VISION: "UCI as a recognized reference for its educational - pedagogical model oriented to the care of life and the common future"
MISSION: “To train creative, bold and innovative leaders, with critical and collaborative thinking, aware of the importance of caring for life, good living and oriented towards building the future”
PURPOSE: “Build a University Community inspired and committed towards a constant transformation of the environment”
Its purpose is to deliver higher education to train professionals, researchers, university professors and/or technicians in various areas, of optimum scientific and humanistic quality at the service of society. the training of professionals, dissemination of culture and promoting academic research that promotes an education with human quality not only focused on the needs of the market, but also to train critical citizens who participate in society with solidarity and justice, both on a national scale as international.
Access, equity and quality
Creative Development Area- A student meeting space suitable for discussion and collaborative work
Digital Manufacturing Area –Personal and collaborative workspace aided with tools and materials and training
Exhibition and Sample Area –Showroom and Gallery thought for internal and external bonding.
Higher education's role in addressing major global challenges
We are linked to the UNESCO 20-30 agenda
Higher education's contribution to sustainability
The Implementation of our NEW EDUCATIONAL MODEL (NME) is intended to address most of the challenges our students will face in the near future.
The NME, Based on 5 Principles:
Addresses specific areas such as Creativity, Innovation, social responsibility, sustainability, equity, inclusion, etc.
It is our main belief that an education based in human quality is essential for developing conscious professionals and wholeness people.
Social responsibility within higher education
For several years we have been promoting Service – Learning model (APS), as a way to foster social responsibility.