Laureate International Universities :TrustworthyLaureate International Universities is dedicated to providing access toqua...
Welcome to Laureate International Universities. Ourglobal network includes more than 60 trusted, innovative,and high-quali...
A Message from President William                                     Jefferson Clinton                                    ...
Universidad Europea de Madrid, spain                                                               UNITEC, Mexico       A ...
dedicated to providing high-quality                                                                                       ...
Laureate Centers of Excellence: The very best for  careers in hospitality management, culinary arts,  art, architecture, a...
In 2010, President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and    42nd President of the United States, ...
Speaking at Universidad                     Active participants indel Valle de México“In the last nine years, the         ...
Kofi universities attract top leaders   Top        AnnanTony Blair   from around the worldAl Gore          Our reputation ...
Mario Vargas Llosa, writer and recipient of the                 Shirin Ebadi, lawyer, judge, and recipient of the 2003    ...
Latin America     Brazil                                       Chile                                       Ecuador     Bus...
MEXICO                                                                              – Universidad del Desarrollo Profesion...
Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM)     Ranked one of the top three private universities in São Paulo     Established in 19...
Business School São Paulo (BSP)Ranked among the best business schools in Latin AmericaFounded in 1995, BSP focuses on the ...
Centro Universitário ibmr (IBmr)     Ranked No. 1 in psychology and physical therapy in Rio de Janeiro     Established in ...
Escola Superior de Administração Direito e Economia (ESADE)Ranked among the 10 best colleges in the state of Rio Grande do...
Centro Universitário do Norte (UNINORTE)     The largest private institution of higher education in the state of Amazonas,...
Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS)Ranked the No. 1 private university in the state of Bahia; has award-winning law schoolFoun...
Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter)     Ranked among the top three Centro Universitários in the state of Rio ...
Universidade Potiguar (UnP)Leading private university in the state of Rio Grande do NorteUnP, founded in 1981, is a region...
Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB)     The largest university in Chile; ranked among the top three private institutions     o...
Corporate Social 	        U.N.’s Global Compact Executive Office; Marine Biology Research Center;Responsibility	          ...
Instituto Profesional AIEP     One of the largest technical and professional institutes in Chile     Founded in 1960, AIEP...
Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)Second largest university in Chile and a pioneer in broadening access to higher educatio...
UNIVERSIDAD VIÑA DEL MAR (UVM)     UVM is one of the leading regional private universities in Chile’s Valparaiso region   ...
Universidad Americana (UAM)One of the leading private higher education institutions in Costa Rica in physical therapyFound...
UNIVERSIDAD LATINA DE COSTA RICA     The most accredited and largest private university in Costa Rica; leader in health sc...
Accreditation	         N                        ational Council of Higher Education, National Accreditation System for Hig...
Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)     Top-ranked private education institution in Ecuador     Founded by a group of educa...
Accreditation and	        National Council of Higher Education, National Council of Evaluation andOrganizational status	 A...
Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC)     Recognized as the most prestigious private university in Honduras    ...
Student Enrollment	       16,000Awards/Recognition	       R                           ecognized as the most prestigious pr...
Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)     Recognized by Mexico’s Secretary of Public Education as an “Excellent Acade...
Awards/Recognition	        F                            irst private institution to earn “Excellent Academic Institution” ...
Universidad del Valle de México (UVM)     Largest private university in Mexico, ranked one of the country’s top ten univer...
Student Enrollment	   114,000Awards/Recognition	    anked among the top 10 overall private universities in Mexico (2011 IP...
Universidad Interamericana de Panamá and     Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT)     Two of the l...
Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN)High-quality and affordable higher education for PeruEstablished in 1994, UPN educates ...
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)     One of the leading private institutions of higher education in Peru   ...
Awards/Recognition	       R                           anked among the leading private institutions of higher education in ...
Europe         FRANCE                                   ITALY                                    Switzerland         École...
GERMANY                                                                             – BiTS (Business and Information      ...
European University Cyprus (EUC)     The first and only university in Cyprus and Greece to be awarded     the ECTS Label b...
École Centrale dElectronique (ECE)Ranked among the top five private engineering schools in FranceFounded in 1919, ECE is a...
École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE)     Ranked among the top 20 business schools by Le Point     Founded in 1968...
Institut Français De Gestion (IFG)Leader in corporate-sponsored education for working adults in FranceFounded in 1956, IFG...
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  1. 1. Laureate International Universities :TrustworthyLaureate International Universities is dedicated to providing access toquality higher education that is focused on student outcomes. We havebeen entrusted by students, families, governments, and communitieswith the most important responsibility of any nation: the education of itspeople. At the center of everything we do is trust, built on our reputationfor integrity and our record of meeting our commitments to the studentsand the communities we serve.
  2. 2. Welcome to Laureate International Universities. Ourglobal network includes more than 60 trusted, innovative,and high-quality institutions of higher education in 29countries, each one focused on meeting the needs of itslocal community and committed to positive outcomes forits students.Our network provides opportunities for students, facultymembers, and staff to connect, share ideas, and extendtheir academic expertise across borders and aroundthe world.We are committed to the success of each of themore than 675,000 students who are pursuing theireducation on one of the more than 150 campuses inour worldwide network or online. Our commitmentextends to our global community of students, alumni,faculty, and families, and to the employers who hireour graduates.Together, our network’s institutions are focused on ashared mission of making education more accessibleso that more students can pursue their dreams andenrich their communities.I invite you to learn more about the Laureate network.You’ll see that when our students succeed, countriesprosper and societies benefit.Douglas L. BeckerChairman and Chief Executive OfficerLAureate Education, Inc. 1
  3. 3. A Message from President William Jefferson Clinton Honorary Chancellor of Laureate International Universities It is my great pleasure A Messageyou to Laureate International Jefferson Clinto to introduce from President William Honorary Chancellor of Laureate International Univer Universities, the world’s leading international network of private universities. In my role as Honorary Chancellor of Laureate International Universities, I have had the privilege of meeting students, faculty and It is my great pleasure to introduce you to Laureate International Universities, the alumni at Laureate institutions in Brazil, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico, international network of private universities. In my role as Honorary Chance International Universities, I the United the privilege ofplace, I found the faculty an Peru, Spain, Turkey, and have had States. In each meeting students, William J. Clinton, students bright, well-informed, and engaged, and the institutions institutions in Brazil, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Turkey, and th 42nd President of the focused on providing high-quality, innovative, and truly global education. each place, I found the students bright, well-informed, and engaged, and the i United States, speaking providing high-quality, innovative, and truly global education. at Centro Universitário Because we