Universidad Francisco Gavidia joins the ASU-Cintana Alliance to offer a unique educational model in El Salvador that provides students with new academic opportunities
Founded in 1981, UFG is a private university with extensive experience training professionals. It is recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology and by the Accreditation Commission. It is the first private university in the hemisphere to have international Hcéres accreditation from the French High Commissioner for Higher Education Evaluation and Research. It also has a robust quality management system in compliance with ISO Standards. The university holds the 2018 National Environment Award. It was designated by the USAID project “Higher Education for Economic Growth” as an anchor institution and leader in the Information and Communication Technologies field.
"The alliance with Arizona State University marks a historic milestone for our university in our vision to contribute to elevating the competitiveness and productivity of El Salvador through the education of entrepreneurial, innovative, and globally minded professionals."
Eng. Mario Antonio Ruiz Ramírez - UFG Rector
One of the five leading universities in El Salvador, offering over 40 undergraduate, postgraduate, and technical vocational programs with a focus on business and technology.
First private university in the hemisphere to have international Hcéres accreditation from the High Council for the Evaluation of Research and Higher Education of France (HCERES), making it one of five accredited universities in Latin America.
UFG leads the LibrES project to prevent gender-based violence in El Salvador and the Central American region.
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