Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara

Introduction

The University is proud to be thoroughly Mexican and, at the same time, to emphasize its orientation to international education. The UAG has some of the best educational facilities in the country, covering an area of more than 10 million square feet, distributed in 5 campuses in the area of Guadalajara city: Main Campus (C.U.), the Institute of Biological Sciences, the Health Sciences Campus, and the University in the Community (UNICO). The UAG also owns other campuses in the states of Colima, Nayarit and Tabasco. In addition, the UAG has two hospitals, one Experimental Agricultural Center and three university hotels and convention centers.

The UAG has a current enrollment of more than 15,000 students, 85% of whom are Mexican, while 15% come from 25 different countries. The institution employs around 300 full-time and 900 part-time, highly qualified, faculty members. Within the areas mentioned above, the UAG offers 38 undergraduate programs, more than 60 master’s programs and graduate specializations, 3 doctoral degrees and 15 associate degree programs.

The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara has always been distinguished among Mexican universities by its long and fruitful participation in international education initiatives, which are coordinated and supported by its International Programs Office (DPI), which is the main link between the UAG and many international institutions worldwide.

Throughout its history, the UAG has preserved its Mexican roots and cultural values, while, it is also recognized both at home and abroad as an internationalized university. The UAG has graduated tens of thousands of foreign students all through the seventy eight years of its existence.

The UAG is worldwide recognized in the education field because of its excellent academic programs and its active involvement in the most relevant international organizations such as: IAUP (International Association of University Presidents), OUI-IOHE (Inter-American Organization for Higher Education), UDUAL (Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean), CONAHEC (Consortium for North America Higher Education Collaboration), and GULERPE (The Latin American Group for the Rerorm and Improvement of Education), among others.

The UAG has participated in study abroad organizations such as: NAFSA (Association of International Educators), EAIE (European Association for International Education), CIEE (Council on International Education Exchange) and AIEA (Association for International Education Administrators), just to mention a few.

The UAG holds cooperation agreements with more than 100 institutions from all over the world. Therefore, UAG students and faculty members are provided with outstanding opportunities to participate in many training and mobility programs abroad.

Additionally, around 2,000 degree seeking students from other countries come to UAG to benefit from our broad range of academic programs, mainly in the field of medicine. Foreign students can also participate in our exchange programs for one or two semesters, or they can also come independently to study our Spanish Language and Culture courses.

The International Programs Office of the UAG has implemented a series of specially tailored programs in all academic areas with a number of international higher education institutions to fulfill certain specific needs. Such programs can last from one week up to a whole year, from joint master’s degree programs to advanced courses, summer terms, special programs, custom made programs, joint research projects, etc.

In order to expand its international dimension, the UAG created the Center for Asian and Latin American Studies, the Center for Canadian Studies and the International Language Center.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish

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Master's Degree In Computer Science

Campus Full time 1 year July 2018 Mexico Guadalajara

Train teachers capable of developing robust and advanced software systems, using methods and tools to design, build, analyze, test, manage and maintain software systems by improving techniques and tools to produce high quality software. [+]

Studying the Master of Computer Science at UAG Program Objective Train teachers capable of developing robust and advanced software systems, using methods and tools to design, build, analyze, test, manage and maintain software systems by improving techniques and tools to produce high quality software. Competitive advantages It has teachers and highly regarded in academia and researchers in the productive sector. The professional may specialize in three main areas: software engineering, formal methods or distributed computing. Its curriculum is structured based on the competencies defined by industry. It has laboratories and high-tech equipment in accordance with the requirements of the program. Prepares the graduate to participate in technological developments, new product generation and project management. They included in your plan materials studies aimed at certification of students. Graduate profile It shall apply the fundamentals of computer science and software engineering design and systems analysis. It will plan, design, implement and perform actual testing software projects, using software tools. It apply problem solving techniques, scientific method and mathematics in design and systems analysis. You have ability to design software. It will optimize software systems. Areas of Professional Performance software development companies. Certifying software companies. Companies in any industry that have department. Institutions of higher education. Research projects. Program Description school quarterly periods: January April May August September December Oriented software development. Study and management of technologies, tools and methodologies in the area. Flexible curriculum. Highly qualified teachers. Obtaining grade Collect the appropriations indicated in the curriculum. Develop a research paper. Examination of... [-]

Master

Expertise In Digital Animation

Campus Full time 1 year July 2018 Mexico Guadalajara

Prepare professionals in digital animation, capable of giving based and innovative problems graphic communication through planning solution, production and marketing of products and services competitive animation at national and international level with high ethical and humanist sense. [+]

