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Canter

1998

Canter

Canter is the leading K-12 teacher training organization in the United States and has helped more than 2 million educators enhance their expertise with practical strategies designed for teachers by teachers. Canter also offers individual graduate courses and degree programs featuring Canter-developed curricula.

Country: United States | Joined Laureate International Universities: 1998

Canter
Canter
Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM)

1999

Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM)

UEM is one of the most prestigious private universities in Spain. Established in 1995, UEM offers programs recognized by the European Higher Education Area in an array of fields, including health sciences, business, law, information technology, architecture, and engineering.

Country: Spain | Joined Laureate International Universities: 1999

Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM)
Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM)
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management

2000

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management (Les Roches)

Established in 1954, Les Roches is an international leader in hospitality management education, with campuses in Europe and Asia. Les Roches was ranked #2 by TNS among all international hospitality management schools in the world for an international career and is accredited at university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Country: Switzerland | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2000

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management
Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)

2000

Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)

Established in 1988, UDLA is a pioneer in broadening access to higher education throughout Chile. UDLA is Chile’s second-largest university.

Country: Chile | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2000

Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)
Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)
Universidad del Valle de México (UVM)

2000

Universidad del Valle de México (UVM)

Founded in 1960, UVM is the largest private university in Mexico. It is ranked as one of the country’s top 10 universities. With and has campuses located throughout Mexico. UVM offers programs in arts and humanities, economics, engineering, medicine, and health sciences.

Country: Mexico | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2000

Universidad del Valle de México (UVM)
Universidad del Valle de México (UVM)
École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE)

2001

École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE)

ESCE was founded in 1968. It is ranked as one of the top 10 private business schools in France. ESCE offers a five-year Master's Degree in international commerce and management techniques.

Country: France | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2001

École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE)
École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE)
Walden University

2001

Walden University

Founded in 1970, Walden University delivers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs online to professionals who work to make a difference in the lives of children, the health of a community or the success of an organization. Walden offers degrees in management, education, health and human services, psychology and other areas, plus certificate, endorsement and teacher preparation programs.

Country: United States | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2001

Walden University
Walden University
Les Roches Marbella

2002

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Marbella (Les Roches Marbella)

Founded in 1995, Les Roches Marbella offers a truly unique learning experience based on the tradition of Swiss hospitality. The academic programs combine practical and theoretical classes with internships, a model that has earned the endorsement of the Swiss Hospitality Industry.

Country: Spain | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2002

Les Roches Marbella
Les Roches Marbella
Glion Institute of Higher Education

2002

Glion Institute of Higher Education (Glion, Switzerland)

Based in Switzerland, Glion offers undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees and professional certificate programs in a range of hospitality sub-specialty areas. Glion is accredited at university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Glion is ranked among the top three hospitality schools for preparing students for an international career in hospitality management in a recent survey by TNS.

Country: Switzerland | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2002

Glion Institute of Higher Education
Glion Institute of Higher Education
Instituto Profesional AIEP

2003

Instituto Profesional AIEP

AIEP is one of the largest technical and vocational institutes in Chile. Founded in 1960, AIEP prepares professionals for careers in the global job market. AIEP offers programs in fields such as business and management, information technology, design and advertising, education and social development, health sciences and hospitality management.

Country: Chile | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2003

Instituto Profesional AIEP
Instituto Profesional AIEP
Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB)

2003

Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB)

UNAB is the largest university in Chile, and is ranked among the top three private institutions of higher education in the country. Founded in 1989, UNAB is known for its academic rigor and research excellence. Academic programs include architecture and design, medicine and health sciences, engineering, economics, humanities and law.

Country: Chile | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2003

Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB)
Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB)
Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)

2003

Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)

Founded in 1995 by a group of educators and entrepreneurs, UDLA is now one of Ecuador’s leading universities. Located in Quito, the university provides students with practical skills needed for the Ecuadorian labor market.

Country: Ecuador | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2003

Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)
Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)
Universidad Interamericana de Panamá (UIP)

2003

Universidad Interamericana de Panamá (UIP)

UIP, founded in 1994, has Panama’s largest and most respected graduate program in business administration. UIP offers continuing education, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in administrative sciences, business administration, engineering, gastronomy, hotel management, human resources, maritime administration and tourism.

Country: Panamá | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2003

Universidad Interamericana de Panamá (UIP)
Universidad Interamericana de Panamá (UIP)
Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College

2004

Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College (Les Roches Jin Jiang)

Les Roches Jin Jiang addresses the rapidly growing demand for skilled hotel and hospitality executives in China. The college offers undergraduate and graduate diplomas in international hotel management, with the option to apply to transfer abroad for degree certification.

Country: China | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2004

Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College
Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College
École Centrale d’Electronique (ECE)

2004

École Centrale d’Electronique (ECE)

Founded in 1919, ECE is a pioneer in science and technology education in France. ECE is a Grande École of Engineering, and is ranked as one of the top five private engineering schools in France.

Country: France | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2004

École Centrale d’Electronique (ECE)
École Centrale d’Electronique (ECE)
Institut Français de Gestion (IFG)

2004

Institut Français de Gestion (IFG)

IFG is a leader in corporate-sponsored education for working adults in France. Founded in 1954, IFG provides management training and delivers degree programs and certificates to executives throughout the country.

Country: France | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2004

Institut Français de Gestion (IFG)
Institut Français de Gestion (IFG)
IEDE Business School

2004

Institute for Executive Development (IEDE)

IEDE is a business school that was founded in Madrid in 1991. It offers numerous graduate business degrees with an international orientation and is the only business school with a presence in Madrid, Santiago de Chile, and Shanghai.

Country: Spain | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2004

IEDE Business School
IEDE Business School
University of Liverpool (in partnership with Laureate Online Education, B.V.)

2004

University of Liverpool (UoL)

Laureate Higher Education Group, B.V., is the exclusive worldwide online-learning partner of UoL, one of the United Kingdom's top research-led universities. Through this partnership, UoL was the first European university to offer 100 percent online programs.

Country: United Kingdom | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2004

University of Liverpool (in partnership with Laureate Online Education, B.V.)
University of Liverpool (in partnership with Laureate Online Education, B.V.)
Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT)

2004

Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT)

ULACIT, founded in 1991, is a leader in health sciences education in Panama. ULACIT also offers programs in such fields as medicine, health sciences, engineering, information technology and law.

Country: Panama | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2004

Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT)
Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT)
CIBERTEC

2004

CIBERTEC

CIBERTEC is one of Peru’s leading institutions for higher education in information technology. Established in 1983, CIBERTEC provides training to information technology and business administration professionals.

Country: Peru | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2004

CIBERTEC
CIBERTEC
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)

2004

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)

Since its establishment in 1994, UPC has been recognized for its innovation and academic excellence. UPC offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a number of fields, including architecture, business, communication, medicine and law.

Country: Peru | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2004

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)
European University Cyprus (EUC)

2005

European University Cyprus (EUC)

Founded in 1961 as Cyprus College, EUC is one of the leading private universities in Cyprus. EUC, one of the oldest academic institutions in Cyprus, has a reputation for excellence in teaching, innovation and research. EUC became a university in 2007 after joining the Laureate network in 2005.

Country: Cyprus | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2005

European University Cyprus (EUC)
European University Cyprus (EUC)
Universidade Anhembi Morumbi

2005

Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM)

UAM, founded in 1970, is widely recognized for its innovative academic programs. The school, ranked among the top three private universities in São Paulo, features state-of-the-art laboratories, training centers and libraries.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2005

Universidade Anhembi Morumbi
Universidade Anhembi Morumbi
Centro Universitario Tecnológico (CEUTEC)

2005

CEUTEC

Launched in 2005, CEUTEC works in cooperation with Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC) to provide business administration, accounting, graphic design and information technology degree programs for working adults.

Country: Honduras | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2005

Centro Universitario Tecnológico (CEUTEC)
Centro Universitario Tecnológico (CEUTEC)
Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC)

2005

Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC)

Founded in 1986, UNITEC offers degree programs in business, medicine, technology and engineering with a focus on training leaders who will use their skills to contribute to the sustainable development of society. Unimer Research International ranked UNITEC as the most prestigious private university in Honduras.

Country: Honduras | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2005

Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC)
Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC)
Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University XJTLU

2006

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU)

XJTLU was founded in 2006 as a joint venture between Xi’an Jiaotong University, in China, and University of Liverpool, in England. It was the first joint-venture university approved by China’s education ministry. XJTLU is a research-based university, offering programs in science, technology and business.