live in the most interdependent, interconnected age in human do Norte in Manaus, Brazil Becausethe ability ofthe nations to progress and interconnected age in human his history, we live in all most interdependent, to co-exist peacefully is “Many of the jobs in the 21st nations to progress and and accessibility of education for all citizens. directly tied to the quality to co-exist peacefully is directly tied to the quality and century, even in developed education for all citizens. countries, will not require a Laureate institutions help students, young and old, achieve their university degree. But almost dreams, and in doing so, help to improve their home countries and Laureate institutions help students, young and old, achieve their dreams, and all the new jobs will be create a world of more widely shared opportunity and responsibility. improve their home countries and create a world of more widely-shared oppo created by people who have responsibility. inspiring characteristics of the Laureate community is One of the most a university degree.” its commitment to social change. The impact Laureate students have One of the most inspiring characteristics of the Laureate community is its com on their communities is profound. In my own work with the Clinton change. The impact Laureate students have on their communities is profound with the Clintonwe seek to foster collaboration among collaboration among gov Global Initiative, Global Initiative, we seek to foster governments, the private sector and non-governmental organizations, sharing best sector and nongovernmental organizations, sharing best practices and knowle specific commitments to and securing world’s most pressingto practices and knowledge address the specific commitments problems. Studen throughout the Laureate International Universities network are engaged in similar address the world’s most pressing problems. Students and communities to be a part the their efforts. throughout of Laureate International Universities network are engaged in similar work, and I am proud to be a part of their efforts. Laureate students are not only preparing themselves to solve our world’s futu already making it a betteronly preparing themselves to solve our world’s Laureate students are not place today. future challenges, they are already making it a better place today. Sincerely, Sincerely, President William Jefferson Clinton President William Jefferson Clinton Honorary Chancellor, Laureate International Universities Honorary Chancellor Laureate International Universities2
  4. 4. Universidad Europea de Madrid, spain UNITEC, Mexico A global network of quality higher education The demand for quality postsecondary management, information technology, or in a campus-based institution— education continues to outpace available law, and medicine. receive an international educational resources in cities, states, and nations experience with programs designed to Every institution within the Laureate as ever-increasing numbers of students cross borders while meeting the needs of network defines its identity, programs, are reaching for the opportunities that local communities and economies. and approach based on the needs of higher education provides. Laureate students in its own community. Each of Best-practice curricula and degree International Universities responds by our institutions has its own culture and programs are shared across our network. opening doors to higher education in institutional profile and is guided by Students and faculty members worldwide communities and countries worldwide. local leadership. Relationships among all can participate in international double- Our approach is based on a powerful Laureate institutions are enriched with and dual-degree programs. Study abroad global network of higher education shared curricula and degree programs, and student exchange opportunities, as institutions set on firm local foundations, and faculty and student exchange well as faculty exchanges, enrich the but with an international mindset. opportunities. educational experience. Laureate International Universities Our community is vast and diverse, embracing Laureate students, faculty, Innovative Catalyst for students, alumni, faculty, and institutions form an academic alumni, families, and the employers who Access and Excellence hire our graduates. The thread that Institutions in the Laureate network community throughout North America, connects all of our institutions is a listen and respond to the changing needs Latin America, Europe, North Africa, shared commitment of trust, quality, of communities, countries, and Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. The innovation, and internationality, along economies. Demand is increasing for Laureate International Universities access to quality higher education network includes more than 60 with an unyielding focus on student outcomes that meet the real-world needs programs that prepare today’s students accredited campus-based and online for the jobs of the future. Because of students, employers, and communities. universities. Laureate institutions offer meeting this demand is a financial hundreds of different undergraduate, Education that is International challenge beyond the existing resources master’s, and doctoral degree programs We live in an interconnected world of of many nations, we actively engage in fields including architecture, art, shared economies, businesses, governments, regulators, and accreditors business, culinary arts, design, education, technologies, environments, and cultures. worldwide who know our reputation for engineering, health sciences, hospitality Our students—whether enrolled online fulfilling our commitments to access and 3
  5. 5. dedicated to providing high-quality postsecondary education. Our institutions not only meet the quality standards set by their country’s regulatory and accrediting bodies, they are often among the highest ranked within their country, region, or discipline. European University Cyprus Laureate International Universities has earned the trust of students, parents, quality, and providing education that is By focusing on the future needs of employers, communities, and focused on local needs. employers, we prepare students not just governments. We have earned this trust for graduation, but for jobs in fields by developing a track record of Leader in Online Education with projected long-term demand. performance and transparency, by Laureate is meeting the growing global nurturing and celebrating the deep local Laureate institutions are united by our demand for higher education through roots of each Laureate institution, and vision of value, as defined by our quality institutions such as Walden by holding every institution to the students and those who employ them. University and the University of Liverpool highest standard of integrity and Curricula are designed to help Laureate Online. Walden University, for example, accountability. students achieve a return in the global has students from more than 120 marketplace on their education Accreditation, shared best practices, countries enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s, investment. and our dedication to student and doctoral programs in fields such as In many countries, improving prosperity satisfaction and student outcomes education, nursing, counseling, requires creating programs that support our commitment to become the management, psychology, public world’s most trusted name in higher administration, public health, information address the needs of working education. technology, and health sciences. professionals and adult learners. These students, many of whom may not have Students trust us to help them achieve Laureate is the exclusive e-learning had the opportunity to complete or even their dreams and ambitions. Parents partner of the University of Liverpool, begin an undergraduate degree, often trust us to prepare their children for one of the United Kingdom’s top must balance work and school in the a better future. We are trusted to be research-led universities. Its pursuit of their goals. In Latin America, active participants in the communities international online programs include North America, Asia, Europe, or North where we operate. Governments trust us an MBA and DBA, a Master of Science Africa, working adults want to expand with their most important commitment: in Information Systems Management, their skills, enrich their lives, and the education of their people. and a Master of Science in Forensic contribute to their communities. Committing our institutions to become Psychology and Criminal Investigation. Laureate institutions provide programs the most trusted names in higher Delivering Student Outcomes specifically tailored to meet the needs education is a privilege—and a for the Real World of these students. responsibility. Our success in meeting Laureate institutions listen to local An International Reputation this responsibility is measured by the businesses, industries, governments success of our students in graduating, and employers so we can respond to the Based on quality and Trust achieving their career goals, and fast-changing needs of our global Every institution in the Laureate contributing to the growth of their economy. International Universities network is local communities.4
