University of Guadalajara

Street: Av. Juárez No. 976, Colonia Centro
Postcode: 44100
City: Guadalajara
Country: México
Phone: +52 (33) 3134 2222
IRO Contact
+52 (33) 3630 9591, 3630 9890

History and Objectives

The University of Guadalajara was created in 1792. It is a public decentralized body of the State of Jalisco Government, which enjoys autonomy, judicial personality and personal property. Its main goals are to train and provide continuing education services in all levels; to organize, carry out, foster and disseminate scientific, technological and humanistic research; to rescue, preserve, promote and disseminate culture and; to work in cooperation with other academic authorities to promote high quality education. Nowadays it represents the second largest and most important public university in Mexico.

Governing Team

University Council (Community and Corporate Relations Council, Controller and university of Guadalajara Foundation), General Rector (Council of Rectors, Executive Vice-rector and General Secretary) and Social Council.


6 Metropolitan University Centers in Guadalajara and 8 Regional University Centers in the rest of the State of Jalisco.

International Programmes

  • QUEBEC Exchange Programme
  • Cooperation with Universities in Spain, Colombia, USA, Mexico, Germany
  • collaboration with USJAL
  • Region Centro-Occidente de ANUIES agreement (staff mobility)
  • ISEP
  • PMESAN-Nord America Mobility Project


Two Calendars, March to July and September to January.


  • Human Studies
  • Languages
  • Economy, Administration and Finance
  • Education and Values
  • Electronic, Systems and Computer
  • Socio-cultural Studies
  • Socio-political and Juridical Studies
  • Philosophy and Humanities
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Commercial Exchange Process
  • Technological and Industrial Process
  • Health, Psychology and Society
  • Habitat and Urban Development
  • Social Integration


  • Environmental Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Engineering of Food
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Net and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Commerce Area Administration
  • Finance Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Architecture
  • Communication Sciences
  • Educational Science
  • Political Science and Public Management
  • International Commerce
  • Public Accountancy
  • Law
  • Design
  • Philosophy and Social Science
  • Psychology
  • Industrial Relations
  • International Relations
  • Technology of Information
  • Administration
  • Communication, Speeding of Science and Culture
  • Human Development
  • Electronic Design
  • Education and Cognitive Process
  • Social Philosophy
  • Management of Educational Institutions
  • Habitat Social Management
  • Applied Informatics
  • Engineering for the Quality
  • Global Commerce
  • Politics and Public Management
  • Psycotherapy
  • Constitutional Law
  • Scientific-Social Studies
  • Philosophy of the Education
  • Inter-institutional Studies