UC

Tuition fees

Students admitted to study for a doctorate at the Catholic University must pay the Program Tuition fees, i.e. the annual cost established for each program.

The tuition fees for application to all UC doctoral programs have been waived so students need not pay to enroll.

Information about UC Programs Doctoral Tuition fees.

There are several external and internal financing sources, which provide scholarships for doctoral studies at UC and also for research stays and cotutelage (joint supervision) for dissertation work performed at top universities abroad.

Currently, over 90% of UC doctoral students have some kind of scholarship that covers their studies and living expenses.

AREA

Ph.D PROGRAM 

APPLICATION DATE (admission 2020)

ARTS

Ph.D. in Arts 

from 01/04/2020 to 14/10/2020

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Ph.D. in Architecture and Urban Studies 

from 10/07/2020 to 28/09/2020

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology

from 01/04/2020 to 30/10/2020

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Ph.D. in Geography

from 08/03/2020 to 06/10/2020

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Ph. D in Neuroscience

from 02/09/2020 to 30/09/2020

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Ph.D. in Biological and Medical Engineering  application closes 11/20/2020

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Ph.D. in Psychotherapy

without UC admission during 2021 and 2022 (joint program with the University of Chile)

NATURAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Ph.D. Astrophysics 

From 01/09/2020 to 02/10/2020

NATURAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Ph.D. in Physics

From 19/10/2020 to 29/11/2020

NATURAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Ph.D. in Statistics

Application open until 11/15/2020

NATURAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Ph.D. in Mathematics

Application open until 06/11/2020

NATURAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Ph.D. in Chemistry 

From 01/09/2020 to 06/11/2020 (6:00 PM-Chile)

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Ph.D. Biological Sciences mention in Cellular and Molecular Biology

From 06/07/2020 to 25/09/2020

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Ph.D. Biological Sciences mention in Physiological Sciences

From 06/07/2020 to 25/09/2020

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Ph.D. Biological Sciences mention in Ecology

From 06/07/2020 to 25/09/2020

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Biological Sciences mention in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

From 06/07/2020 to 25/09/2020

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Ph.D. Engineering Sciences in the area of: Civil Engineering 

From 17/08/2020 to 28/10/2020 (4:00 PM- Chile)

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences in the area of: Industrial and Transportation Engineering

From 17/08/2020 to 28/10/2020 (4:00 PM- Chile)

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences in the area of: Chemical Engineering and Bioprocesses 

From 17/08/2020 to 28/10/2020 (4:00 PM- Chile)

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences in the area of: Electrical Engineering 

From 17/08/2020 to 28/10/2020 (4:00 PM- Chile)

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences in the area of: Computer Science  

From 17/08/2020 to 28/10/2020 (4:00 PM- Chile)

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences in the area of: Mechanical Engineering 

From 17/08/2020 to 28/10/2020 (4:00 PM- Chile)

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY Ph. D in Engineering and Technology (NEW)  

MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Ph.D. in Health Sciences

From 14/08/2020 to 09/10/2020

MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES Ph.D. in Epidemiology (NEW) From 28/08/2020 to 28/09/2020

AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

Ph.D. in Agricultural Science

From 01/04/2020 to 30/10/2020 

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Political Science

From 03/08/2020 to 16/10/2020 

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Communication Sciences 

Open until 13/11/2020

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Ph.D. Education

From 10/08/2020 to 25/09/2020

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Law

From 01/09/2020 to 30/11/2020

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Economics

From 01/09/2020 to 13/11/2020

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Psychology

From 01/09/2020 to 15/10/2020

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Sociology 

From 17/08/2020 to 20/11/2020

SOCIAL SCIENCES Ph. D in Antropology (NEW) From 01/07/2020 to 14/10/2020

HUMAN SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Philosophy

From 03/08/2020 to 09/10/2020

HUMAN SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in History

From 01/09/2020 to 02/11/2020

HUMAN SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Linguistics 

From 15/07/2020 to 27/10/2020

HUMAN SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Literature

From 15/07/2020 to 03/11/2020

HUMAN SCIENCES 

Ph.D. in Theology

From 10/08/2020 to 30/10/2020

10/08/2020 to 15/01/2020 (for those who apply without a scholarship)