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Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Shield of PUC
Latin: Universitas Catholica Chilensis
Motto In Christi lumine pro mundi vita
Type Private Catholic (Traditional)
Established June 21, 1888
Chancellor Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa
Rector Ignacio Sánchez Díaz
Administrative staff
2,732
Students 22,122
Location
Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins #340, Santiago
Website www.uc.cl (Spanish)

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is a Catholic university based in the city of Santiago de Chile. It was founded in 1888 through a decree issued by the Santiago Archbishop. This university was one of the first Chilean universities taughting strong entrepreneurship starting with two subjects: law and mathematics.

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