Santiago is the capital and economic centre of Chile. With its museums, events, theaters, restaurants, bars and other entertainment and cultural opportunities, it is the political and cultural centre of the country. Its central location makes it a convenient base point to further explore the country. Source: WikiTravel.

Population of around 6 millions habs.

Continental Mediterranean climate with rainy winters (May - September) and a long dry season.

Ski resorts are located about 56km (30 miles) to the east of central Santiago, only 44km from Las Condes area of Santiago, and 71km from the Santiago International Airport.

About Universidad de Chile

The University of Chile was founded on the 19th of November, 1842. It is the oldest higher education institution in Chile. Generating, developing, integrating and communicating knowledge in all the areas of knowledge and culture are the mission and basis of the activities of the University. This makes up the involvedness of their work and directs the education they impart. Ranked 24th in ibero-america and 10th in latin-america universities by SIR Iber 2014 Rank Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the National Commission for Accreditation in all areas (Management, Undergraduate Teaching, Graduate Teaching, Research, Infrastructure, Equipment, and Outreach) for the maximum period of 7 years.

Accreditation of Doctoral Programs: 30 out of 36 (83,33%) have been accredited by the Post-graduate Accreditation Commission.

Accreditation of Undergraduate Programs: 60,6% of all Undergraduate Programs have been accredited and 5 more are currently being processed.

NIC Chile Research Labs (NICLabs) is the I+D laboratory of NIC Chile (.cl TLD administrator) at University of Chile. Its was founded in 2007 and its research areas are complex networks, network protocols and network security. "The Lab" has been developed succesful projects such as the chilean internet QoS infrastructure (Adkintun), and the study of the chilean internet robustness.