The academic tradition and history of the University of Guanajuato date back to the eighteenth century, colonial era of the maximum blossoming of the Villa de Guanajuato- afterwards a city since 1741 - and its booming mines.

The University of Guanajuato boasts an academic staff recognized for its high quality.  This staff carries out essential work in the areas of instruction, research, and extension.

Because of its quality teachers and the unceasing efforts of its academic bodies, the University of Guanajuato carries out more scientific research than any other institution of higher education in the state; its academic units, institutes, and research centers develop projects with regional applications in benefit of all the citizens of Guanajuato.

A part of Guanajuato for 277 years, the University of Guanajuato –- as a result of its numerous contributions in the areas of science, art, technology, and in the sphere of ideas -– is recognized as the most important cultural and educational project in the state of Guanajuato.


Dr. Agustin Ruiz Lanuza