Universidad de la Frontera

Universidad de la Frontera

Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) was established as an autonomous institution on March 10th 1981, as a result of the merger of the Temuco branches of Universidad de Chile and Universidad Técnica del Estado. It is a socially responsible, autonomous State Higher Education institution in the Araucanía Region.

Its mission is to contribute to the development of the Region and of the whole country, through the creation and dissemination of knowledge, the education and training of professionals and postgraduates, and fostering of the arts and culture. It is committed to quality and innovation, respect for human dignity, caring for the environment, cultural diversity, and creating a more democratic and fair society.

UFRO is considered one of Chile’s 10 best Universities from Chilean Council of Rectors, an institution which ensures quality and excellence in higher education. Also, it has had an outstanding evolution relation to its selectivity standards during the latest years, placing itself as the best ranked educational institution in the South of Chile. The University leads the offer of undergraduate and graduate programs in the region, educating approximately 8.000 students. It is an institution where knowledge, leadership, entrepreneurship and future view are cultivated.


Environmental Science

Master in Natural Resource Management


Master in Medical Sciences Mention Surgery

Master of Science in Morphology

Master in Physical Therapy

Master in Nursing Mention in Care Management

Master in Clinical Epidemiology

Master in Clinical Epidemiology (distance version)

Master in Community Public Health and Local Development

Master in Dentistry

Master’s Degree in Innovation in University Teaching in Health Sciences

Master in Physical Therapy, mention in: Neuromotor Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and Cardiorespiratory Rehabilitation

Social Sciences

Master in Applied Social Sciences

Master of Science in Communication

Master in Psychology

Master in Social Management

Master in Human, Local and Regional Development

Master’s Degree in Family Studies and Development

Master in Legal and Forensic Psychology

Master’s Degree / Specialization in Systemic Family Therapy

Master’s Degree / Specialization in Community Psychology

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Master in Sciences Mention in Reproduction Biology

Master of Science in Physics

Master in Medical Physics


Master in Engineering Sciences Mention Biotechnology

Master in Systems of Integral Management of Quality

Master in Computer Engineering


Master in Education Mention in Educational Evaluation, Environmental Education, Educational and Vocational Guidance and Teaching of Natural Sciences

Master in Mathematical Education

Economics and Administration

Master in Business Administration (MBA)



Bárbara Raposo
Tel: +56 45 2744250