  6. 6. Laureate Centers of Excellence: The very best for careers in hospitality management, culinary arts, art, architecture, and design Institutions in the Laureate International China. (All rankings are according to Domus Academy is the only private arts Universities network are recognized as a global survey conducted by Taylor academy in Italy ranked among the Top among the very best in the world for Nelson Sofres in 2010.) 30 in the world by Bloomberg higher education in hospitality BusinessWeek. Nuova Accademia di Belle management and culinary arts, and Also among the best is Kendall College, Arti Milano (NABA) is the first private fine art, architecture, and design. These ranked No. 1 in Chicago for preparing arts academy in Italy officially recognized institutions collaborate to make their students for culinary arts and by the Italian Ministry of Education. academic programs available to hospitality management careers, in a students worldwide. Laureate has survey of Chicago’s leading hotels and Media Design School is New Zealand’s top established these institutions as Michelin Guide restaurants. The top institution of higher education in digital Centers of Excellence. By combining rankings also include Blue Mountains design and is a global leader in visual innovative curricula, career-focused International Hotel Management School, effects and 3-D animation programs. degrees, and international locations, which is ranked the No. 1 hospitality our Centers of Excellence provide management school in the Australasia NewSchool of Architecture and Design students throughout the network with region for an international career. is one of only five schools in the professional and academic experiences western United States with NAAB- and skills to succeed in management Laureate Centers of Excellence for accredited undergraduate and graduate positions, as creative professionals, Education in Art, Architecture, and architecture programs. Santa Fe and as global citizens. Design are in India, Italy, New Zealand, and the United States. University of Art and Design is one of the only universities in the U.S. with Laureate Centers of Excellence India’s Pearl Academy of Fashion, for professional production and post- for Education in Hospitality example, has been ranked the best production studios where movies have Management and Culinary Arts include Switzerland’s Glion Institute private fashion institute in India by the been made, such as No Country for Old of Higher Education and Les Roches Hindustan Times. Men and True Grit. International School of Hotel Management—ranked among the top three international hospitality management schools worldwide for an international career. Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Marbella is ranked No. 1 in Spain among international hotel management schools, and Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College is ranked the No. 1 international hospitality management school inKendall College International Culinary Competition 5
  7. 7. In 2010, President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, accepted the role of Honorary Chancellor of the world’s largest university network —Laureate International Universities. As Honorary Chancellor of the Laureate Spain, Turkey, and the United States this trust. I have visited Laureate International Universities network, to speak to students, faculty, and the institution campuses, met with President Clinton advises the Laureate communities they serve. faculty and administrators, and group of universities in areas such as “Laureate International Universities is a talked to students. I have seen the social responsibility, youth leadership, global network of institutions of higher impact Laureate makes in the local and increasing access to higher education dedicated to improving the communities and countries it serves. education. He has encouraged civic quality of higher education and Throughout these experiences, I engagement and youth leadership on student outcomes. When Doug Becker saw Laureate exemplify the same important social issues during his asked me to serve as Honorary principles of innovation, social appearances at Laureate university Chancellor, my decision came down responsibility, and interconnectedness campuses and in print and online entirely to trust. The fact that people I that I worked to advance during my messages to students in the Laureate trust are involved with Laureate is presidency and now through my network. President Clinton has visited important to me. From my visits to foundation. And because of these Laureate universities in Brazil, Laureate institutions, I came to see things, I was honored to accept the Germany, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, firsthand what Laureate does to earn role of Honorary Chancellor.”6
  8. 8. Speaking at Universidad Active participants indel Valle de México“In the last nine years, the our communities student body of this university All of the institutions in the Laureate International Universities has increased fourfold, to network are active participants in the communities where more than 100,000, and your they operate. Students, faculty members, and staff rankings within Mexico have throughout our network volunteer to provide social services risen from 17th to fifth. That proves that you can maintain and academic and outreach programs for communities around quality and involve more and the world. more people in getting the education they need to do well Targeted outreach programs play an integral role in students’ in the 21st century.” learning experience, pooling their talents with professors and program beneficiaries for the greater good. Services include free or low-cost medical, dental, legal, and special education services, as well as countless other collaborative programs from the spectrum of Laureate International Universities fields of study. In addition to local initiatives provided by each of our institutions, Laureate is actively involved with many international non-profit organizations dedicated to strengthening communities worldwide, including the International Youth Foundation. The Sylvan/Laureate Foundation has awarded more than $13 million to more than 100 non-profit organizations that support the best practices in teaching and training worldwide.President Bill Clinton speaking at Walden Universidad del Valle de MéxicoUniversity’s 46th graduation ceremonyphoto by Zef Nikolla 7
  9. 9. Kofi universities attract top leaders Top AnnanTony Blair from around the worldAl Gore Our reputation for positive student outcomes and our commitment to the communities we serve have helped us earn the trust of leaders, governments, and nations. Global leaders have addressed our students, visited our campuses, and in some cases acceptedJosé Luis Rodríguez Zap honorary degrees from our universities. Here are some of the Laureate appearances: Kofi Annan, former U.N. secretary-general—BiTSMario Vargas Llosa (Business and Information Technology School), Germany Tony Blair, former prime minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland—BiTS, Germany; Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, Brazil; UniversidadJosé María Aznar Europea de Madrid, Spain; and Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey Al Gore, former vice president of the United States —BiTS, GermanyRecep Tayyip Erdogan President Barack Obama (then U.S. Senator) and Senator John McCain—Presidential Youth Debate, Walden University, United States José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, former prime ministerShirin Ebadi of Spain—Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain Shirin EbadiNelson MandelaAntonin ScaliaAlvaro UribeAl GoreLech Walesa ˘ Recep Tayyip Erdogan Mario MolinaMario Molina 8 Tony Blair Nelson Mandela
