Centro Universitario Ciudad Vieja
School is a part of college life in the country, organized with the aim to promote, encourage and foster a number of programmes and activities aimed at the training of students from different universities. Old City is open to all university students interested in their comprehensive development without discrimination of race, religion or social status. Thanks to them has become a hotbed of real college life by promoting a genuine coexistence among students, teachers and professionals from various careers and universities.
Centro Universitario de Occidente
In the year 1963, on the initiative of the Society of Advocates of the West, requested the Rector of the UES, dr. Fabio Castillo Figueroa, the founding of a regional centre for higher education, in Santa Ana, the most populated city in the western part of El Salvador, in order to accommodate the large student population in the departments of Santa Ana and Sonsonate Ahuachapan . On July 16, 1965, the Superior Council of the University UES, authorizes the creation of the University Center of the West, with headquarters in Santa Ana. Classes began in May 1966. Initially, only were given the common areas, but in 1971, began to provide career complete. The University Center of the West, also suffered repression of which he was victim, the generality of the UES, remain closed and occupied between 1972 and 1973 and again in 1980. Following the reopening in 1983, there was a period of decline for the political conjuncture who lived El Salvador. On June 4, 1992, the University Center of the West becomes Multidisciplinary Faculty. In 2001-2002, the buildings on the campus of Santa Ana, were extended at the initiative of the Rector, Maria Isabel Rodriguez.
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
The University of San Carlos of Guatemala was founded by Royal Charter from Charles II, dated January 31, 1676. University studies appear in Guatemala since the mid-sixteenth century, when the first bishop of the kingdom of Guatemala, Licenciado Don Francisco Marroquín, founded the College of St. Thomas, in the year of l562, for poor fellows, with the chairs of philosophy, law and theology. The property left for the college applied a century later to form the business assets of the University of San Carlos, together with the assets to which bequeathed to found, the largest mail Pedro Crespo Suarez. There was since the early sixteenth century, other colleges, such as the College of Santo Domingo and the College of St. Luke, who obtained temporary license to confer degrees. There were college since the sixteenth century, both in the College Tridentine as at the College of San Francisco, but not awarded degrees. The University of San Carlos achieved international standing, to be declared by the Pontifical Bula of Pope Innocent Xl issued dated June 18, 1687. In addition to chairs of his time: both rights (civil and canonical), medicine, philosophy and theology, included in their studies teaching of indigenous languages. During the colonial era, crossed their classrooms over five thousand students in addition to the scholastic doctrines were taught modern philosophy and thinking of British and French scientists of the eighteenth century. Its doors were open to all: Creole, Spanish, indigenous and among its first graduates are names of indigenous people and mining people. The competitions also chairs by opposition dating from that time and many of them Guatemalan triumphed humble origins, as Dr. Thomas Pech, of Indian origin and Dr. Manuel Avalos of Trinidad and Porres, a man of humble birthplace, to whom is attributed the foundation of scientific research at the University of San Carlos, on the evidence we have doctors experimental work, as transfusions and inoculations in dogs and other animals. The legislation envisioned since its initial stages, the value of the academic discussion, the comment books, courses and master classes. The freedom of judgement is sorted in its first statutes, which require knowledge of philosophical doctrines dialectical opposite, so that the effort benefited from the discussion with their contributions training college education.
