Mission and Vision


The Department of Electrical Engineering of the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (FCFM) of the University of Chile has as its mission the generation, development, integration and communication of technological knowledge in electrical engineering for the well-being of society. The fulfillment of this mission is carried out through teaching, research and extension actions, at their highest levels of complexity and with levels of international excellence.

The guiding principles that guide the Department of Electrical Engineering in the fulfillment of its mission are excellence and academic rigor in individual and collective performance, as well as freedom of thought and expression.


The vision of the Department of Electrical Engineering is to be the most important technological research and development institution in the country, to be recognized in the international academic world in the areas of electrical engineering, and to be a main actor in the process of adopting science and technology in all areas of national endeavor.