Universidad de Guadalajara is the second oldest university in Mexico. It has existed since 1791 and under its current name since 1925. The nearby city of Guadalajara has the third-largest economy and industrial infrastructure in Mexico. While it is a modern city, it has kept many of the rural traditions of Jalisco, such as mariachi, and a strong sense of Catholicism. In addition, the city is the cultural center of Mexico and host to a number of large-scale and globally renowned cultural events which draw international crowds. The university is only 13km away from the city centre, taking about 20 minutes to get there by taxi or bus.
Location: Guadalajar, Jalisco, Mexico
City Population: 1.5 Million
University Population: 229,667
Climate: Subtropical climate featuring dry, mild winters and warm, wet summers.
Nearest Airport:Guadalajara Airport
Why choose Guadalajara?
- The Guadalajara International Film Festival is the most important cinematographic event in Latin America
- The University of Guadalajara is an inclusive, flexible, and dynamic University Network, renowned in Mexico and abroad
- There are many cultural activities in the university and city in the areas of Music, Performing Arts, Literature, and Visual Arts