University for International Cooperation


UCI (Universidad para la Cooperación Internacional: “UCI” for its acronym in Spanish) is an institution created for the purpose of offering outstanding formation, of the highest quality, in professions and cutting edge areas of knowledge, vital to sustainable development. As a part of its global vision and its commitment with sustainability, UCI maintains world-class bases of research projects and strategic alliances.

The UCI concept is built on a global and well-connected platform. It is a virtual laboratory for didactic production that enables mutual exchange and benefit among the world’s countries.

UCI has accumulated two decades of experience in forming leaders in multiple sectors.

UCI is accredited, as a private university, by the Republic of Costa Rica´s “Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada” (CONESUP, for its acronym in Spanish, is the National Council for Private Superior University Education) and by the United Mexican States´ “Sistema Educativo Nacional” (the Mexican National Education System).

UCI accounts more than 3,000 alumni, from 50 of the world’s countries, in the 5 continents. This network of professionals demonstrates UCI’s commitment to innovative education and sustainable development.

UCI uses cutting edge educational tools, dynamic learning scenarios, different modalities for earning international titles, professors who are experts in their professional areas, and innovative classroom schemes (virtual, attendance, and mixed), in line with the current paradigm of competencies, which today´s society expects graduate level professionals to have.


Training professional leaders who are capable of identifying challenges and taking the lead to initiate the required changes in the economic, environmental, socio-cultural and political development of Latin America and the Caribbean.


The UCI strives to be a leading organization of higher education in Latin America in the fields of research, human resource training and development, and integration of countries in the region.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish


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