University La Salle Bajío
History and objectives
University La Salle Bajío has had a presence in the State for more than 50 years and was founded by Dr Manuel de Jesús Álvarez Campos, Brother of the Christian Schools, a man of iron will and an apostolic and visionary educator. His commitment to young people for education inspired him with the project of expanding the educational work of the brothers so that it would respond to the needs of higher education.
Inspired by the Lasallian heritage of faith, fraternity and service, the mission of University La Salle Bajío is the integral formation of people in order to collaborate in the construction of communities and social transformation, for which it is oriented towards a constant search for the truth about nature, man and God.
In Mexico, around 100,000 youth and children receive a Lasallian education in 60 educational centres of all levels. Of these, 15 are higher education Centers, including the University La Salle Bajío.
The governing bodies of the University are the Governing Board, formed by the Rector, Vice-Rectors and the Director of Administration.
The University has five campuses. Three are located in León, Guanajuato (Campestre, Juan Alonso de Torres and Américas), one in the City of San Francisco del Rincón and another one in the city of Salamanca.
The academic calendar is divided into two periods, the first from August to December and the second from February to July.
- Social Sciences and Humanities.
- Communication and Marketing.
- Engineering and Technologies.
- Tourism and Gastronomy.
37 Bachelor´s degrees.
57 Masters and Specialities.
3 Doctoral Programmes.
More than 60 courses and workshops.
The University is part of the Lasallian worldwide network of education.
Our students have the opportunity to carry out academic mobility activities in undergraduate programmes, research summers and professional internships.
Moreover, we are part of different organizations worldwide and we have collaboration agreements with diverse universities in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, the United States, Spain, France, the Philippines, Italy, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Peru, Puerto Rico and Korea.