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The Office of International Affairs of Universidad Santa María offers a unique three-week intensive course in International Logistics for our international partners seeking to give their students hands-on experience in this credit-bearing course.

Students will be familiarized with the basic concepts of product distribution and the terminology used in logistic systems. Students will be able to design effective product distribution and transportation systems as well as discuss methods of logistics management.


  • Introduction to supply chains
  • Designing distribution networks
  • Facility location
  • Strategic alliances and outsourcing strategies
  • Designing transportation systems
  • Information technology
  • Decision-support systems
  • Case studies

Field Visits:

  • Seaport of Valparaíso
  • Technical visits to two local companies

Cultural visits:

  • Isla Negra, Santiago, and Valparaíso

Guest Lectures

  • Fruit Industry
  • Environmental Challenges
  • Energy Issues in Chile

Language of instruction : English

Oriented to : Engineering majors


The complete program is available here

For questions and/or registration, contact