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Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso is one of six Catholic universities in Chile and one of the two pontifical universities in the country, along with the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. It is located in Valparaíso, Chile and has approximately 14,000 students.


On September 21st, 1925, the first stone was placed for what would today be one of the most historical, prestigious institutions in Chilean higher education.  That day the Universidad Católic de Valparaíso was born.The beginnings of our campus were made possible thanks to the generosity of doña Isabel Caces de Brown, a lady of renown within the port city.


The researchers that make up the NBC have structured themselves in such a way to develop capacities in several important research fields like Bio-Molecules, Bio-Catalysis, and Environmental Biotechnology, through scientific research projects and in conjunction with the public and private sectors.The NBC presents a vast research and development trajectory in the following areas: synthesis and purification of bio-molecules, which involves everything from the basic aspects of construction of biological systems up to its productive use and scaling; design and application of bio-catalysts, which includes everything from the basic aspects of its construction up to development and optimization of its useful processes.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Library services

The Library System is an active collaborator of the training, learning and research processes, delivering quality services and relevant information resources, in accessible, comfortable, dynamic, flexible, technological, collaborative and inclusive physical and digital spaces according to the educational model and the needs of our university community.

Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile


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