昆卡天主教大学

Av. de las Américas, Cuenca

  • Private高校性质
  • Low研究成果
  • 15,557学生人数
  • 700教员人数

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 Created on October 7, 1970, Universidad Católica de Cuenca began activities in the face-to-face mode with the careers of Agronomy, Commercial Engineering, Administration and Accounting; and Chemical Engineering. In 1977 I incorporated the careers of Medicine, Nursing; and Jurisprudence, Social and Political Sciences. Currently the face-to-face modality of the Catholic University of Cuenca, distributes its academic offer in 25 undergraduate degrees and 14 postgraduate programs strategically distributed in the Cuenca Headquarters, Azogues Headquarters, Macas Headquarters and the Extensions of Cañar and San Pablo de la Troncal.The University as a fundamental part of its actions in the Organizational Principles that are: Affordability, Accessibility, Adaptability and Acceptability with what it must:

 

 

  • Regularly provide quality academic services that meet the requirements of applicants and society, as well as the legal and regulatory requirements applicable to Higher Education institutions.
  • Seek to increase the satisfaction of students and society as a whole through the effective application of an Institutional Development Model that accounts for the complexity of university processes, including those of continuous improvement to ensure the quality of compliance with the requirements of the company and the applicable laws and regulations;
  • Contribute to the current and future transformation of society.

 

 


Among the strengths that stand out at the University are:

  • Existence of audiovisual media, production units and community support units.
  • Have a Center for research, innovation and technology transfer with unique laboratories in the area and the country.
  • Infrastructure and management capacity in postgraduate programs. (Classrooms, laboratories, clinics).
  • Wide academic offer of projects and programs in various provinces of the country with their own infrastructure.
  • Diagnosis Unit, Psychopedagogical Research and Inclusion Support DIPSAI as a reference at the zonal level.
  • Dentistry career with national recognition, differentiated by its infrastructure, research laboratories, clinic, equipment and social focus.
  • Gradual and sustained growth of the Brand in the Region.
  • Have a competent team of national and international researchers.
  • Academic day and flexible hours according to the demand of society.
  • Authorities, academic and administrative staff committed and with a sense of belonging.
  • Most nominated private university in quota policies at the country level.
  • Administrative capacity and strong managerial support to establish relationships with national and international organizations.
  • Availability of the first Digital Manufacturing Laboratory (Fab Lab), at the service of the community.
  • Availability of a residence for researchers.

 

 

 

Language teaching programs at the Catholic University of Cuenca are planned and executed through its Language Center, an attached institution that provides services to its students and the different cities where it operates (Cuenca, Azogues, Macas, Cañar and La Troncal) , through the offer of face-to-face and non-face-to-face courses, as well as translations, placement, proficiency and proficiency exams, seminars of various kinds that are of interest to citizens. Currently, the languages ​​taught at the Language Center are English and French, the latter through an agreement with the French Alliance Institute. In total, around three thousand five hundred students take English and French courses each semester in the facilities that have laboratories and specific software for language teaching.

The Language Center of the Catholic University of Cuenca both in its headquarters and in its headquarters and extensions is in charge of the accreditation of proficiency in a second language at the level required by law. Consequently, its main objective is to train students in a second language, according to the requirements determined in the curricular networks of the careers and the Internal Regulations of the Academic Regime in force with the quality standards proposed by the Common Framework of Reference for the Languages.

The Catholic University of Cuenca offers an education based on the realities and needs of young people in the 21st century. This makes it possible to have international students from countries such as Chile, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Spain and the United States. In this manner, these professionals return to their countries of origin with new perspectives, skills and global abilities that allow them to contribute to their societies in their different areas of training.

93% of the students identify themselves as mixed race; 5% belongs to other nationalities, and the last 2 % recognized themselves to other ethnic groups recognized in the country. We work on the southern area with the Azuay, Cañar and Morona Santiago provinces. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in both face-to-face and online/distance learning. Our branches are located in Azogues and Macas; the extensions are cities of Cañar and San Pablo de La Troncal. We also support centers in Mendez, Quito, Tena and Zamora.

Extracurricular activities contribute to the acquisition of cognitive and social skills of the students. These activities involve them in different proposals that are posed directly by the students. It is through student leadership that a committee that creates projects that involve even the university community. 

It is important to consider the wide range of extracurricular activities in which students can participate and become aware of this type of experience as part of their training and individual development. These activities develop around their interests while helping in the construction of their identity.

We offer Track, Basketball, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Judo, Volleyball, and Racquet Ball. 

In the fine arts field, we offer: dance, folk music, poetry and painting. We also offer declamation and photography. These aspects promote and strengthen the physical and intellectual skills of the students.

Students live off campus. In the case of those who come from other cities or countries usually find housing facilities near the university. 

However, in the Ricaurte parish, the University has the Miracielos Casa de Estancia Universitaria which can accommodate up to 20 researchers and/or exchange students working on research activities or internships in the academic area. This facility is equipped with a recreational area, kitchen, laundry, dining room; high speed internet access, as well as basic services that guarantee a comfortable stay, surrounded by a beautiful country landscape that invites reflection and serenity.

