University description (as per official university website)
Alberto Hurtado University was established on October 20, 1997 by the Society of Jesus. In a context marked by great cultural changes, the idea was to offer the country an education project based in the Jesuit tradition of 450 years and 200 higher education institutions in the world
The University is heir and is nourished by the Jesuit educational tradition in the academic field projects the spirit of St. Alberto Hurtado, with which we continue to set our time.
Contributes to personal development and promoting a fairer society in Chile and Latin America through research, teaching and extension of quality.
Seeks to cultivate a new humanism, through a creative interaction of science with the Christian conception of man and the world, in an attitude of respectful dialogue, diverse and fruitful.
It delivers comprehensive training to students to be professionals with ethical sense and spirit of service, with capacity to continue learning and to respond creatively to personal and social challenges.