​​​Universidad del Pacífico is affiliated to different networks and national organizations promoting academic cooperation activities.​

  • Asociación Nacional de Anunciantes ( ANDA)

    In the year 1984, a small group of advertisers promoted the foundation of the Peruvian National Advertisers' Association (ANDA) with the aim of fostering honorable commercial communication, respectful of human dignity and condition, with special consideration for the family and its fundamental values, encouraging the development of the superior qualities of human beings and contributing toward community progress.

    Thus, ANDA's mission is to promote and defend best practices in commercial communication, advocating consumers' right to good information and encouraging ethically the development of industry for the benefit of society.

    Currently, the Peruvian National Advertisers' Association brings together the main companies which invest in advertising in Peru and, therefore, sustain the marketing and commercial communication system in our country. The ANDA-associated advertisers' investment represents over 70% of the private advertising share in our country.​​

  • Peruvian Association of Human Resources (Aperhu)
    The foundation of the Peruvian Association of Human Resources (Aperhu) dates back to 1956. The Association's main goal was the exchange of knowledge, experiences and professional opinions. Currently, Aperhu has positioned itself as a leading organization which brings together and represents the best professionals and experts in human resource development and management in Peru, establishing itself as the main advocate of this field and fulfilling a strategic role as a consulting body for private and governmental organizations.​

  • American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (AmCham Peru)

    The American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (AmCham Peru) is an organization representing Peruvian, American and foreign companies, promoting and fostering the free market system, helping develop trade, investment and exchange between Peru and the United States within a framework of social responsibility, values and business ethics. Among its main goals we have:

    • To bring together American, Peruvian and foreign companies sharing the same goal.
    • To promote commercial, productive and human relations between Peru and other countries, mainly the USA.
    • To promote the competitive system of private companies in a free market context.
    • To represent the interests of its associates before the public by establishing opinion leadership.
    • To act under a responsible social framework and very strict ethics.
    • To offer more and better services to its partners.​

  • Spanish Chamber of Commerce

    The Spanish Chamber is a non-profit civil association officially recognized by the Spanish State, created with the aim of strengthening the development of Peruvian-Spanish economic and business relations by fostering investment and commercial exchanges between both countries.

    With over 200 associated companies and a contact network ranging across all economic sectors in Peru, it acts as a meeting platform for companies set up in Peru and Spanish companies, generating suitable spaces for commercial and economic exchanges

    The Spanish Chamber has a specialized team of professionals and the necessary tools to support your company and, meanwhile, to continue promoting businesses in a bilateral manner, a task that it has performed in over 120 years of presence in Peru.​

  • Economic and Social Research Consortium (CIES)

    The Economic and Social Research Consortium (CIES) is an association of forty-seven prestigious Peruvian institutions devoted to research and teaching in Economic and Social Sciences. Our members include universities and research centers in Lima and other Peruvian regions. From the beginning of its operations in 1989, the Consortium has relied on the support of the Canadian Technical Cooperation, specifically the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).​

    Along the years, the Consortium has developed several mechanisms for dissemination and incidence which enable research results to inform public policy processes in the country. CIES' specific aims are:

    • To produce new knowledge, useful for the analysis, design, execution and evaluation of public policies, programs and projects.
    • To improve research quality and relevance.
    • To strengthen and decentralize the nation's capabilities of research and teaching in economic and social issues.
    • To foster dialog and interaction between academia, the public sector and civil society.
    • To promote recognition and support for socioeconomic research in Peru.
    • To obtain funds for research support.​
  • University Consortium

    From its creation in 1996, the aim of the University Consortium has been to join the individual institutional efforts, so that the concerted action from the four participating universities (Universidad de Lima, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and Universidad del Pacífico) contributes to the integral development of the country.

    Thus, the Consortium promotes its students' academic mobility through a comprehensive student exchange program. Likewise, it fosters interdisciplinary research among academics from the four universities, generating to date a commnunity of over 500 researchers in topics as diverse as health, education, economics, business management, communications, etc. These academic groups periodically generate and disseminate knowledge which contributes to relevant decision-making and public policy creation.

    The Consortium's mission is to expand knowledge through the development of interdisciplinary and interinstitutional projects, the improvement of highly qualified human resources in the country's service, and the performance of specific outreach actions.​​

  • Ignatian Education Consortium (Consigna)

    It is an educational institution network, linked and promoted by the Society of Jesus, which potentiates their members' initiatives for educational action and the social transformation of Peru.​

    Consigna brings together Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya (UARM), Universidad del Pacífico (UP), Fe y Alegría del Perú, the Peruvian Jesuit Schools' Association (ACSIP), the Jesuit Popular Education Sector (SEPSI) and the Provincial Curia of the Society of Jesus in Peru. 