  10. 10. Mario Vargas Llosa, writer and recipient of the Shirin Ebadi, lawyer, judge, and recipient of the 2003 2010 Nobel Prize in literature, honorary doctoral Nobel Peace Prize, honorary doctoral degree— degree—Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain and Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile; Mr. Vargas Llosa is also Nelson Mandela, former South African presidentpatero a director of the Real Madrid International School– and Nobel Peace Prize winner, honorary doctoral Universidad Europea de Madrid degree by six institutions in the Laureate International José María Aznar, former prime minister of Spain, Universities network—Universidad Europea de Madrid, honorary doctoral degree —Universidad Andrés Spain; Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile; Walden University, Bello, Chile; Universidad de las Américas, Ecuador United States; Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Peru; Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey; and Universidad de las Recep Tayyip Erdo˘ an, prime minister of Turkey, g Américas, Ecuador honorary doctoral degree—Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain Antonin Scalia, U.S. Supreme Court justice, honorary doctoral degree and honorary faculty member— Mario Molina, scientist and recipient of the 1995 Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Peru Nobel Prize in chemistry, honorary doctoral degree—Universidad del Valle de México, Mexico Álvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia, honorary doctoral degree—Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile; Lech Walesa, former president of Poland and Nobel President Uribe also visited Unitec, Honduras Peace Prize winner, honorary doctoral degree— University Europea de Madrid, Spain; President Walesa also visited BiTS, Germany Barack Obama Lech Walesa Kofi Annan 9 Mario Vargas Llosa
  11. 11. Latin America Brazil Chile Ecuador Business School São Paulo has IEDE Escuela de Negocios is Universidad de Las Américas was been ranked No. 1 in Brazil and recognized by América Economía ranked the No. 1 private education No. 2 in Latin America by QS and Capital as one of the top university in the country by Consejo Top MBA Global 200 Business graduate business schools in Chile Nacional de Educación Superior School Report. and Latin America. (CONESUP). Universidade Anhembi Morumbi is Universidad Andrés Bello is ranked Honduras ranked one of the top three private among the top 10 universities in the UNITEC is the most accredited universities in São Paulo, according country in Qué Pasa magazine, and private university in the country. to Guia do Estudante. it is recognized as Chile’s leading private university by Barómetro de Mexico Universidade Salvador, for the eighth la Educación Superior 2011. Universidad del Valle de México is year in a row, has been recognized the largest private university in as having one of the top 10 M.B.A. Costa Rica Mexico and has been ranked one of programs in Brazil by Guia Você Universidad Latina de Costa Rica the top 10 universities in Mexico S/A—Melhores MBAs do Brasil. is the most accredited and largest for eight consecutive years by private university in the country. the IPSOS survey published by UniRitter in Porto Alegre was Reader’s Digest magazine. recognized by the Ministry of Education as among the top three Centro Universitários in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. PAGE BRAZIL PAGE CHILE 12 Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM) 20 Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) 13 Business School São Paulo (BSP) 21 Escuela Moderna de Música 14 Centro Universitário IBMR (IBMR) 21 IEDE Escuela de Negocios 15 Escola Superior de Administração Direito e Economia (ESADE) 22 Instituto Profesional AIEP 16 Centro Universitário do Norte (UNINORTE) 23 Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) 17 Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS) 24 Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM) 18 Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter) 19 Universidade Potiguar (UnP) COSTA RICA 19 Faculdade dos Guararapes (FG) 25 Universidad Americana (UAM) 19 Faculdade Unida da Paraíba (UNPB) 26 Universidad Latina de Costa Rica10
  12. 12. MEXICO – Universidad del Desarrollo Profesional (UNIDEP) – Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) – Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC) PANAMA – Universidad Interamericana de Panamá (UIP) – Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT) HONDURAS – Centro Universitario Tecnológico (CEUTEC) ECUADOR – Universidad Tecnológica – Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) Centroamericana (UNITEC) COSTA RICA – Universidad Americana (UAM) – Universidad Latina de Costa Rica PERU – CIBERTEC – Instituto Tecnológico del Norte (ITN) – Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) BRAZIL – Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN) – Business School São Paulo (BSP) – Centro Universitário do Norte (UNINORTE) CHILE – Centro Universitário IBMR (IBMR) – Escuela Moderna de Música – Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter) – IEDE Escuela de Negocios – Escola Superior de Administração – Instituto Profesional AIEP Direito e Economia (ESADE) – Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) – Faculdade dos Guararapes (FG) – Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) – Faculdade Unida da Paraíba (UNPB) – Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM) – Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM) – Universidade Potiguar (UnP) – Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS)PAGE ECUADOR PAGE PANAMA28 Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) 36 Universidad Interamericana de Panamá (UIP) 36 Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT) HONDURAS30 Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC) PERU31 Centro Universitario Tecnológico (CEUTEC) 37 Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN) 37 Instituto Tecnológico del Norte (ITN) MEXICO 38 Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)32 Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC) 39 Cibertec33 Universidad del Desarrollo Profesional (UNIDEP)34 Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) 11
  13. 13. Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM) Ranked one of the top three private universities in São Paulo Established in 1970, UAM is recognized for its pioneering character and innovative academic programs. The school offers state-of-the-art laboratories, training centers, and libraries. Campus Locations Five campuses in São Paulo Academic Areas A rchitecture, Arts, Business Administration, Law, Communications, Design and Fashion, Education, Engineering/Technology, Health Sciences, and Tourism/ Hospitality Management Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate, Graduate, and Post-Graduate Flagship Programs D ual-degree programs with Laureate International Universities partner institutions: École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur, Glion Institute of Higher Education, and Universidad Europea de Madrid Accreditation Brazilian Ministry of Education Student Enrollment 29,000 Awards/Recognition R anked one of the top three private universities in São Paulo according to Guia do Estudante 2011 with 93 stars; ranked the best school of Arts, Architecture, Design, and Fashion in Brazil for two years in a row according to Guia do Estudante 2011; Learning Infrastructure of the Year award for its Health Sciences Training and Simulation Center (Santander Universidades Award-Guia do Estudante Category) Corporate Social Corporate Social Responsibility Department; “I AM” social entrepreneurship Responsibility in partnership with the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation and the program International Youth Foundation; citizenship education programs; health clinics and SPA school with free services for the community Web Site www.anhembi.br BRAZIL12
  14. 14. Business School São Paulo (BSP)Ranked among the best business schools in Latin AmericaFounded in 1995, BSP focuses on the development of business leaders with a strong international perspective.Campus Locations Four campuses in São PauloAcademic Areas M anagement, Leadership, International Business, Information Technology, and StrategyDegrees/Certificates M.B.A.s, Master’s, and Executive Education programsFlagship Program Executive M.B.A.Accreditation B razilian Ministry of Education, ANAMBA (Brazilian National Association of M.B.A.s), member of AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), member of EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), full academic member of the Executive MBA Council, and CLADEA (Latin American Council of Management Schools)Student Enrollment 1,000Awards/Recognition R anked No. 1 in Brazil and No. 2 in Latin America by QS Top MBA Global 200 Business Schools Report; also ranked among the best business schools in Brazil and Latin America by América Economía magazine and Você S/A magazines and EDUNIVERSAL; the first business school in Brazil to offer an executive M.B.A. totally in EnglishWeb Site www.bsp.edu.br BRAZIL 13
  15. 15. Centro Universitário ibmr (IBmr) Ranked No. 1 in psychology and physical therapy in Rio de Janeiro Established in 1974, IBMR has been highly recognized in its main academic areas. Campus Locations T hree campuses in Rio de Janeiro: Barra da Tijuca, Botafogo, and Catete Academic Areas Health Sciences, Hospitality Management, and Business Administration Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate and Graduate Flagship Programs P sychology, Physical Therapy, Hospitality (with Glion Institute of Higher Education), and Culinary Arts (with Kendall College) Accreditation Brazilian Ministry of Education Student Enrollment 3,000 Awards/Recognition anked No. 1 in psychology and physical therapy programs in Rio de Janeiro R by the Brazilian Ministry of Education’s annual testing program (ENADE) Corporate Social Strong commitment to providing psychology and physical therapy services to Responsibility the poorest areas of Rio de Janeiro Web Site www.ibmr.br BRAZIL14
