After efforts made by the Directorate for Social Interaction and Cultural Diffusion, the application of our university to join the Union of Social Responsibility of Latin America (URSULA) based in Lima, was approved. It has the participation of more than 120 universities from 12 countries.
Since 2016, it promotes University Social Responsibility as a higher education policy and institutional management system to face social and environmental problems from the management, research and participative solidarity extension. The aim is to integrate the university into the private sector, civil society organisations and the government.
UPAL promotes University Social Responsibility, aware of its social role and the commitment of higher education to contribute to the development of its members and their environment, based on responsible management of its impacts, integrating the axes of training, research , social interaction, institutional management and spirituality.
We have Programs that seek to make this role effective, aiming to influence positive changes both within the institution and in the environment:
Our community programs seek to implement information campaigns aimed at the general population, vulnerable population and specific risk groups, according to the health problems to deal with, in order to prevent the occurrence of certain diseases. It is implemented through campaigns developed by institutional initiatives or in the framework of alliances with health institutions.