lircay, located in northern Talca. The Campus Los Niches, located a few kilometres outside Curico, is the second largest campus, and the location of the Facultad de Ingenieria.

Faculties and Schools

The university has seven faculties, three schools and six institutes.


Faculty of Forest Sciences

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

Faculty of Business Administration

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Law and Social Sciences

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Psychology


School of Music

School of Architecture

School of Design


Institute of Cell Biology and Biotechnology

Institute of Mathematics and Physics

Institute of Educational Research and Development

Institute of Chemistry of Natural Resources

Institute of Humanist Studies "Juan Ignacio Molina"

Technological Institute Colchagua

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