Universidad del Istmo
The University of the Isthmus (UNIS) ventured into the field of education in Guatemala in 1996. Backed by the experience of three decades he owned the Institute of Women's Studies (IFES), was authorized in September 1997. On February 2, 1998 the university opened its doors with 210 students enrolled. The powers were the founders of Economics and Business Administration and Architecture and Design. In 2001 began operations School of Law. Three years later, he formed the Faculty of Communication, and in 2005 the Faculty of Education and the School of Engineering. The first act of graduation was in February 2003. And since it was organized two annual rankings. Since its foundation is a corporate work of Opus Dei. This means that the Opus Dei is entrusted with the doctrinal and moral guidance of the training provided. The anthropology background, which is the way to understand the man and society that has the UNIS, is a Christian anthropology. In the view of licensed Luis Roberto Sarmiento, Secretary General, UNIS has a big challenge: "The most important current project is to consolidate the existing powers they have to establish its credibility, must fight because it grows. The first decade of the university that initial growth was strong, the next ten years will be settlement and consolidation. "
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, founded in 1966, is a private university dedicated to finding, educating, and graduating the young men and women that Guatemala desperately needs to provide the talent, ideas and man power necessary to develop the society and economy of this growing country. Universidad del Valle produces professionals as well as trained technicians - responsible problem solvers who can address the challenges of a developing country. It educates professionals who can help Guatemala manage its priceless natural resources, promote an appreciation for its rich history and cultural diversity; improve its educational and health care systems; modernize its agriculture and food production; and above all else, secure for it a strong position in the world economy of the 21st. century. Universidad del Valle is building Guatemala’s future. For this purpose, the University’s academic programs are conceived and developed in response to the needs of the Guatemalan people; it offers a distinctive curriculum combining the broad, liberal arts approach of U.S. colleges with specialized training in the applied sciences. For almost forty years, Universidad del Valle has led the way in designing instruction, research, and outreach to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for Guatemala’s economic, cultural and scientific growth.
The first university with a technological focus in Guatemala was authorized by the Higher Council of Private Education on October 31, 2000. This new school has been the product of 27 years of work of the task force headed by Dr. Eduardo Suger, its founder and president. From 1978 to this date served as the Faculty of Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, FISICC, of the Universidad Francisco Marroquin. The University Galileo currently comprises 4 powers: The Faculty of Systems Engineering, Computer Science and Computer Science-FISICC, who has four majors: Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science Degree in Management Information Systems
Universidad Rafael Landívar
A life writing for 25 years The written at the University Rafael Landivar up its fourth century. The events that have marked the life of this university have been recorded in its pages, letters and photographs. In February 1982, one month's leave to light the first issue of Life University, its owner was, "Our University of mourning. He died its first rector. " That number, printed on newsprint tabloid size, expressing the line that govern this medium written report on the work of the life of the university, in its various expressions, academic, cultural and sporting activities. Today, 25 years after University life continues. And still with the certainty that his role is one of the most basic of human life: communicate. To date, that communication reaches beyond the central campus, namely the various regional headquarters. What constitutes a print run of five thousand copies. University life at its current stage, is composed of eight pages, black and white. Its design, which was carried out by July Lucero Valley, was inspired by the diaries of the great capitals of the world as, El Pais, Le Monde or The New York Times. But also, he wanted to change a little the traditional model of design that prevails in Central America, which includes a cover photo and a single note. Another aspect that pushed to take these models was precisely because it also allowed optimized space for the small number of pages that owns and then by streamlining to which obliges half like this for its attraction. In the course of these six months, Life University has announced something like three hundred fact sheets, including letters of opinion and research. The same a little more than two hundred photographs. A not inconsiderable number when one considers the large number of activities throughout the year performing the various units, addresses, schools, institutes, colleges and associations.
Universidad Rural de Guatemala
The synthesis that occurs, contains a brief history of the creation of the University Rural Guatemala, also focuses on the vision and mission of this institution. The paragraphs of the document, are intrinsically important to understand that the creation of the University responds to the needs of the country for the future through economic news worldwide, which is predicted by analysing the macroeconomic variables in the first half of the eighties, where he envisioned the creation of the UruralG. Importantly, this paper addresses the issue of how synthesized outlined, which may deepen and documented in future releases. In the first paragraph, which refers to the creation of the UruralG, highlights the fact see the future through mega global trends that were beginning to take shape, which contrasted with the reality of the country, to shape the vision and mission of the University. With the above in this paragraph, we can say that there is agreement on the origin of the constitutional autonomy of the Central National School of Agriculture, ENCA, with the creation of the University Rural Guatemala, as they are part of an analysis prepared for the commission joined for the purpose, in the face of great economic phenomena, which started to appear within the global context. Additional to that, part of the team that participated in the realization of the constitutional autonomy of the ENCA which was formed to initiate the founding of the University. This section refers to the empowerment of the original founding group with the addition of academics and businessmen on the project, some of which were selected to form the first authorities of the UruralG.