    Consigna's mission is to contribute to education quality and relevance, from the educational continuum it represents, with learning that lasts for life and reaches all social levels. It is based on reflection, the creation of proposals, incidence, communication, the encounter with reality, critical sense and creativity, and effective strategies of internal organization and articulation. All of this comes from a humanist and intercultural focus, and directs its strengths toward a democratic, equitable and supportive Peru.​​


  • Sofía Group - Women Qualified in Social Sciences in Peru

    The duty of working toward equality between men and women in our society is urgent and tough. This is the context for the appearance of Sofía Group, an initiative by female researchers from four Peruvian institutions —the Institute of Peruvian Studies (IEP), the Research Center at Universidad del Pacífico (CIUP), the  Center for Sociological, Economic, Political and Anthropological Research at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (CISEPA-PUCP) and the Analysis for Development Group (GRADE) —which seeks to encourage a work team with the aim of promoting and visibilizing women qualified in Social Sciences in the country.

    The Sofía Group intends to promote and visibilize the work and contribution of women qualified in Social Sciences because they help Peru's development through the generation of knowledge based on research, training of human capital by teaching, policy analysis and proposals for social change.​​

  • Educational Exchange Program (PIE) Network

    The Educational Exchange Program (PIE), created in the year 1987, is an inter-university network oriented to the development of institutional links between Universidad del Pacífico and other national universities of recognized history and academic quality.

    The aim of the PIE network is to contribute to the improvement of teaching standards and the academic management of the member institutions, placing special emphasis on the specialties of Management, Economics and Accounting. To this aim, the program is founded upon a philosophy oriented toward promoting the "training of trainers".​

  • Network for the Development of Social Sciences in Peru

    The Network for the Development of Social Sciences in Peru (RED) was created in 1996 on the initiative of its three founding institutions: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), Universidad del Pacífico (UP) and the Institute of Peruvian Studies (IEP), under the auspice of the Ford Foundation, to contribute to the renovation of knowledge about the most important social and political problems faced by Peruvian society. After the years of acute political violence and the socio-economic changes in the country, the Social Sciences found themselves facing a great challenge: to rethink the dynamics and the emerging role of transformations.​

  • Permanent Seminar of Agricultural Research (SEPIA)

    SEPIA is a civil non-profit association promoting research and debate in rural, agricultural and environmental issues from a multidisciplinary and plural perspective.

    SEPIA's various activities have the Biennial Seminars as their axis. In each of the fifteen seminars held to date, it has been possible to bring together several experts in rural issues with different career paths, thereby creating a space for reflection and plural debate, which provides input for research and policy discussion. SEPIA's achievements are accounted for by the perseverance and effort from its partners, who provide it with a singular institutional strength from different volunteering mechanisms.

    The professional network that SEPIA has created in these 30 years continues to expand and renovate, as it follows a tradition of support to young researchers by means of advisory, funding, debate, publishing and dissemination of their research. SEPIA thus constitutes an entry path to the academic community and to informed debate for young professionals interested in rural issues.​​

  • Peruvian Educational Research Society (SIEP)

    Founded in February 2009, the Peruvian Educational Research Society (SIEP) is a civil non-profit association whose mission is to encourage the systematic production of evidence and theories contributing to the development of knowledge in Education and to the creation and debate of social and educational policies in Peru.

    SIEP holds national seminars every two years, which constitute academic spaces for the dissemination of research which, from different disciplines and methodological perspectives, pay special attention to educational phenomena. The presentations are evaluated by a jury who review each of the proposals anonymously. These seminars offer the opportunity to participate in workshops and symposiums by national and foreign presenters. 

    Interested in the dissemination of educational research and the creation of spaces for its debate and discussion, SIEP organizes, apart from the seminars, periodical activities such as study presentations and other academic events. ​​

  • Peruvian Network for Asia-Pacific Studies (REDAP)

    The Peruvian Network for Asia-Pacific Studies (REDAP) is composed by the following institutions: Universidad Nacional San Marcos, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peruvian Diplomatic Academy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Universidad del Pacífico, Universidad de Lima, Universidad de Administración de Negocios para Graduados, Universidad de Piura, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Universidad Nacional de Tumbes and Universidad Nacional de Piura. The Network was formed following an agreement between the Presidents of the founding universities and is accredited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but it has an autonomous function.

    REDAP's aim is to contribute to a better insertion of Peru in the Asia-Pacific Region through the development of knowledge in Peru on the realities of Asia Pacific. The above-mentioned aim is realized through a systematic process of teaching and research, establishing exchange and cooperation links with academic institutions from said region and encouraging the active participation of the Peruvian academic sector in the existing dialog and cooperation mechanisms in Asia.​ífico​

  • Universia

    Universia is Latin America's most important university network. It includes 1,401 universities from 23 countries, which represent 19.2 million students and professors. It is an international model of university relations and it relies on the patronage of Banco Santander.

    Academic institutions from twenty-three countries participate in Universia: Andorra, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela, and the United States and Puerto Rico.

    Its mission is to act as an agent of change by helping universities develop shared projects and generating new opportunities for the university community, and to meed the demand of the business and institutional environments under economic efficiency and profitability criteria.​