Anáhuac Xalapa University





Address: Circuito Arco Sur s/n Lomas Verdes, Postcode 91098 Xalapa, Veracruz.
Country: Mexico.
Phone: +52 01 22 88 191515
IRO email

History and objectives

Anáhuac Xalapa University opened its doors on 30th August 1993 on the initiative of a group of Xalapa businessmen, led by Alfredo and Antonio Chedraui Obeso. Its first seat was the building of the School of Arts and Crafts, located in Priv. Antonio Chedraui Caram in the capital of the State of Veracruz.

The mission of the university is to contribute to the integral training of leaders of positive action and to promote institutionally the authentic development of the person and society, inspired by the values of Christian humanism.

Governing bodies

The governing bodies of Anáhuac Xalapa University are oriented to guarantee the fulfilment of the mission and institutional objectives, respecting the identity, philosophy and educational principles of the Network of Anahuac Universities, as well as the official legislation and institutional regulations.

The governing bodies of the university are the assembly of members, the governing board and its steering committee, and the rector.


Anáhuac Xalapa University has more than 20 hectares that combine ample green areas with innovative teaching tools and vanguard facilities.

Besides, the university is protected by the Tejar Garnica natural reserve, one of the most important in the State of Veracruz due to its diversity and natural beauty.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar is divided into two periods. The first runs from August to December and the second from January to July.

Academic departments

The academic areas of Anáhuac Xalapa University are the following:

  • Health Sciences.
  • Communication, Architecture, Art and Design.
  • Juridical and Social Sciences.
  • Business.
  • Engineering and Exact Sciences.

Academic programmes

Anáhuac Xalapa academic offer includes 25 graduate and 7 postgraduate programmes.

International programmes

Anáhuac Xalapa University maintains academic collaboration agreements with institutions in the United States, Canada, Ecuador, Spain, Italy, Germany, England, Colombia, Chile and Taiwan.

Moreover, it is a member of prestigious international organisations, which seek to improve higher education and contribute to building a better society, based on the human and academic development of its students. Among them, the Inter-American Organization For Higher Education and the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration.

Discover here more information on its international programmes (information available in Spanish).