#409 Overall Influence

University of Chile

Public university in Santiago, Chile

From Wikipedia

The University of Chile is a public university in Santiago, Chile. It was founded on November 19, 1842 and inaugurated on September 17, 1843. It is the oldest and the most prestigious in the country. It was established as the continuation of the former colonial Royal University of San Felipe , and has a rich history in academic, scientific and social outreach. The university seeks to solve national and regional issues and to contribute to the development of Chile. It is recognized as one of the best universities in Latin America for its leadership and innovation in science, technology, social sciences, and arts through the functions of creation, extension, teaching, and research.

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What is University of Chile known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#346 World Rank
Biology
#355 World Rank
Literature
#309 World Rank
Political Science
#333 World Rank
Law
#355 World Rank
Philosophy
#697 World Rank
Engineering
#282 World Rank
Economics
#592 World Rank
Education
#678 World Rank
Medical
#740 World Rank
Business
#708 World Rank
Physics
#519 World Rank
History
#709 World Rank
Mathematics
#948 World Rank
Chemistry
#924 World Rank
Computer Science
#307 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#608 World Rank
Psychology
#610 World Rank
Communications
#343 World Rank
Sociology
#748 World Rank
Religious Studies
#381 World Rank
Anthropology
#2584 World Rank
Nursing
#3174 World Rank
Social Work
#3654 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are University of Chile's Most influential alumni?

University of Chile 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Earth Sciences, and Political Science

Alejandro Álvarez

Chilean professor of international law/judge:International Court of Justice

Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz

Bolivian writer and politician

Arturo Arias

Chilean researcher

Griselda Hinojosa

Chilean pharmacist

Lily Garafulic

Chilean sculptor

Enrique Molina Garmendia

Philosopher

Carlos Droguett

Chilean writer

Benjamín Subercaseaux

Benjamín Subercaseaux

Chilean writer and researcher

Eugenio Pereira Salas

Historian

Mariano Latorre

Mariano Latorre

Chilean writer

María Teresa Ruiz

María Teresa Ruiz

Chilean astronomer

Humberto Fuenzalida

Humberto Fuenzalida

Director, National Museum of Natural History