  16. 16. Escola Superior de Administração Direito e Economia (ESADE)Ranked among the 10 best colleges in the state of Rio Grande do SulEstablished in 2004, ESADE focuses on preparing entrepreneurs in all academic areas and on meetingthe needs of small and medium-sized enterprises.Campus Locations Three campuses in Porto AlegreAcademic Areas A ccounting, Business Administration, Economics, Law, Psychology, Quality Management, Systems Analysis and Development, Marketing, and NursingDegrees/Certificates Undergraduate and GraduateFlagship Programs Business Administration, Law, and PsychologyAccreditation Brazilian Ministry of EducationStudent Enrollment 3,000Awards/recognition R ecognized by the Ministry of Education as among the top three Escolas in the city of Porto Alegre and among the 10 best in the state of Rio Grande do SulCorporate Social EMPRETEC, an entrepreneurship program sponsored by the United Nations;Responsibility Legal Support CenterWeb Site www.esade.edu.br BRAZIL 15
  17. 17. Centro Universitário do Norte (UNINORTE) The largest private institution of higher education in the state of Amazonas, Brazil Established in 1994, UNINORTE offers students academic programs that ensure the development of the values, skills, and knowledge needed for success in the Brazilian job market. Campus Locations M ultisite campus locations in Manaus, Amazonas, Northern Brazil Academic Areas H ealth Sciences, Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Law, Business Administration, Engineering, Architecture, and Information Technology Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate, Graduate, and Post-Graduate Flagship Programs Health Sciences, Education, and Law Accreditation Brazilian Ministry of Education Student Enrollment 28,000 Awards/Recognition L argest center for teacher training and education in the state, according to INEP-Brazilian Institute of Educational Studies and Research Corporate Social Pro bono legal services and psychology and health clinics; partnership with local Responsibility non-governmental organizations for literacy and environmental education projects Web Site www.uninorte.com.br BRAZIL16
  18. 18. Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS)Ranked the No. 1 private university in the state of Bahia; has award-winning law schoolFounded in 1972, UNIFACS is ranked as the No. 1 private university in Bahia by the Brazilian Ministry ofEducation. The law school at UNIFACS has been recognized as one of the best law schools in Brazil by theBrazilian Bar Association, and its M.B.A. program has been ranked among the top 10 in Brazil.Campus Locations Nine campusesAcademic Areas B usiness, Law, Communication, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Design, and Health SciencesDegrees/Certificates Undergraduate, Graduate, and Post-GraduateFlagship Programs L aw, M.B.A., and Distance LearningAccreditation Brazilian Ministry of EducationStudent Enrollment 17,000Awards/Recognition M .B.A. program ranked among the best in Brazil for nine consecutive years by Guia Você S/A—Best MBAs in Brazil; only private institution in the region recommended by the Brazilian Bar AssociationCorporate Social Focused on improving community living conditions through legal support andResponsibility clinics, community health programs, and environmental psychology consciousness programsWeb Site www.unifacs.br BRAZIL 17
  19. 19. Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter) Ranked among the top three Centro Universitários in the state of Rio Grande do Sul Founded in 1971, UniRitter is widely recognized for its law, architecture, and design programs and its proud tradition of providing quality higher education throughout the region. Campus Locations Two campuses in Rio Grande do Sul: one in Porto Alegre and one in Canoas Academic Areas A rchitecture and Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Design, Education, Information Systems, Systems Analysis and Development, Law, Business and Administration, and International Relations Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate, Graduate, and Post-Graduate Flagship Programs Law, Design, and Architecture Accreditation Brazilian Ministry of Education Student Enrollment 7,000 Corporate Social Legal Services Center Responsibility Awards/Recognition R ecognized by the Ministry of Education as among the top three Centro Universitários in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, and as No. 1 in the city of Porto Alegre Web site www.uniritter.edu.br BRAZIL18
  20. 20. Universidade Potiguar (UnP)Leading private university in the state of Rio Grande do NorteUnP, founded in 1981, is a regional leader in health sciences education. Its medical, dental, and healthsciences programs are among the most prestigious in the region.Campus Locations Four campuses in Natal and one in MossoróAcademic Areas E ngineering and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Communication and Arts, Law, Education, Business and Management, and Culinary ArtsDegrees/Certificates Undergraduate, Graduate, and Post-GraduateFlagship Programs Health Sciences and Culinary ArtsAccreditation Brazilian Ministry of EducationStudent Enrollment 30,000Awards/Recognition F irst private university in Rio Grande do Norte to receive a license to open a medical schoolCorporate Social Integrated health clinic facilities provide services to thousands of outpatientsResponsibility every yearWeb Site www.unp.brAlso in northeastern Brazil: Faculdade dos Guararapes (FG), Greater Recife, Pernambuco. Founded in 2001, FG offers Business Administration, Education, Health Sciences, Law, and Technology programs to 6,000 students. www.uniguararapes.com.br FACULDADE UNIDA DA PARAÍBA (UNPB), João Pessoa, Paraíba. Founded in 2005, UNPB offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Health Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Law, and Business Management to 2,000 students. www.unipb.com.br BRAZIL 19
  21. 21. Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) The largest university in Chile; ranked among the top three private institutions of higher education in the country Established in 1989, UNAB is a leading private university in Chile. Having received several research grants from the Chilean government and the World Bank-sponsored Millennium Research Program, UNAB is known for its academic rigor and research excellence. Campus Locations Seven campuses located in Santiago, Viña del Mar, and Concepción Academic Areas A rchitecture, Art and Design, Biological Sciences, Communication, Chemistry, Dentistry, Ecology and Natural Resources, Economics and Business Administration, Humanities, Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Hospitality Management, Law, Mathematics, Maritime Studies, Nursing, Physics, Rehabilitation Sciences, Social Sciences and Psychology Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate and Graduate Flagship Programs A ccredited doctoral and health sciences programs and medical school; Millennium Research Centers Accreditation and Chilean National Commission for Accreditation; first and only private university Organizational status awarded accreditation in research. UNAB is a not-for-profit institution. Student Enrollment 36,000 Awards/Recognition R ated as one of Chile’s top three private undergraduate and graduate institutions by Qué Pasa news magazine; ranked by the Institute for Scientific Information and SCImago as the leading private university in Chile in the number and impact of scientific publications; recognized as Chile’s leading private university in Barómetro de la Educación Superior 2010, conducted by Mori market research CHILE20
  22. 22. Corporate Social U.N.’s Global Compact Executive Office; Marine Biology Research Center;Responsibility Center for Sustainability; and several community clinics in health, dentistry, law, and psychologyWeb Site www.unab.clWorking in cooperation with UNAB and part of the Laureate International Universities network: E scuela Moderna de Música Established in 1940, Escuela Moderna de Música was founded to educate highly talented musicians and performance artists. Today the institution is a leader in excellence and quality in music and dance in Chile. www.emoderna.cl I EDE Escuela de Negocios Established in Chile in 1994, IEDE provides a wide range of graduate management programs. It is among the top three graduate management institutions in Chile, enrolling 3,000 students. IEDE is recognized by América Economía and Capital as one of the top graduate business schools in Chile and Latin America. IEDE is recognized for its innovative programs, use of the case study method, its international faculty, and its Doctor of Business Administration, which is delivered jointly with the University of Lleida, Spain. www.iede.cl 21
  23. 23. Instituto Profesional AIEP One of the largest technical and professional institutes in Chile Founded in 1960, AIEP prepares students for careers in the global job market. Campus Locations S ixteen campuses located in Calama, Antofagasta, La Serena, Viña del Mar, San Felipe, Santiago, Rancagua, Curicó, San Fernando, Concepción, Temuco, Los Ángeles, and Puerto Montt Academic Areas A rt and Design, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Communications, Construction and Civil Works, Cosmetology, Fashion Design, Health Sciences, Social Development, Sports, Sound and Television, Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, and Tourism Management Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate (Technical and Professional) Flagship Programs S cholarship to continue studies at Universidad Andrés Bello and executive program Accreditation C hilean National Commission for Accreditation (CNA) 2010 to 2014; AIEP has also obtained accreditation from the CNA for nine academic degree programs Student Enrollment 40,000 Awards/Recognition B ureau Veritas certificate award for Quality Management System for Technical Training Organizations; Quality Management System Certificate; and first Chilean postsecondary institution to receive ISO 9001:2008 certification Corporate Social Community health and social works campaigns Responsibility Web Site www.aiep.cl CHILE22
  24. 24. Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)Second largest university in Chile and a pioneer in broadening access to higher educationFounded in 1988, UDLA is a pioneer in broadening access to higher education throughout Chile.Campus Locations F our campuses located in Santiago, two in Concepción, and one in Viña del MarAcademic Areas A griculture; Veterinary Medicine; Art; Architecture, Design, and Construction; Business; Education; Engineering; Law and Social Sciences; Health Sciences, Psychology, and Rehabilitation; and CommunicationsDegrees/Certificates Undergraduate and GraduateFlagship Programs W orking-adult courses, work-study programs, Web-based math education labs, and a pioneer in a health sciences wellness approach to primary and secondary medical educationAccreditation and All nine pedagogic programs accredited by the Chilean National CommissionOrganizational status for Accreditation (CNA) 2010 to 2013. UDLA is a not-for-profit institution.Student Enrollment 26,000Awards/Recognition ertified in CPR training by the American Heart Association CCorporate Social Corporate Social Responsibility Department; social, legal, psychology, nutrition,Responsibility and veterinary clinicsWeb Site www.udla.cl CHILE 23
  25. 25. UNIVERSIDAD VIÑA DEL MAR (UVM) UVM is one of the leading regional private universities in Chile’s Valparaiso region Founded in 1988, UVM is focused on providing high quality and innovative higher education programs to prepare students for future success. CAMPUS LOCATION Campuses in Viña del Mar and San Felipe ACADEMIC AREAS A rchitecture and Design, Agricultural Sciences, Business Administration, Communication, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law and Social Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine DEGREeS/CERTIFICATES Undergraduate and Graduate FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS nternational Center of Spanish Teaching as a second language, certified I by the Instituto Cervantes from Spain. Student Exchange Programs in Latin America, USA and Europe with a diverse group of prestigious universities ACcREDITATION and Chilean National Commission for Accreditation (CNA) 2011 to 2014. UVM is a ORGANIZATIONAL STATUS not-for-profit institution. STUDENT ENROLLMENT 6,000 AWARDS/RECOGNITION R ated as one of the top 10 universities in the Valparaiso region by Qué Pasa magazine (the only private included in this ranking in 2011). The Psychology degree program was recognized as one of the best in the country in a report published by the Department of Education. CORPORATE SOCIAL Member of the UN Global Compact, with volunteer programs in environmental RESPONSIBILITY protection, health services, legal consulting and psychology. WEB SITE www.uvm.cl CHILE24
  26. 26. Universidad Americana (UAM)One of the leading private higher education institutions in Costa Rica in physical therapyFounded in 1998, UAM is ranked the leading private institution of higher education for physical therapy andwas recognized for having the largest program in mathematics in Costa Rica.Campus Locations Three campuses in San José, Cartago, and HerediaAcademic Areas A dvertising, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Graphic Design, Psychology, and Physical TherapyDegrees/Certificates Technical Diplomas, Undergraduate, and GraduateAccreditation National Council of Higher EducationStudent enrollment 6,000Awards/Recognition L eading physical therapy school in the country, according to Estado de la Educación en Costa Rica; biggest private program in mathematics education in the country, according to Estado de la Educación en Costa RicaWeb site www.uam.ac.cr Costa Rica 25
  27. 27. UNIVERSIDAD LATINA DE COSTA RICA The most accredited and largest private university in Costa Rica; leader in health sciences, hospitality, and graduate business administration programs In 2010, Universidad Latina and Universidad Interamericana joined to become the new Universidad Latina. By combining the strengths and specialties of each institution, Universidad Latina de Costa Rica offers access to more programs to students throughout Costa Rica. Campus Locations T wo campuses located in San José and Heredia, and eight regional sites in six provinces Academic Areas H ealth Sciences, Business Administration, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, Engineering and Architecture, Information Technology, Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, Humanities, and Education Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate and Graduate Flagship Programs ealth Sciences, Hospitality Management, and Graduate Business H Administration; dual-degree programs with Laureate International Universities partner institutions: Glion Institute of Higher Education and the Institute for Executive Development Costa Rica26
  28. 28. Accreditation N ational Council of Higher Education, National Accreditation System for Higher Education (SINAES), Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs of PMI (GAC) and Red Iberoamericana para la Acreditación de la Calidad de la Educación Superior (RIACES)Student Enrollment 33,000Awards/Recognition L argest private university in Costa Rica, according to Estado de la Educación en Costa Rica; leading graduate business administration program in the countryCorporate Social Dental clinic, legal advisory office, psychology clinic, student volunteerResponsibility projects, and programs to promote reading habits in primary schools; in 2010, developed a “Chair for Peace Education Dr. Óscar Arias Sánchez” (named in honor of former Costa Rican president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Óscar Arias Sánchez), to strengthen a culture of peace and dialogue in local communitiesWeb Site www.ulatina.ac.cr 27
  29. 29. Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) Top-ranked private education institution in Ecuador Founded by a group of educators and entrepreneurs in 1995, UDLA today is one of Ecuador’s leading universities. The university provides students with practical skills and training needed for the Ecuadorian labor market. Campus Locations T wo campuses in Quito Academic Areas A rchitecture, Business Administration and Economics, Communications, Engineering and Agricultural Sciences, Culinary Arts, Health Sciences, Hospitality Management and Tourism, Law, Medicine, Music, and Social Sciences Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate and Graduate Flagship Programs M edicine; M.B.A. dual-degree program with the Institute for Executive Development; Master’s in Intellectual Property in partnership with the World Intellectual Property Organization (the first of its kind in South America); Bachelors in Sports Marketing and Business in partnership with Real Madrid International School; Bachelors in Music in partnership with the Los Angeles Music Academy Ecuador28
  30. 30. Accreditation and National Council of Higher Education, National Council of Evaluation andOrganizational status Accreditation of Higher Education. UDLA is a not-for-profit institution.student Enrollment 9,000Awards/Recognition R anked the No. 1 private education university in the country by Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior (CONESUP)Corporate Social Preschool centers and hospitals in poor areas; support for youth foundationResponsibility Techo para mi País–Ecuador; recognized by government for best practices Un in hiring the disabled; Real Madrid UDLA Ecuador social and sports academy to help children with cancerWeb Site www.udla.edu.ec 29