Studying the Masters in Digital Animation UAG Program Objective Prepare professionals in digital animation, capable of giving based and innovative problems graphic communication through planning solution, production and marketing of products and services competitive animation at national and international level with high ethical and humanist sense. Competitive advantages It is the first graduate program in animation, in addition to developing the skills of generating three-dimensional models digitally, includes the dimensions of planning and marketing. It is an inclusive program, considering your profile entrance to Graphic Design related professions, such as Architecture, Industrial Design, Engineering, Interior Design and Communication, among others. This strategy aims to make animation, an integrated tool profile. Our teachers with academic degrees of Master and PhD, as well as being trained in teaching animation, practice their profession, so that guide students in their training and integration with the professional environment. The design of the curriculum can choose to study the level of specialty or completing studies until the Masters, achieving obtain title and professional certificate in both cases. The link with the CIPAE (Intelligence Center to Support Entrepreneurs) of the UAG, adviser in the incubation and development of animation companies according to the professional profile. Applicant Profile They are considered as potential candidates graduates of the Degree in related Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Architecture, Interior Design and Landscaping, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering and careers that are in the field of digital animation an opportunity to increase professional strengths they are already theirs, for undergraduate training that supports... [-]

Expertise In Manufacturing Systems

Campus Full time 1 year July 2018 Mexico Guadalajara

Strengthen the area of ​​Manufacturing processing companies through the optimization of production systems, considering for it each of the elements that are part of the production chain. Apply techniques and tools of quality and productivity that lead to the pursuit of excellence. Promote the development of research in areas such as design and process optimization, design and development of new products and integration of production systems. [+]

Study Master of Manufacturing Systems in UAG Program Objective Strengthen the area of ​​Manufacturing processing companies through the optimization of production systems, considering for it each of the elements that are part of the production chain. Apply techniques and tools of quality and productivity that lead to the pursuit of excellence. Promote the development of research in areas such as design and process optimization, design and development of new products and integration of production systems. Competitive advantages Having a managerial approach in the design, development and implementation of manufacturing systems. Having a faculty featured in your area, with high academic vocation and international recognition. Having updated simulation systems processes. Having an education system with a focus on practical application, based on multidisciplinary groups formed by students from different companies, profession and work areas. Carrying a curriculum and schedule according to the needs of the work environment and productive sector. Promote research to develop new products and processes through the implementation of projects of qualification after the program ended. Having efficient communication channels in academic continuity Bachelor-Specialty-Master. Applicant Profile Professionals involved and / or interested in the processes involved directly or indirectly in the production system of the company. It is required and take responsibility for availability and taste: Daily reading. Making teamwork. Conducting research and application. Making constant improvements in their working environment. Program Description For the degree required: Collect the appropriations indicated in the curriculum. Develop application project and / or research. A defense of your application project and... [-]

Expertise In Renewable Energy

Campus Full time 1 year July 2018 Mexico Guadalajara

The MSc in Renewable Energy offered the UAG is a response to this need of society, the environment and the market, when the development of alternative energies, rational use of energy and the consequences of climate change become increasingly important. [+]

Study Master in Renewable Energy in UAG Program Objective Renewable energy sources are a reality in modern Mexico. In photovoltaic technology there is a greater than 20 MW generating capacity and only in 2011, the installed capacity was doubled in our country. However, our nation has potential to grow in all renewable energy technologies, particularly in solar thermal and the use of hydrogen and biomass. The accelerated penetration of renewable energy technology represents an opportunity for job creation, but also a challenge in terms of the formation of human capital. In this regard, the country needs specialists in both the efficient use of existing sources, as in the design, implementation, operation, monitoring and maintenance of alternative technologies. The MSc in Renewable Energy offered the UAG is a response to this need of society, the environment and the market, when the development of alternative energies, rational use of energy and the consequences of climate change become increasingly important. Competitive advantages -Our commitment is embodied with a team of senior teachers, including foreigners and Mexicans; specialists in power generation from renewable resources, biofuels and climate change. The Center for Sustainability and Renewable Energy (CSER), integrates teams of teachers and students of the Master of Renewable Energy, who are currently working in lines of applied research in the use of hydrogen for electricity generation in the production of biodiesel and climate change. The CSER drew up the Emissions Inventory of Greenhouse Gases for the state of Jalisco with the participation of students of... [-]

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