Dr. Antonio Leaño Reyes
President of the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG)
was founded in 1935 as the first private university in Mexico.
The UAG is a coeducational, nondenominational and nonprofit organization.
It is independent, autonomous, and it is not affiliated with or dependent on any government, church or political party.
The University is proud to be thoroughly Mexican and, at the same time, to emphasize its orientation to international education.
UAG has some of the best educational facilities in the country, covering an area of more than 10 million square feet,
distributed in 5 campuses in the area of Guadalajara city: Main Campus (C.U.), the Institute of Biological Sciences,
the Health Sciences Campus, and the University in the Community (UNICO). The UAG also owns other campuses in the states of Colima,
Nayarit and Tabasco. In addition, the UAG has two hospitals, one Experimental Agricultural Center and
three university hotels and convention centers.
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara has always been distinguished among Mexican universities
by its long and fruitful participation in international education initiatives.
Throughout its history, the UAG has preserved its Mexican roots and cultural values, while,
it is also recognized both at home and abroad as an internationalized university.