CONAHEC Member Institution


Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) was founded in 1994 as an educational institution based on creativity and innovation, aimed at training future professionals, who will be the protagonists of the transformation of our country. Today, it is the first global university in Peru, occupying the 1st place in Internationality * for seven consecutive years. It has 49 undergraduate careers framed in the faculties of Administration in Hospitality and Tourism, Architecture, Contemporary Arts, Health Sciences, Human Sciences, Communications, Law, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Business and Psychology. In addition, it has more than 30 current postgraduate programs. The UPC was created by Law 26276, dated January 5, 1994, and since September 2004 it has been part of Laureate International Universities, the largest network of private universities in the world. In 2016, the UPC became the first and only Peruvian university to have obtained institutional accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, the international agency of the United States government, which accredits universities such as Stanford, UC Berkeley or Caltech, all of them recognized among the best in the world. Continuing with its path of demand and excellence in academic quality, in 2018 it became the only Peruvian university that has a global score of 4 stars in the prestigious international university rating QS Stars. This score, which is out of five stars, recognizes the university as an institution that meets the highest standards of academic quality worldwide in dimensions such as research, teaching, inclusion and social responsibility.

Key Personnel

Name/Nom/Nombretrier par ordre croissant Email Institutional Role Department Pays
Roekaert, Edward M. edward.roekaert... Rector Rectorado Perú
Loli, Laurie L. laurie.loli@upc... Student Exchange Coordinator Vicerrectorado Académico y de Investigación Perú
Carbonel, Josilu josilu.carbonel... Primary Contact & Directora Universidad Peruana de Ciencas Aplicadas Perú