Country: China | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2006

Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University XJTLU
Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University XJTLU
Real Madrid International School

2006

Real Madrid International School

Real Madrid International School is an innovative partnership between Real Madrid and the Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM). Together, the two institutions offer best-in-class graduate programs in sports management, health, communication, and leisure programs.

Country: Spain | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2006

Real Madrid International School
Real Madrid International School
Istanbul Bilgi University

2006

Istanbul Bilgi University

Founded in 1996, Istanbul Bilgi University is recognized as a pioneer in providing a liberal arts-oriented curriculum in Turkey. It is ranked among the top 10 institutions of higher education in Turkey and the third-largest private university in the country.

Country: Turkey | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2006

Istanbul Bilgi University
Istanbul Bilgi University
Institute for Executive Development Chile (IEDE)

2006

Institute for Executive Development (IEDE)

IEDE was established in 1994 to provide management-training programs with concentrations in general business, marketing, finance and leadership. It is the first business school in Chile to receive the International Quality ISO 9001:2000 Certification.

Country: Chile | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2006

Institute for Executive Development Chile (IEDE)
Institute for Executive Development Chile (IEDE)
BiTS (Business and Information Technology School)

2007

BiTS - Business and Information Technology School (BiTS)

BiTS is one of Germany's leading univesities of applied sciences. Founded in 2000, BiTS trains future managers to be international business leaders.

Country: Germany | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2007

BiTS (Business and Information Technology School)
BiTS (Business and Information Technology School)
Centro Superior de Edificación, Arquitectura e Ingeniería (PROY3CTA)

2007

Centro Superior de Edificación, Arquitectura e Ingeniería (PROY3CTA)

CSE, founded in 1990, offers graduate programs to meet the education needs of professionals in the architecture and construction industries.

Country: Spain | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2007

Centro Superior de Edificación, Arquitectura e Ingeniería (PROY3CTA)
Centro Superior de Edificación, Arquitectura e Ingeniería (PROY3CTA)
Business School São Paulo (BSP)

2007

Business School São Paulo (BSP)

Founded in 1995, BSP focuses on developing business leaders with a strong international perspective. QS Top MBA ranks BSP as the No. 1 provider of graduate management education in Brazil and No. 3 in all of Latin America.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2007

Business School São Paulo (BSP)
Business School São Paulo (BSP)
Faculdade dos Guararapes (FG)

2007

Faculdade dos Guararapes (FG)

Founded in 2002, FG offers business administration, education, health sciences, law and technology programs to students in Pernambuco, Brazil. FG also provides a wide range of social programs to the local community.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2007

Faculdade dos Guararapes (FG)
Faculdade dos Guararapes (FG)
Faculdade Internacional da Paraíba (FPB)

2007

Faculdade Internacional da Paraiba (FPB)

FPB’s goal is to educate future leaders who are committed to the sustainable development of the Brazilian state of Paraíba. The institution was established in 2005 as Faculdade Potiguar da Paraiba and merged in 2013 with Faculdade Unida da Paraiba to become FPB. Its academic programs include business administration and law.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2007

Faculdade Internacional da Paraíba (FPB)
Faculdade Internacional da Paraíba (FPB)
Universidade Potiguar (UnP)

2007

Universidade Potiguar (UnP)

Founded in 1982, UnP offers degree programs in technology, law, medicine, environment, architecture, tourism, arts and sciences. UnP is the only private university in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2007

Universidade Potiguar (UnP)
Universidade Potiguar (UnP)
Instituto Tecnológico del Norte (ITN)

2007

Instituto Tecnológico del Norte (ITN)

ITN, founded in 1984, offers business administration, graphic design and information technology degree programs. It was the first institution in La Libertad accredited by the Peruvian Ministry of Education.

Country: Peru | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2007

Instituto Tecnológico del Norte (ITN)
Instituto Tecnológico del Norte (ITN)
Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN)

2007

Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN)

Founded in 1994, UPN is the first international university in northern Peru. UPN offers a range of academic programs to undergraduate, graduate and technical-vocational students at its campuses in Lima, Trujillo and Cajamarca.

Country: Peru | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2007

Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN)
Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN)
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School BMIHMS

2008

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS)

Founded in 1991, BMIHMS was ranked as the No. 1 hotel school in the Asia-Pacific region in a 2013 survey. Most BMIHMS graduates move into senior management roles within six years of graduation.

