Why study at la Universidad Especializada de las Américas (UDELAS)?
It is an institution of higher education of the Republic of Panama, founded twenty-two (22) years ago. It has been developed integrating in its reason for being the social approach, it is an inclusive university, which in addition to generating academic activities in the capital of the country it has extensions in five (5) provincial capitals. In addition, develops eight (8) academic programs in the Indigenous Comarcas (Native Peoples). The Center for Attention to Diversity (CADI), Interdisciplinary Center for Care and Research in Education and Health (CIAES), The Institute of Physical and Sports Health (INSAFIDE), the Institute of Languages and Technology (ILTEC), support its academic development. Institute of Labor Studies (INETRA), Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Productive Linkage (CEVINPROS), The Specialized Center for Occupational Health and Safety of the Specialized University of the Americas (CESSO). The headquarters of the UDELAS is in the buildings of a former US military base, on the banks of the Pacific sector of the Panama Canal.
Those who visit the UDELAS, will discover the largest development pole in the Americas, which includes the Port of Balboa, the Howard Special Zone, the transsystemic train that travels the route from the Atlantic to the Pacific and vice versa, and without a doubt the Panama Canal. Only 5 minutes from the headquarters of the UDELAS you will find the famous City of Knowledge, consisting of a complex of several centers of high scientific and research studies, international universities, regional organizations and the United Nations Hub organizations in the hemisphere.
The participation of UDELAS in regional and national academic mobility programs for students and teachers facilitates taking advantage to study in any province of the country or in the programs of indigenous communities, in addition to visiting and getting to know Panama. It has a varied program, designed to share knowledge, as well as cultural events that enrich the experience of life on campus and other venues nationwide.