The University of Azuay is an Ecuadorian Partner of MACCARD Project.
The University of Azuay was born in 1968 and is based in the city of Cuenca, capital of the province of Azuay. In its beginnings it was part, first, of the Catholic University Santiago de Guayaquil and, later, of the Pontifical Catholic University of
In 1990, after complying with all legal requirements, it was recognized as the University of Azuay, through the Law of the Republic. In 2006, it became the first Ecuadorian university to achieve the accreditation by the National Council for Evaluation
and Accreditation, CONEA.
The Universidad del Azuay offers undergraduate training through its twenty-eight schools distributed in six faculties. Postgraduate training is offered through master's degrees and specializations, the academic offer responds to the needs identified in
the region and in the country framed in the commitment to serve society.
The University of Azuay trains people with critical thinking, ethically committed to society, and contributes to science and knowledge to achieve a comprehensive development.