Universidad de Cuautitlán Izcalli (UCI)

HE Institution
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
University of Cuautitlan Izcalli (UCI)


Institutional postal address: 
Av. Rancho del Jacal 100, Colonia Santa. Rosa de lima, Cuautitlán Izcalli, C.P. 54740
Latin America and Caribbean
Estado de México
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
+52 1 55 5089.7270

Mission / Vision

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” 

Main activities

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

Creativity Lab

  • 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:

  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Alphanumeric Character
  • Biointegrality
  • Self Dependence
  • Sympoietic Creativity

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.


  • 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