When applicants have selected a career, they will register for pre-registration in the form that appears on the page www.ucacue.edu.ec or in the following link, in which the following information must be entered: select the career, identification number, surname names, date of birth, marital status, nationality, whether or not you have a disability, home address, telephone number, cell phone number , email, secondary level institution, bachelor's degree major, graduation year, graduation grade. After completing the registration, proceed with the payment corresponding to the registration.

Once the applicants conclude the registration process, they will be able to enter the leveling-induction course, as planned in each career.

After having approved the leveling-induction course, applicants will be able to enroll in the first cycle in the selected career, through the website of the Catholic University of Cuenca.

Graduates from the Catholic University of Cuenca are considered an essential part of the university community. The 2020 report from the Graduate Monitoring area showed the employability data and curricular aspects regarding the professionals from the last three years: 2017-2018-2019. The total of graduates is 4,474 and the sample was carried out on 3.076 of them. 

Of the 3,076 (100%) surveyed graduates, 1,759 (57.18%) are currently working; while 1,317 (42.82%) are studying, looking for a job and spending time with their families.

Of the 1,759 (57.18%) graduates who are working, 619 (35.19%) have managed to get their first job within 6-12 months after their graduation or finishing their medicine internships. 

Of the 1,759 (57.18%) working professionals, 1,293 (73.51%) work in their professional field; for 466 (26.49%) graduates their work is unrelated to their professional field. 

About

 Created on October 7, 1970, Universidad Católica de Cuenca began activities in the face-to-face mode with the careers of Agronomy, Commercial Engineering, Administration and Accounting; and Chemical Engineering. In 1977 I incorporated the careers of Medicine, Nursing; and Jurisprudence, Social and Political Sciences. Currently the face-to-face modality of the Catholic University of Cuenca, distributes its academic offer in 25 undergraduate degrees and 14 postgraduate programs strategically distributed in the Cuenca Headquarters, Azogues Headquarters, Macas Headquarters and the Extensions of Cañar and San Pablo de la Troncal.The University as a fundamental part of its actions in the Organizational Principles that are: Affordability, Accessibility, Adaptability and Acceptability with what it must:

 

 

  • Regularly provide quality academic services that meet the requirements of applicants and society, as well as the legal and regulatory requirements applicable to Higher Education institutions.
  • Seek to increase the satisfaction of students and society as a whole through the effective application of an Institutional Development Model that accounts for the complexity of university processes, including those of continuous improvement to ensure the quality of compliance with the requirements of the company and the applicable laws and regulations;
  • Contribute to the current and future transformation of society.

 

 


Among the strengths that stand out at the University are:

  • Existence of audiovisual media, production units and community support units.
  • Have a Center for research, innovation and technology transfer with unique laboratories in the area and the country.
  • Infrastructure and management capacity in postgraduate programs. (Classrooms, laboratories, clinics).
  • Wide academic offer of projects and programs in various provinces of the country with their own infrastructure.
  • Diagnosis Unit, Psychopedagogical Research and Inclusion Support DIPSAI as a reference at the zonal level.
  • Dentistry career with national recognition, differentiated by its infrastructure, research laboratories, clinic, equipment and social focus.
  • Gradual and sustained growth of the Brand in the Region.
  • Have a competent team of national and international researchers.
  • Academic day and flexible hours according to the demand of society.
  • Authorities, academic and administrative staff committed and with a sense of belonging.
  • Most nominated private university in quota policies at the country level.
  • Administrative capacity and strong managerial support to establish relationships with national and international organizations.
  • Availability of the first Digital Manufacturing Laboratory (Fab Lab), at the service of the community.
  • Availability of a residence for researchers.

 

 

 

Language teaching programs at the Catholic University of Cuenca are planned and executed through its Language Center, an attached institution that provides services to its students and the different cities where it operates (Cuenca, Azogues, Macas, Cañar and La Troncal) , through the offer of face-to-face and non-face-to-face courses, as well as translations, placement, proficiency and proficiency exams, seminars of various kinds that are of interest to citizens. Currently, the languages ​​taught at the Language Center are English and French, the latter through an agreement with the French Alliance Institute. In total, around three thousand five hundred students take English and French courses each semester in the facilities that have laboratories and specific software for language teaching.

The Language Center of the Catholic University of Cuenca both in its headquarters and in its headquarters and extensions is in charge of the accreditation of proficiency in a second language at the level required by law. Consequently, its main objective is to train students in a second language, according to the requirements determined in the curricular networks of the careers and the Internal Regulations of the Academic Regime in force with the quality standards proposed by the Common Framework of Reference for the Languages.

The Catholic University of Cuenca offers an education based on the realities and needs of young people in the 21st century. This makes it possible to have international students from countries such as Chile, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Spain and the United States. In this manner, these professionals return to their countries of origin with new perspectives, skills and global abilities that allow them to contribute to their societies in their different areas of training.

