Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ)

Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ)

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Based in Quito, Ecuador, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) is the only university in the world to have a campus in the Galapagos islands and in the Amazon Rainforest, where world-class scientists conduct groundbreaking research and teaching.

 Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) offers 51 bachelor’s degrees, over 15 master’s programs and a PhD program, taught mainly in Spanish with a number of English options. Some of the subjects offered are:

  • Marine Biology
  • Journalism
  • Digital media production
  • Agronomy
  • Anthropology
  • Tai-Chi
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental engineering 
  • Veterinary

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Closely following the American model, USFQ is a liberal arts university that believes in freedom as a fundamental human characteristic, and in training students to become well-rounded “world citizens”, leaders and entrepreneurs. As a research-centric university, USFQ has the highest number of PhDs in the country; a strength they leverage across all subjects.

USFQ is truly


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