University description (as per official university website)
The UNIDESC was born the idea of regional transformation through the study. The idea of giving opportunities and bring access to education to communities around Brasilia. The University Center for the Development of Midwest - UNIDESC began with the creation of Integrated Schools in the Central Plateau through the Federal Decree No 99139 of 12 March 1990, published in the Gazette of March 13, 1990, with the objective to offer education in various areas of human knowledge. At the time, were allowed the Administration courses, baccalaureate, and pedagogy, graduate.
New graduate and extension have been created each year and continued in FIPLAC progressive development, while maintaining focus on the transformative power of education in the region's quality of life, to realize the good intention of the research, creation and innovation with effective social outreach.
In 2006, after 16 years of dedication to quality education, Ordinance No. MEC. 1670, to October 5, 2006, published in the Gazette of 06.02.2006, the Ministry of Education has accredited the University Center's Development Center West - UNIDESC maintained by AEPC, headquartered in municipal district of unity and out of headquarters in the city of Valparaíso de Goiás (GO)
There was inaugurated a new phase in the institutional UNIDESC, which became the most important structure of higher education in their area, socially recognized by the level of consolidation of the functions of teaching, research and extension with responsibility and social commitment.
The big difference is expressed in the institution's mission: "Contributing to the development of the region, building professionals to seek and develop the knowledge, aware of their social responsibility and their potential to transform reality." With a mission to form promote change where they live, the UNIDESC offers to all its students Scholarship for Social Responsibility.
The Social Responsibility program is one of the pillars of the institution and aims to promote the empowerment of students through programs of service to the community, and research activities, monitoring and extension.
The institute seeks to constantly improve their teaching methods, enabling more teachers and staff to offer students an education of excellence.
Mission of the Institution:
Contribute to the development of the region, building professionals to seek and develop the knowledge, aware of their social responsibility and their potential to transform reality.