Universidad Ricardo Palma
University description (as per official university website)
Integrally formed internationally competitive professionals through multidisciplinary academic programs, constantly updated, with an emphasis on applied research, and mechanisms for early entry into the labor market.
Offering innovative solutions to the problems of the country and regions, to address needs of productive and social sectors.
Be the first university in Peru with international recognition, promoting the development of the individual and the country.
Ricardo Palma University is an educational institution that was created by Decree Law No. 17,723, on July 1, 1969.
Have academic autonomy, economic, regulatory and administrative compliance with the Constitution of the State University Law 23733, the laws of the Republic and its own Statute.
It is dedicated to teaching, research and extension education and outreach program of science and culture to the national and international community. Consists of teachers, students and graduates. The workers also make non-teaching support staff in achieving their objectives and goals.
The historical background relating to the April 12, 1969, a select group of citizens was formed before the notary public Dr. Elias Mujica Álvarez Calderón, to formalize the creation of the Universidad Ricardo Palma, "the same person who was registered as private law, non-profit-in page 21 of volume 12 of Associations "in the Public Records of Lima. And in October the same year elected its first Rector. In 1971, by Resolution No. 307, the National Council of the Universidad Peruana authorizing its final performance, with autonomy to elect their authorities.
Currently, the University Ricardo Palma is being conducted with the successful management of its Rector, Dr. Iván Rodríguez Chávez. And has the following faculties: Architecture and Urbanism, Engineering, Economics and Business, Biology, Psychology, Humanities and Modern Languages, Medicine, and Law and Political Science *.
In the classrooms studied more than ten thousand students from the following careers:
Architecture, Biology, Veterinary Medicine, Medicine, Economics, Administration and Management, Global Business Management, Accounting and Finance, Tourism, Hospitality and Catering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Psychology, Translation and Interpretation, Law and International Relations. Adding nursing career, in agreement with the Schools of Nursing "Padre Luis Tezza" and "San Felipe".
As part of its academic organization, the Graduate School offers doctoral degrees in Political Science and International Relations in Architecture and Global Business Management and Masters degrees in different areas of knowledge, and second professional specialty in educational psychology in university teaching and Educational Management
Similarly, Ricardo Palma University offers graduate studies linked to various human activities.
They also develop their activities CEPURP Center and University Pre centers: Research, Technology, Business and Leadership Development, Languages, Cultural Ccori wasi; Counseling Psychology; Studies for Healthy Communities, Professional Improvement, scallops.
Form also the academic life of the Ricardo Palma University Institute and the Institutes of: Science and Technology; Ethnobiology, Natural Resources and Ecology, Western and Eastern Classical Studies, Sport and Recreation Research and Artistic Museological, Philosophical Investigations, and Cities Siglo XXI.
Service are mainly students, Central Library, special libraries and virtual of each faculty, the Library of the University Press, the Museum of Natural History, Visual Arts Gallery, Art Workshops, Cultural and such as computer labs, biology and medicine, auditoriums and athletic fields for the many and various activities conducted by the University.
El Portal URP maintains permanent virtual contact, providing email services, online registration, virtual classroom, help desk (help desk).
Medical care to students, teachers and workers is paramount and is framed within the principle of "In a healthy body, healthy mind."
Open and welcoming environments for young aspirants to the university level, run the Pre-University Centre CEPURP and the Office of Admission.
Academic excellence and educational quality are the property of the corporate profile of the University Ricardo Palma, as a result of the dynamics in the current administrative and institutional success in driving.
Teachers are consistent and disciplined training in specialized centers and programs in the country and abroad, and then give students and future professionals in modern education, humanist and academic tradition, as well as education for the knowledge age, forming human beings for a culture of peace.
* The Faculty of Law and Political Science, beginning in 2009, responds to the social and institutional expectations of the country in a globalization perspective, becoming the best alternative for legal-educational innovation, as well as strong institutional guarantee offered by the University as a leader in vocational training. The offer is for a new career as a lawyer specializing in international relations, social demand in Peru and abroad for the varied and broad economic sectors, political, trade and labor, in which it can serve as an attorney knowledgeable eficientememte law and international relations.