Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas

HE Institution
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
Autonomous University of Zacatecas


Institutional postal address: 
Jardín Juárez 147 Col. Centro CP 98000
Latin America and Caribbean

Mission / Vision

The Autonomous University of Zacatecas "Francisco Garcia Salinas" is an autonomous, public, critical, democratic and mainstream institution that educates, through quality programs, competent, innovat we and socially recognized citizens; and that, through its substantial functions of teaching, research, and community outreach. It promotes the reduction of social inequality and the sustainable development of the state, the region and the country, in strict adherence to the principles of transparency, austerity, oqtimization and   adequate management of resources, sustainability and respect for human rights by promoting social inclusion, gender equality in humanities, art, science and cultural development.

The Autonomous University of Zacatecas "Francisco Garcia Salinas" is viewed as a modern and leading edge ‹nstitu tion, that meets educational needs. It is projected among the best public institutions of higher education in the country and prevails as the most important in Zacatecas, oy contributing to solving the main problems of regional and national development, forging the future with art, science and cultural development.


Implement a new teaching-learning model to educate students to be responsible for their environment as well as innovative and dynamic students.

Teaching learning process with a theoretical-practical linkage

Teaching under flexible curricular modalities, of inter-institutional mobility (national and international).

Educate professionals to be capable to intervene in different scenarios; real, desirable, possible and prospective

Favor the total and harmonious development of the subjective potentialities of the students with tutorial support

Shape creative, cr ItinaI, i eflec tive and purposeful students

Main activities

The academic model of the UAZ integrates an academic-investigative education based on principles and values that give body to an institutional philosophy where social commitment, sustainability, critical, reflective, purposeful, supportive and humanistic thinking stand out. IN the context of the society of knowledge, the communication and information of the UAZ educational model us supported by a vision inscribed in the social, gender, economic, multicultural and multidisciplinary reality.


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government