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UNIVERSIDAD DE CUENCA

university of quality …


Location:


Cuenca

• Located on an interandean • • • • • •

valley on Southern Ecuador Elevation: 2.535 m.a.s.l. Population: 500.000 inhabitants approx. Founded in 1557. Third main city of Ecuador. Known as the Athens of Ecuador. Declared as «World Heritage» by the UNESCO in 1999. In 2011 was declared as «University City of Ecuador».


UNIVERSIDAD DE CUENCA

• Created on October 15th, 1867.

• Second oldest university of Ecuador.

• Academic community, a nonprofit institution, state-funded

and part of the Higher Education System in Ecuador. • Accredited in Category "A“ .


MISSION

• Universidad de Cuenca is a public teaching

and research university whose mission is to form professionals and scientists committed to improving the quality of life within the intercultural context in harmony with the nature. The University focuses on the academic quality, creativeness and capacity to respond to the current scientific and human challenges and comply with its commitment to building a regional, national and international, fair, compassionate and efficient society.


VISION

• Universidad de Cuenca in 2017 is an institution with national and

international recognition for its excellence in teaching, research and links with the community. A higher education institution committed to regional and national development plans that promotes and leads a model of critical thinking in the society.


• Central Campus

CAMPUS


CENTRAL CAMPUS

C.R.E.D.U (Recreation and Sports University Center)

«Carlos Cueva Tamaríz» Theater

Faculty of Hospitality Sciences


OTHER CAMPUSES

Yanuncay Campus Faculties of Arts and Agricultural Sciences

El ParaĂ­so Campus Faculties of Dentistry and Medical Sciences


OTHER CAMPUSES

• El Romeral Farm • Nero Farm

• Legal Office

• Fray Vicente Solano High School

Balzaín Country House

Houses in the «Barranco» area

Irquis Farm


ACADEMIC OFFER Undergraduate • 12 Faculties • 51 Careers • 3 Academic Programs


12 FACULTIES

 Architecture  Arts

 Agricultural

 Hospitality Sciences  Economics

 Medical Sciences  Chemistry

 Philosophy and Educational Sciences  Engineering

 Jurisprudence  Dentistry

 Psychology


51 CAREERS ARCHITECTURE • Architecture

ARTS • Design • Performing Arts • Musical Arts • Visual Arts

AGRICULTURAL • Agricultural Engineering • Veterinary Medicine

ECONOMICS • Business Administration • Accounting and Auditing • Economy • Social management • Marketing • University Business Program


MEDICAL SCIENCES • Medicine • Nursing • Medical Technology CHEMICAL SCIENCES • Biochemistry and Pharmacy • Environmental Engineering • Industrial engineering • Chemical Engineering

DENTISTRY • Dentistry


PHILOSOPHY • Philosophy, Sociology and Economics • Language, Spanish Literature and ​Audiovisual Languages • History and Geography • Social Communication • English Language and Literature • Physical Culture • Math and Physics • Education Sciences

PSYCHOLOGY • Educational Psychology • Clinical Psychology • Social Psychology


ENGINEERING • Civil Engineering • Electrical Engineering • Systems Engineering • Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering

JURISPRUDENCE • Jurisprudence • Family Guidance • Social work

HOSPITALITY SCIENCES • Gastronomy • Tourism • Hotel Management


3 Academic Programs

• Gender and Development Bachelor´s degree • Cinema and Audiovisuals Studies • Intercultural Studies


ACADEMIC OFFER Postgraduate • 13 Masters • 9 Specializations


Masters PROGRAMS

FACULTY

In constructions

Architecture

Territorial Planning

Architecture

Musical Pedagogy and Reserch (2ª Edition)

Arts

Musical Pedagogy and Reserch (3ª Edition)

Arts

In Arts (2ª Edition)

Arts

Tax Administration (2ª Edition)

Economics & SRI

Migration, Human Rights, and Public Policies

Economics & CESPLA

Health Rsearch

Medical Sciences

Industrial and Environmental Toxicology

Chemistry & CEA

English Language and Applied Linguistics

Philosophy

Child and Family Psychotherapy

Psychology

Local Development, in: population and development, social and territorial networks

PYDLOS & ACORDES

Education and Development of Thought

Philosophy


Specializations PROGRAM

FACULTY

General Surgery

Medical Sciences

Internal Medicine

Medical Sciences

Pediatrics

Medical Sciences

Gynecology and Obstetrics

Medical Sciences

Anesthesiology

Medical Sciences

Imaging

Medical Sciences

Oral rehabilitation

Dentistry

Endodontics

Dentistry

Orthodontics

Dentistry


STATISTICS


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

Semester Sep 2012- Feb 2013 • Enrolled: 13241 students • Leveling Program: 2249 students • Contingency Program: 544 students Total students: 16.034 SEMESTER

N° STUDENTS

Sep 2011 – Feb 2012

15095

Sep 2012 – Feb 2013

16034


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

STUDENTS MEN

5357

WOMEN

7884

TOTAL

13241

MEN 40%

WOMEN 60%


FACULTY

N째 of students by faculty MEN

WOMEN

TOTAL

805

2233

3038

Economics

704

1879

2583

Philosophy

673

994

1667

Engineering

816

196

1012

Chemistry

425

501

926

Jurisprudence

358

583

941

Hospitality Sciences

251

294

545

Architecture

276

217

493

Arts

330

166

496

Psychology

143

297

440

Agricultural Sciences

219

183

402

Dentistry

141

269

410

Program of Intercultural Studies

179

60

239

Program of Cinema and Audiovisual

37

12

49

5357

7884

13241

Medical Sciences

TOTAL

*Semester Sep 2012Feb 2013


Areas of study with the highest number of students MAJOR

STUDENTS

Medicine and Surgery

1426

Accounting and Auditing

1312

Nursing

947

Bussiness Administration

638

Jurisprudence

606

Architecture

493

Civil Engineering

463

Dentistry

410 *Semester Sep 2012-Feb 2013


POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM

• In 2012 the university offered 29 postgraduate programs,

among Masters and Specializations, with 749 students.

• Masters

• Specializations

19 10


TEACHING

Semester Sep 2012- Feb 2013 • Whitin Faculties and Programs the university has 981 teachers. 59% of them are head teachers and 41% are contracted. No se puede mostrar la imagen en este momento.

SEMESTER

N° STUDENTS

Sep 2011 – Feb 2012

938

Sep 2012 – Feb 2013

981


14 PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS IN EXECUTION

• PROMAS (Water and Soil Management Program)

• PYDLOS (Population and Local Sustainable Development Program)

• CESEMIN (Metallic and Nonmetallic Mineral Analysis Service Center ) • CEA (Environmental Studies Center)

• CESPLA (Social and Latin America Political Studies Center) • CEFA (Artistic Training Center)

• ACORDES (Organizational Development Accompanying Group) • Spanish Language Program for Foreigners • VLIR/IUC Program


14 PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS IN EXECUTION

• Research Office Projects and Programs • «City of Knowledge» • «University City»

• Environmental Compensation Fund

• DIES-DAAD Project - UC and MUAS cooperation program


UNIVERSITY SERVICES • Archaeological Museum • Chemistry Labs

• Engineering Labs

• Medical Clinic Office • Dental Clinic

• CEDIUC (Child Development Center)

• CREDU (Recreation and Sports University

Center) • Consumer Cooperative • University Store • Printing house


UNIVERSITY SERVICES • Orchid garden

• Acupuncture Center • Law Office

• Veterinary clinic

• Balzaín Event Center

• Biomedical Research Center

• “Carlos Cueva Tamariz” Theater

• CEFA (Artistic Training Education Center) • “Juan Bautista Vázquez” Library


• VLIR Program

RESEARCH

- 7 vertical projects of research - 1 transversal project • SENESCYT Funds • CEREPS Funds • DIUC Funds • Faculties • and more.


THANK YOU…

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