Does the University have a Graduate School?
Yes, Universidad del Pacífico's Graduate School has as its mission to contribute to the economic development and the social well-being of our country. The University trains ethical professionals and leaders in their fields of specialization, capable of innovating and generating value in global environments.
Which other areas exist within the University?
There are quite a few areas within Universidad del Pacífico. Some of them are:
Research Center (CIUP): Through a rigorous and ethical study of the national and international realities, CIUP contributes to the country's development and democratization.
Publishing Fund: The common aspect to its publications is the permanent commitment to study and academic research, oriented to doing research on the country's problems and opportunities.
Language Center: Universidad del Pacífico is a pioneer in Peru of Business English teaching and using technological resources for this purpose.
Tinkuypata International Center (Cusco): It offers foreign students the opportunity to study in a unique archeological and historical location: Cusco.
Leadership Center: Its purpose is to promote responsible leadership for innovative and integrative management. It seeks to provide higher efficiency, sustainability and competitiveness to private companies and public or social institutions.
Emprende UP: It is a remarkable space to promote entrepreneurship among the University's students, starting from permanent counseling for the development of socially responsible business projects.
How long has the University been involved in social responsibility?
Universidad del Pacífico is a pioneer in social responsibility because it has been practicing it for over twenty years. It is the first university to perform research on this issue and to create related alliances.
What are the University's social responsibility initiatives?
There are various
initiatives it works on:
Social Enterprise Knowledge Network (SEKN): la UP es la única universidad peruana seleccionada por Harvard Business School para integrar la SEKN, y así difundir el conocimiento y prácticas de las empresas a través de la investigación y el aprendizaje compartido.
Wharton Global Consulting Practicum (WGCP): Universidad del Pacífico is the only university in Peru selected by Harvard Business School to be a part of SEKN and disseminate business knowledge and practices through research and shared learning.
Wharton Global Consulting Practicum (WGCP): The Universidad del Pacífico Graduate School is the only one in Peru present in WGCP. This worldwide program includes social responsibility cases as part of consulting.
Leadership and Philanthropy in the Americas Program: promoted by W.K. Kellogg Foundation, it organizes the "Perú Promesa" initiative, which offers the Social Responsibility Contest for University Students among other activities.
Social Responsibility Library: with over thirty publications, the Library of the Universidad del Pacífico Publishing Fund is an important reference for the region's academic world.
Center for Accounting and Sustainable Management (CCGS): it supports the study, training and dissemination of business practices which promote caring for the country's ecology and biodiversity.
Educational Exchange Program (PIE): it is an inter-university network oriented to the development of links between Universidad del Pacífico and state-run universities inside Peru.
Fondo UP Solidario (UP Support Fund): it constitutes an opportunity to change the future of many young people who demonstrate a high academic performance, proactivity and leadership potential, by providing them with the possibility of accessing high quality education.