University description (as per official university website)
International University SEK is the culmination of an entire educational system started in Madrid more than 100 years and today is backed up by the prestige of schools in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. On 8 August 1988 was the first Universidad Internacional SEK in Santiago de Chile, as a private corporation not for profit, under the decree of the Force of Law No. 1 of December 30, 1980 the Ministry of Education Chile.
Thus, the UISEK is a young university that started its academic activities in 1990, and aims to create the right conditions for the transmission of knowledge, study, research, personal development and human exchanges, scientific and cultural.
In, this policy development of the university community UISEK, resulted in a university environment diverse and multidisciplinary, whose institutional level was ratified by the Board of Education through Agreement No. 111 of 5 December 2002 which gave full autonomy.
Currently, the International University SEK develops its work in the city of Santiago de Chile through the Campus Arrieta, Providencia and from 2009 also in our Campus Santiago Centro. From these exceptional spaces, our House of Studies provides its students with the tradition and heritage value Arrieta Park, National Historic Landmark, which has Peñalolén scenario episodes were central to the cultural, political and social development of our country. In this wonderful heritage site, about 40 thousand square meters, races are grouped our Faculty of Cultural Heritage Studies, unique in South America.
At the same time, from the Providence Campus, located in a modern building set in the heart of the community, contributing to the functionality needed to develop careers in daytime and evening, as our new Campus Santiago Centro, steps from the Metro Cal y Canto, which is taught since 2009 the careers of our Faculty of Health Sciences and Physical Activity. At about 3,000 square feet, students of Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics and Nursing have access to modern laboratories of anatomy, physics and computer, projecting the future in the professional task of providing national and international community.
UISEK Vision 2008-2012
University recognized as a benchmark for higher education in the country for its commitment to quality training, comprehensive and pluralistic, respecting diversity, promoting internationalization as relevant axis of its educational project.
UISEK Mission 2008-2012
Accommodate the aspirations of vocational training for people with diverse abilities, processes based on quality training in an environment of respect, learning-oriented and quality of life in the context of an international institution.
Growth and consolidation of the institutional project UISEK ensuring the quality of teaching and student satisfaction.
Ensure that the training model and teaching-learning resources meet the challenge of training students to meet their conditions of entry and promoting academic performance according to standards.
Implement a model of academic and administrative management to respond to the strategic challenge of institutional growth with quality.
Strengthen the commitment and identification with the community UISEK institutional project, through a management that recognizes a special concern for the development of its members.
Developing the international dimension of the University, through policies and instruments of exchange and collaboration for faculty and students.