Universidad Alberto Hurtado

Avda. Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, 1825 Metro Los Heroes, Santiago de Chile, Santiago, 8340575, Chile

About Universidad Alberto Hurtado

Universidad Alberto Hurtado or Alberto Hurtado University, often referred to as UAH, is a Jesuit university located in Santiago, Chile. The university is named after a famous Chilean Jesuit Saint, Father Alberto Hurtado, and was established in 1997.

The university offers undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes in different disciplines through its six schools: psychology, education, philosophy and humanities, law, economics and business, and social sciences. The main language of instruction is Spanish.

Since its inception, the university has made social justice and international collaboration key missions of the institution. UAH has a Center for Reflection and Social Action (CREAS) founded in 1997, to foster reflection and social action throughout the university in pursuit of the Jesuit values.

It is a member of different organisations like the Ibero-American Observatory on Human Mobility, migration, and Development, the Association of Jesuit Universities in Latin America (AUSJAL), Chilean Chapter of Catholic Universities, and the Latin American Network of Social Engagement and University Volunteering (REDIVU).

It also has an Interdisciplinary Program on Migration Studies (PRIEM) to facilitate collaboration between different departments within the university on migrant-related issues.