  31. 31. Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC) Recognized as the most prestigious private university in Honduras Founded in 1987, UNITEC promotes the entrepreneurial spirit of its students. Campus Locations Three campuses: Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, and La Ceiba Academic Areas B usiness, Communications, Engineering, Information Technology Degrees/Certificates Technical/Vocational, Undergraduate, and Graduate Flagship Programs E ngineering; dual-degree programs with Laureate International Universities partner institutions: various programs with the Institute for Executive Development, including M.B.A. and master’s degrees in Finance and International Marketing Accreditation and Association of Private Central American Universities, Latin American Network Organizational status University Cooperation, Central American Agency for Accreditation of of Architecture and Engineering Programs, World Tourism Organization, ISO 9001:2008 accreditation for the Academic Teaching-Learning process. UNITEC is a not-for-profit institution. HONDURAS30
  32. 32. Student Enrollment 16,000Awards/Recognition R ecognized as the most prestigious private university in Honduras by Unimer Research International; Mondialogo Engineering Award from Chrysler and the U.N. Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization; Gold Award for UNITEC’s Chapter of the International Institute for Engineering; champions of the VIII Hispano-American Debate Tournament of the RLCUWeb Site www.unitec.eduWorking in cooperation with UNITEC and part of the Laureate International Universities network: Centro Universitario Tecnológico (CEUTEC) L aunched in 2005, CEUTEC provides working adults with Business Administration, Accounting, Graphic Design, and Information Technology degree programs. www.unitec.edu/ceutec 31
  33. 33. Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC) Recognized by Mexico’s Secretary of Public Education as an “Excellent Academic Institution;” holds the highest accreditation by the Federation of Mexican Private Institutions of Higher Education Founded in 1966, UNITEC is a leader in making higher education accessible in Mexico. Campus Locations Five campuses in Mexico City Academic Areas A rts and Design, Health Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, and Social Sciences Degrees/Certificates High School, Undergraduate (Traditional and Working Adult), and Graduate Flagship Programs H ealth Sciences, Social Sciences, and Business Administration Accreditation Federation of Mexican Private Institutions of Higher Education, National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education, Council for Accreditation of Higher Education, Latin American Union of Universities, and International Association for Continuing Education and Training. Student Enrollment 40,000 Mexico32
  34. 34. Awards/Recognition F irst private institution to earn “Excellent Academic Institution” recognition by the Secretary of Public Education; holds the highest accreditation by the Federation of Mexican Private Institutions of Higher EducationCorporate Social Fundraising for local charities, business incubator, and dentistry services onResponsibility c ampus; awarded the Social Responsibility Certificate by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy in 2010Web Site www.unitec.mxAlso part of the Laureate International Universities network in Mexico:Universidad del Desarrollo Profesional (UNIDEP)Founded in 2003, UNIDEP focuses on providing students with practical skills and training that preparesthem for professional success at affordable costs. UNIDEP serves 20,000 students through 33campuses located in 16 Mexican states. UNIDEP is accredited by the Secretary of Public Education.www.unidep.mx 33
  35. 35. Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) Largest private university in Mexico, ranked one of the country’s top ten universities; holds the highest accreditation by the Federation of Mexican Private Institutions of Higher Education Founded in 1960, UVM has become one of Mexico’s leading universities. Campus Locations Thirty-eight campuses in Mexico City and 21 Mexican states Academic Areas A rts and Design, Business, Education, Engineering, Medicine and Health Sciences, Hospitality Management, Law, and Social Sciences Degrees/Certificates High School, Undergraduate (Traditional and Working Adult), and Graduate Flagship Programs T wenty health sciences and seven medical schools; working-adult programs (executive undergraduate); master’s programs; and dual-degree programs with Laureate International Universities partner institutions: École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (France), Glion Institute of Higher Education (Switzerland), Universidad Europea de Madrid (Spain), and Walden University (United States) Accreditation Federation of Mexican Private Institutions of Higher Education, National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education, and Council for Accreditation of Higher Education. Mexico34
  36. 36. Student Enrollment 114,000Awards/Recognition anked among the top 10 overall private universities in Mexico (2011 IPSOS R survey published by Reader’s Digest magazine) for the eighth consecutive year; many UVM campuses ranked among the best in their local markets; holds the highest accreditation by the Federation of Mexican Private Institutions of Higher EducationCorporate Social José Ortega Romero Foundation; Institutional Center for Values; UVM AwardResponsibility Social Development for social entrepreneurs in partnership with the for Sylvan/Laureate Foundation and the International Youth Foundation; health, psychology, special education, legal, and economic services at the campus level; awarded 2009 and 2010 Social Responsibility Certificate granted by the Mexican Center for PhilanthropyWeb Site www.uvmnet.edu Universidad del Valle de México 35
  37. 37. Universidad Interamericana de Panamá and Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT) Two of the leading universities in Panama in business administration, hospitality management and health sciences Universidad Interamericana de Panamá, Panama City Founded in 1994, Universidad Interamericana de Panamá has the nation’s leading graduate program in business administration. Universidad Interamericana de Panamá has 7,000 students studying at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as in its language school. Best known for its Business Administration and its Hospitality and Tourism Management programs, Universidad Interamericana de Panamá also has programs in Maritime and Ports Administration. www.uip.edu.pa Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT), Panama City Founded in 1991, ULACIT is a leader in health sciences education in Panama. With 4,000 students, its flagship programs include Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing. ULACIT also has programs in Business Administration, Engineering, Information Technology, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, and Law. As a community service, it offers free and low-cost legal advice and dental clinics. ULACIT is a not-for-profit institution. www.ulacit.ac.pa Panama36
  38. 38. Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN)High-quality and affordable higher education for PeruEstablished in 1994, UPN educates leaders through high-quality programs based on an entrepreneurialspirit, global focus, and humanistic approach.Campus Locations Three campuses: one in Trujillo, one in Cajamarca, and one in LimaAcademic Areas B usiness and Management, Architecture and Design, Communications, Engineering, Health Sciences, Hospitality Management, Law, and PsychologyDegrees/Certificates Undergraduate, Graduate, and DoctorateFlagship Programs Industrial Engineering, Architecture, and Business AdministrationAccreditation Authorized by an act of the Peruvian CongressStudent Enrollment 13,000Web Site www.upnorte.edu.peWorking in cooperation with the Laureate International Universities network in Peru: Instituto Tecnológico del Norte (ITN) E stablished in 1984, ITN has two campuses located in Trujillo. Provides Business Administration, Graphic Design, and Information Technology degree programs to 3,000 students. ITN was the first institution accredited by the Peruvian Ministry of Education in La Libertad and is now part of Cibertec. www.itn.edu.pe PERU 37
  39. 39. Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) One of the leading private institutions of higher education in Peru Established in 1994, UPC is recognized for its innovation and academic excellence. UPC’s student- centered educational model is based on professional competencies, active learning, and specialized program courses. Campus Locations Two campuses in Lima Academic Areas rchitecture, Business, Communications, Contemporary Arts, Design, Economics, A Engineering, Medicine and Health Sciences, Hospitality Management, Law, and Human Sciences Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate and Graduate Flagship Programs A rchitecture, Medicine and Health Sciences, Business, and Contemporary Arts; working-adult bachelor’s and master’s programs; dual-degree programs with Laureate International Universities partner institutions: M.B.A., a Master’s in Business Law, and a Master’s in Project Management Accreditation A uthorized by a law approved by the Peruvian Congress; holds the highest level of recognition in Peru Student Enrollment 22,000 PERU38