93% of the students identify themselves as mixed race; 5% belongs to other nationalities, and the last 2 % recognized themselves to other ethnic groups recognized in the country. We work on the southern area with the Azuay, Cañar and Morona Santiago provinces. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in both face-to-face and online/distance learning. Our branches are located in Azogues and Macas; the extensions are cities of Cañar and San Pablo de La Troncal. We also support centers in Mendez, Quito, Tena and Zamora.

Extracurricular activities contribute to the acquisition of cognitive and social skills of the students. These activities involve them in different proposals that are posed directly by the students. It is through student leadership that a committee that creates projects that involve even the university community. 

It is important to consider the wide range of extracurricular activities in which students can participate and become aware of this type of experience as part of their training and individual development. These activities develop around their interests while helping in the construction of their identity.

We offer Track, Basketball, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Judo, Volleyball, and Racquet Ball. 

In the fine arts field, we offer: dance, folk music, poetry and painting. We also offer declamation and photography. These aspects promote and strengthen the physical and intellectual skills of the students.

Students live off campus. In the case of those who come from other cities or countries usually find housing facilities near the university. 

However, in the Ricaurte parish, the University has the Miracielos Casa de Estancia Universitaria which can accommodate up to 20 researchers and/or exchange students working on research activities or internships in the academic area. This facility is equipped with a recreational area, kitchen, laundry, dining room; high speed internet access, as well as basic services that guarantee a comfortable stay, surrounded by a beautiful country landscape that invites reflection and serenity.

When applicants have selected a career, they will register for pre-registration in the form that appears on the page www.ucacue.edu.ec or in the following link, in which the following information must be entered: select the career, identification number, surname names, date of birth, marital status, nationality, whether or not you have a disability, home address, telephone number, cell phone number , email, secondary level institution, bachelor's degree major, graduation year, graduation grade. After completing the registration, proceed with the payment corresponding to the registration.

Once the applicants conclude the registration process, they will be able to enter the leveling-induction course, as planned in each career.

After having approved the leveling-induction course, applicants will be able to enroll in the first cycle in the selected career, through the website of the Catholic University of Cuenca.

Graduates from the Catholic University of Cuenca are considered an essential part of the university community. The 2020 report from the Graduate Monitoring area showed the employability data and curricular aspects regarding the professionals from the last three years: 2017-2018-2019. The total of graduates is 4,474 and the sample was carried out on 3.076 of them. 

Of the 3,076 (100%) surveyed graduates, 1,759 (57.18%) are currently working; while 1,317 (42.82%) are studying, looking for a job and spending time with their families.

Of the 1,759 (57.18%) graduates who are working, 619 (35.19%) have managed to get their first job within 6-12 months after their graduation or finishing their medicine internships. 

Of the 1,759 (57.18%) working professionals, 1,293 (73.51%) work in their professional field; for 466 (26.49%) graduates their work is unrelated to their professional field. 

University highlights

LatAm University Rankings

  • 2021
    #401+
  • 2022
    #351-400

Student & Staff

Total students
15,557

7%
93%

Total faculty staff
700

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700

Total students
15,557

7%
93%

Total faculty staff
700

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Campus locations

Posgrados - La Estancia,

Vía a Patamarca , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010115

Centro de Apoyo Zamora,

Pio Jaramillo Alvarado , Zamora , Ecuador , 190101

Centro de Apoyo Tena,

Andrés Rizo , Tena , Ecuador , 150101

Centro de Apoyo Quito,

Eustaquio Blanco , Quito , Ecuador , 170511

Sede Macas,

Capitán José Villanueva , Macas , Ecuador ,

Sede San Pablo de La Troncal,

Av. 25 de Agosto , La Troncal , Ecuador , 030450

Extensión Cañar,

Vía Chaglaban , Cañar , Ecuador , 030204

Sede Azogues,

Av. Ernesto Che Guevara , Azogues , Ecuador , 030101

Academia TV,

Sócrates , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010101

Centro de Idiomas,

Borrero , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010105

Casa Administrativa - Odontología,

Av. de las Américas , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010101

Centro de Investigación, Innovación y transferencia Tecnológica (CITT),

Vía a Bibín , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010162

Educación Continua,

Bolivar , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010111

Unidad Académica de Ciencias Sociales,

Vargas Machuca , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010104

Unidad Académica de Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación,

Vargas Machuca , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010104

Unidad Académica de Administración,

Bolivar , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010104

Medicina - Hospital Universitario,

Manuel Vega , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010105

Ingeniería Agronómica - Veterinaria - Enfermería,

Panamericana Norte , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010108

Unidad Académica de Ingeniería, Industria y Construcción,

General Torres , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010101

Educación - Psicología Clínica - Bioquímica y Farmacia,

Tarqui , Cuenca , Ecuador , 010101

+ 17 More Locations

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