Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


  • The Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile was founded in 1888 by Monsignor Mariano Casanova, Archbishop of Santiago.
  • The founding decree of the university received the blessing of Pope Leo XIII in 1889.
  • The first graduates at the university completed majors in civil engineering, architecture and law.
  • In 1930, Pope Pius XI canonically founded the university and a faculty of theology was created.


Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Av Libertador Bernardo O Higgins 340, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile