University of Magallanes

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This article is about a Chilean university. For the city in Croatia, see Umag .
University of Magallanes
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Former names
Universidad Técnica del Estado
Motto Scientiae in Austro
Motto in English
Knowledge in the South
Type Public
Established

1961

26 de octubre de 1981 (UMAG)
Rector Dr. Juan Oyarzo Perez (2014-2018)
Students 4.000
Location 53°08′13.03″S 70°52′47.00″W / 53.1369528°S 70.8797222°W / -53.1369528; -70.8797222Coordinates: 53°08′13.03″S 70°52′47.00″W / 53.1369528°S 70.8797222°W / -53.1369528; -70.8797222
Campus

Escudo de Punta Arenas.svg Punta Arenas

Escudo de Natales.svg Puerto Natales

Escudo de Porvenir.svg Porvenir

Flag of Cabo de Hornos, Chile.svg Puerto Williams

Escudo de Coihaique.svg Coyhaique
Website www.umag.cl

University of Magallanes (UMAG) is a university in the southern Chilean city of Punta Arenas. It is part of the Chilean Traditional Universities. The University of Magallanes was established in 1981 during the neoliberal reforms of the Chile's military regime as the successor of Universidad Técnica del Estado's Punta Arenas section. Universidad Técnica del Estado had established the Punta Arenas section in 1961. The University of Magallanes have campuses in Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales as well as a university centre in Puerto Williams. University of Magallanes publishes the humanities and social sciences journal Magallania twice a year.

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