Elías Rigoberto Ledesma Orozco
Director General for Global Engagement
The University of Guanajuato is a comprehensive, multi-campus university with almost 300 years of history. UG is a major research institution with 108 graduate and 74 bachelor programs in Arts, Health Sciences, Economics and Administration Sciences, Natural and Exact Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities, Life Sciences, and Engineering. UG has a total enrollment of 29,389 students in 4 Campuses across Guanajuato State, organized into 13 Divisions and 52 departments. The UG High School System has 15,311 students in 11 venues in the state of Guanajuato.
UG has over 330 laboratories and 569 researchers certified by the National System of Researchers of the Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT). Scientific and technological research is developed by 121 academic groups in an ideal environment for knowledge generation as well as technology transfer. UG also organizes every year its Summer Research Program, recognized internationally for its quality, offered to undergraduate and graduate students.
In terms of international collaboration, UG has more than 300 international agreements with over 190 international partners in 33 countries. It offers double degree programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels.