IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Avenida Juárez 976,
Col. Centro



Post Code:44100


Other Sites

Also Centre of Studies for foreign students (including Spanish as a second Language); and Proulex Centres for English and French Studies

Institution Funding



Founded 1792. First bylaws of the University of Guadalajara and first Rector named 1925. Academic departments grouped into divisions in the 1990s.

Academic Year

August to June

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (bachillerato) or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination. Spanish proficiency for foreign students



Accrediting Agency

Secretaría de Educación Pública; CONACyT

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Ricardo Villanueva Lomelí

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Héctor Raúl Solís Gadea

Job title:Vice-Rector Executive

International Relations Officer : Andrea Liliana Rentería Zepeda

Job title:International Network Liaison

International Relations Officer : Griselda de la Torre García

Job title:Head of Interinstitutional and International Relations Unit

International Relations Officer : Valeria Viridiana Padilla Navarro

Job title:Head of Internationalization Coordination

top Divisions

Centre : Art, Architecture and Design

Fields of study:Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Dance, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Production Engineering, Singing, Technology, Theatre, Town Planning, Urban Studies, Visual Arts

More details:CUAAD

Centre : Biology and Agronomy

Fields of study:Agronomy, Biology, Cattle Breeding, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Health Sciences, Veterinary Science

More details:CUCBA

Centre : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Cardiology, Clinical Psychology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Educational Psychology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Genetics, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Immunology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Midwifery, Molecular Biology, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Nutrition, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Education, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Social and Preventive Medicine, Surgery, Urology

More details:CUCS

Centre : La Ciénega

Fields of study:Accountancy, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Industrial Engineering, Law, Management, Pharmacy, Social Studies

More details:CUCIENEGA, Ocotlán, Jalisco

Centre : La Costa

Fields of study:Accountancy, Economics, Law, Management, Psychology, Social Studies, Social Welfare, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism

More details:CUC, Puerto Vallart, Jalisco

Centre : La Costa Sur

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Construction Engineering, Economics, Law, Management, Natural Resources, Regional Planning, Regional Studies, Social Studies, Tourism

More details:CUCSUR, Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco

Centre : Los Altos

Fields of study:Accountancy, Cattle Breeding, Comparative Law, Economics, Engineering, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Management, Social Studies, Taxation

More details:CUALTOS, Tepaitilán de Morelos, Jalisco

Centre : Los Lagos

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agronomy, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Law, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Psychology, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering

More details:CULAGOS, Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco

Centre : Los Valles

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Management, Computer Science, Education, Educational Technology, Law, Management, Tourism

More details:CUVALLES, Ameca, Jalisco

Centre : Management and Economics

Fields of study:Accountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Educational Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Business, Management, Marketing, Taxation, Tourism

More details:CUCEA

Centre : Norte

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Management, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Law, Management, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology

More details:CUNORTE, Colotlán, Jalisco

Centre : Science and Engineering

Fields of study:Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Food Science, Forest Products, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Pharmacology, Physics, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering

More details:CUCEI

Centre : Social Sciences and Humanities

Fields of study:Applied Linguistics, Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Education, English, Foreign Languages Education, French, Geography (Human), Government, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Literature, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Regional Studies, Social Policy, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish

More details:CUCSH

Centre : Sur

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Food Science, Law, Medicine, Psychology, Social Sciences, Veterinary Science

More details:CUSUR, Zapotlán el Grande, Jalisco

top Degrees





top Academic Periodicals


Carta Económica Regional

Ciencia Animal

Comunicación y Sociedad



Estudios Sociales




Presencia Universitaria


Reforma y Utopia

Revista de la Universidad de Guadalajara

Sociedad y Estado

Tiempos de Arte

Tiempos de Ciencia

Vinculación Universidad-Sociedad

Updated on 18-09-2012