Country: Australia | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School BMIHMS
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School BMIHMS
Hunan International Economics University (HIEU)

2008

Hunan International Economics University (HIEU)

Founded in 1997, HIEU is one of the largest private universities in China, serving more than 30,000 students. HIEU offers degrees in commerce, business management, foreign languages, art and design, computer science and electronic engineering. It also offers programs in golf management and aviation services.

Country: China | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Hunan International Economics University (HIEU)
Hunan International Economics University (HIEU)
INTI International University & Colleges

2008

INTI International University & Colleges (INTI)

Founded in 1986, INTI has more accredited programs and more international students than any other university in Malaysia. INTI serves more than 12,700 students in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Sabah and Sarawak.

Country: Malaysia | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

INTI International University & Colleges
INTI International University & Colleges
Les Roches Gruyère, University of Applied Sciences (LRG)

2008

Les Roches Gruyère, University of Applied Sciences (LRG)

LRG is the first federally recognized private hospitality management university of applied sciences approved in Switzerland. LRG offers degrees in hospitality management.

Country: Switzerland | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Les Roches Gruyère, University of Applied Sciences (LRG)
Les Roches Gruyère, University of Applied Sciences (LRG)
Centro Universitário do Norte (UniNorte)

2008

Centro Universitário do Norte (UNINORTE)

UNINORTE is the largest private institution of higher education and the largest center for teacher training in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Established in 1994, UNINORTE offers academic programs aimed at developing the skills and knowledge needed for success in the Brazilian labor market.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Centro Universitário do Norte (UniNorte)
Centro Universitário do Norte (UniNorte)
Faculdade de Desenvolvimento do Rio Grande do Sul (FADERGS)

2008

Faculdade de Desenvolvimento do Rio Grande do Sul (FADERGS)

FADERGS was founded in 2004 as Escola Superior de Administração Direito e Economia. The institution adopted its new name in 2012 to reflect its growth. and the development of the institution. FADERGS is the first private institution of higher education to offer an entrepreneurship program in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Faculdade de Desenvolvimento do Rio Grande do Sul (FADERGS)
Faculdade de Desenvolvimento do Rio Grande do Sul (FADERGS)
Instituto Profesional Escuela Moderna de Música (EMM)

2008

Escuela Moderna de Música (EMM)

Established in 1940, EMM is one of the most respected educational institutions in the fields of music and dance in Chile. EMM serves more than 1,200 students in certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs in Santiago and Viña del Mar.

Country: Chile | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Instituto Profesional Escuela Moderna de Música (EMM)
Instituto Profesional Escuela Moderna de Música (EMM)
Universidad Americana (UAM)

2008

Universidad Americana (UAM)

Founded in 1998, UAM offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in advertising, business administration, education, engineering, graphic design and physical therapy. UAM has the top-rated physical therapy school and the largest private program in mathematics education in Costa Rica.

Country: Costa Rica | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Universidad Americana (UAM)
Universidad Americana (UAM)
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

2008

Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

Founded in 1979, Universidad Latina is the largest private university in Costa Rica. Universidad Latina’s programs include business, education, engineering, architecture, medicine and health sciences. It serves more than 35,000 students on two campuses and eight regional sites.

Country: Costa Rica | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)

2008

Universidad Technlógica de México (UNITEC)

UNITEC was founded in 1966 and remains dedicated to increasing access to higher education. UNITEC serves more than 50,000 students on six campuses. Business administration and dentistry are among the university’s best-known programs.

Country: Mexico | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)
Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)
Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)

2008

Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)

Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) was founded in 2008 and is located in Amman, Jordan. RACA offers a variety of different culinary degree programs and is affiliated with the prestigious Les Roches International School of Hotel Management.

Country: Jordan | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)
Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)
Kendall College

2008

Kendall College

Founded in 1934, Kendall offers the Chicago area’s No. 1 culinary arts program, according to Michelin Guide chefs, and the city’s No. 1 hospitality management program, according to hotel managers. In addition to those programs, Kendall offers degrees and certificate programs in early childhood education and business.

Country: United States | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

Kendall College
Kendall College
NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD)

2008

NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD)

Founded in 1980 in San Diego, California, NSAD prepares students for careers in architecture. NSAD was one of the first architecture schools in the world to offer a sustainable design program.