  40. 40. Awards/Recognition R anked among the leading private institutions of higher education in Peru according to a study by Handsearch; awarded Marketing Hall of Fame Award in 2008; degree programs accredited by Consejo Latinoamericano de Acreditación de la Educación en Periodismo (CLAEP) and Instituto de Calidad y Acreditación de Carreras Profesionales de Ingeniería y Tecnología (ICACIT)Corporate Social Business plan competition for the disabled; Creatividad Empresarial contest;Responsibility technical secretariat of the certification ISO 26.000; Champions of Change awards program for social entrepreneurs in partnership with the International Youth Foundation and the Sylvan/Laureate FoundationWeb Site www.upc.edu.peWorking in cooperation with the Laureate International Universities network in Peru: CIBERTEC CIBERTEC has two campuses in Lima. Established in 1983, CIBERTEC offers high quality technical and vocational programs to more than 6,000 students in business, design, and information technology. www.cibertec.edu.pe 39
  41. 41. Europe FRANCE ITALY Switzerland École Supérieure du Commerce Domus Academy was ranked one of Glion Institute of Higher Education Extérieur is ranked among the the top design schools in the world and Les Roches International top 20 business schools by by BusinessWeek magazine. School of Hotel Management Le Point magazine. are ranked among the top NABA is the first private fine arts three international hospitality École Centrale d’Electronique is academy officially recognized by the management schools worldwide for ranked among the top six five- Italian Ministry of Education. an international career (according year engineering schools in France to a global survery conducted by by lEtudiant magazine and by SPAIN Taylor Nelson Sofres in 2010). lUsine Nouvelle. IEDE Business School was recognized as an excellent business school by EDUNIVERSAL. Universidad Europea de Madrid has nine master’s programs ranked among the top masters degree programs in Spain by El Mundo newspaper. PAGE CYPRUS PAGE Italy 42 European University Cyprus (EUC) 48 Domus Academy 49 Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA) FRANCE 43 École Centrale d’Electronique (ECE) SPAIN 44 École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE) 50 Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) 45 Institut Français de Gestion (IFG) 51 Real Madrid International School GERMANY 52 IEDE Business School 46 BiTS (Business and Information Technology School) 52 PROY3CTA, School of Building Construction, 47 btk University of Applied Sciences Architecture and Engineering 52 ESTEMA Escuela de Negocios 57 Roches International School of Hotel Les40 Management Marbella (LRM)
  42. 42. GERMANY – BiTS (Business and Information Technology School) UNITED KINGDOM – btk University of Applied Sciences – University of Liverpool SWITZERLAND FRANCE – Glion Institute of Higher Education (GIHE) – École Centrale – Les Roches International School of Hotel d’Electronique (ECE) Management (Les Roches) – École Supérieure du – Les Roches-Gruyère, University of Applied Commerce Extérieur (ESCE) Sciences (LRG–UAS) – Institut Français de Gestion (IFG) TURKEY – Istanbul Bilgi University PORTUGAL – Instituto Superior de CYPRUS Línguas e Administração (ISLA) – European University Cyprus (EUC) ITALY SPAIN – Domus Academy – Nuova Accademia di Belle – Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) Arti Milano (NABA) – Real Madrid International School – IEDE Business School – PROY3CTA, School of Building Construction, Architecture and Engineering – ESTEMA Escuela de Negocios – Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Marbella (LRMB)PAGE PORTUGAL United Kingdom53 Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração (ISLA) 60 University of Liverpool SWITZERLAND54 Glion Institute of Higher Education (GIHE)56 Roches International School of Hotel Management Les (Les Roches)57 Les Roches-Gruyère, University of Applied Sciences (LRG–UAS) Turkey58 Istanbul Bilgi University 41
  43. 43. European University Cyprus (EUC) The first and only university in Cyprus and Greece to be awarded the ECTS Label by the European Commission Founded as Cyprus College in 1961 and granted university status as European University Cyprus in 2007, EUC has a reputation for excellence in teaching, innovation, and research. EUC is the oldest private academic institution in Cyprus. Campus Locations Two campuses: one in Nicosia and one in Limassol Academic Areas A rts and Education, Business Administration, Economics and Finance, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Computer Science and Engineering, and Health Sciences Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctorate Flagship Programs Business, Education, Health Sciences, and Law Accreditation E valuation Commission of Private Universities, Ministry of Education and Culture, and Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cyprus Student Enrollment 4,000 Awards/Recognition T he first and only university in Cyprus and Greece to be awarded the ECTS Label by the European Commission; awarded Descartes Prize for “Excellence in Research” in Europe; partner of the World Economic Forum (Davos) for the Forum’s annual study on competitiveness; Investors in People Award; EFQM Committed to Excellence Award; Business Ethics Excellence Award Corporate Social Weekly community education programs; event titled “Promoting Health Responsibility T hrough Prevention. Our Social Commitment” in partnership with Esso; strong commitment to environmental sustainability through various initiatives Web Site www.euc.ac.cy CYPRUS42
  44. 44. École Centrale dElectronique (ECE)Ranked among the top five private engineering schools in FranceFounded in 1919, ECE is a pioneer in science and technology education in France.Campus Locations Two campuses in central ParisAcademic Areas E mbedded Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology and Energy, Information Technology and Healthcare, Information Technology and Quantitative Finance, Information Technology and Transport, Innovation and Design, and Telecommunications and NetworksDegrees/Certificates Undergraduate and GraduateFlagship Programs M aster’s degree in Engineering with majors in Embedded Systems, Information Systems, and Telecommunications and NetworksAccreditation and French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, CTI Schools of EngineeringOrganizational status Accreditation Board, and Conférence des Grandes Écoles. ECE is a not-for- profit institution.Student Enrollment 2,000Awards/Recognition anked among the top six five-year engineering schools in France by lEtudiant R magazine and by lUsine NouvelleCorporate Social Une grande école, pourquoi pas moi? (Why not a grande école for me?),Responsibility program that provides support to high school students in low-income a communities preparing for the competitive entrance to grandes écolesWeb Site www.ece.fr FRANCE 43
  45. 45. École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE) Ranked among the top 20 business schools by Le Point Founded in 1968, ESCE is a premier international business school. Campus Locations T wo campuses located in Paris and Lyon Academic Area International Business Degrees/Certificates Undergraduate and Graduate Flagship Program International Business Accreditation S tate-recognized Business School delivering an official Masters Degree, accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education (Grade de Master) and member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles Student Enrollment 2,000 Awards/Recognition R anked among the top 20 business schools by Le Point; member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE); member of Union des Grandes Écoles Indépendentes (UGEI) Web Site www.esce.fr FRANCE44
  46. 46. Institut Français De Gestion (IFG)Leader in corporate-sponsored education for working adults in FranceFounded in 1956, IFG provides management training and degree granting programs and certificates toexecutives throughout the country.Campus Locations N ine regional centers and 40 sites located throughout FranceAcademic Areas Finance, Human Resources, Management, and MarketingDegrees/Certificates Master’s degrees, “Homologation” Level 1 and Professional CertificatesFlagship Programs S trategic management, strategic marketing, and corporate financeAccreditation M anagement programs hold the highest possible accreditation (Homologation Level 1) from the French governmentStudent Enrollment 1,000Awards/Recognition O ne of the top 10 master’s degree programs in management delivered in FranceWeb Site www.ifgcnof.com FRANCE 45

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