University description (as per official university website)
La Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) as an autonomous institution created on 10 March 1981 as a merger of the headquarters of the University of Chile and Technical State University.
It is a state institution of higher education and independent, socially responsible, located in the Araucanía Region. Its mission is to help develop the region and the country through the generation and transmission of knowledge, training of professionals and postgraduates, the cultivation of the arts and cultura.Asume commitment to quality and innovation with respect for people, respect for the environment and cultural diversity, to build a more just and democratic society.
The UFRO is considered one of the top 10 universities of the Council of Presidents of Chile, an institution that ensures the quality and excellence in education superior.Además, its evolution over the levels of selectivity has been remarkable in recent years, reaching Study the house as best positioned of the southern area of the country.
The University leads the offer undergraduate and graduate students in the region and are educated and specialized classrooms around 8,000 students.
It is an institution where knowledge grows, leadership, entrepreneurship and vision.
La Universidad de La Frontera is a state institution of higher education and independent, socially responsible, located in the Araucanía Region. Its mission is to help develop the region and the country through the generation and transmission of knowledge, training of professionals and postgraduates, the cultivation of the arts and culture. Takes commitment to quality and innovation with respect for persons, respect for environment and cultural diversity, to build a more just and democratic society.
In 2010 the University of La Frontera is an institution recognized nationally for the quality, diversity and relevance of its vocational training programs and graduate students, who are distinguished by their high level of skills, their ability to adapt and proactively address the internal and external demands.
Will be consolidated research groups with strong links to national and foreign institutions that generate knowledge relevant to the economic, social and cultural development of the region and country, which will be disseminated to indicate their national leaders and its international recognition.
Provide opportunities for the development of individuals and social groups, through an offer training relevant, activities that allow the cultivation and dissemination of art and culture, and sports and recreational activities.
Give public account of his administration in the academic, administrative and financial efficiency and effectiveness demonstrated in the quality of their processes and their results.
Effective mechanisms of communication and participation, forming a community college with a sense of identity, committed to the development of the institution, which bases its actions on principles and values underlying the concept of a Socially Responsible University.