Country: United States | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2008

NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD)
NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD)
Centro Universitário IBMR

2009

Centro Universitário (IBMR)

Founded in 1974 in Rio de Janeiro, IBMR is a University Center with a strong reputation in the health sciences. IBMR’s programs in psychology, physiotherapy and biomedicine were top-ranked by ENADE (National Exam of Student Learning). According to the Brazilian Ministry of Education and Culture, IBMR is the best private University Center in Rio de Janeiro. IBMR also offers undergraduate programs in business and hospitality management.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2009

Centro Universitário IBMR
Centro Universitário IBMR
Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM)

2009

Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM)

Founded in 1988, UVM offers degrees in such fields as architecture, education, engineering, business, history and geography. The university is a major academic, cultural, social and technological center in the Valparaiso region.

Country: Chile | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2009

Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM)
Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM)
Santa Fe University of Art and Design

2009

Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD)

SFUAD, formerly the College of Santa Fe, provides an interdisciplinary curriculum that combines practical experience with theory. The faculty fosters creativity, passion and performance in music, art, creative writing, performing arts, graphic design, filmmaking, video production, photography, business and education. More than 30 movies have been produced at the university's professional film studio, including the Oscar-winning No Country for Old Men.

Country: United States | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2009

Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Santa Fe University of Art and Design
INTI College Indonesia

2010

INTI College Indonesia

Established in 2001, INTI College Indonesia offers pathways for students to complete their program in Indonesia and earn a business degree from an Australian university, or to complete their program by studying in other countries. Many courses at INTI College Indonesia use problem-based learning.

Country: Indonesia | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2010

INTI College Indonesia
INTI College Indonesia
Domus Academy

2010

Domus Academy

Founded in 1982 in Milan, Domus Academy is one of the world’s most prestigious schools for post-graduate educational programs in the fields of product design, fashion and interior design.

Country: Italy | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2010

Domus Academy
Domus Academy
Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA)

2010

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA)

Founded in 1980 in Milan, NABA offers an array of undergraduate and graduate programs in design using a cross-disciplinary, intercultural and socially responsible approach. NABA is Bologna compliant so its degrees are recognized internationally.

Country: Italy | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2010

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA)
Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA)
Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter)

2010

Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter)

Founded in 1971, UniRitter is renowned for its law, architecture and design programs.. UniRitter serves undergraduate and graduate students through its campuses in the Rio Grande do Sul region of Brazil. Brazil’s Ministry of Education has recognized UniRitter as among the top three Centro Universitários in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and as No. 1 in the city of Porto Alegre. Guia do Estudante ranked UniRitter's law degree program among the top three offered by private institutions in Brazil.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2010

Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter)
Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter)
Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS)

2010

Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS)

Founded in 1972, UNIFACS offers is one of the most respected private post-secondary institutions in Salvador and enrolls students in undergraduate and graduate programs in architecture, business, law, engineering, medicine and health sciences. In 2013, students in the law degree program at UNIFACS received the best Brazilian Bar exam results of all private higher education institutions in the state of Bahía.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2010

Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS)
Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS)
Riyadh Polytechnic Institute

2010

Riyadh Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Riyadh Polytechnic Institute is a private-public initiative launched by the government of Saudi Arabia (Technical and Vocational Training Corporation) to help meet the increasing demand for Saudi nationals with industrial technical skills.

Country: Saudi Arabia | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2010

Riyadh Polytechnic Institute
Riyadh Polytechnic Institute
The National Hispanic University (NHU)

2010

The National Hispanic University (NHU)

Founded in 1981 in San Jose, California, NHU provides a nurturing, multicultural learning experience through a “La Familia” approach, emphasizing mutual support among faculty, students and community partners in a personal, culturally aware and bilingual environment.

Country: United States | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2010

The National Hispanic University (NHU)
The National Hispanic University (NHU)
Universite Internationale de Casablanca (UIC)

2010

Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC)

Université Internationale de Casablanca was created through a partnership between SOMED (Société Maroc Emirats Arabes Unis de Développement) and Laureate Education, Inc. UIC is the first multidisciplinary private university in Morocco accredited by the Moroccan Ministry of Education, and the first institution in the Laureate International Universities network located in Northern Africa.

Country: Morocco | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2010

Universite Internationale de Casablanca (UIC)
Universite Internationale de Casablanca (UIC)
Pearl Academy

2011

Pearl Academy

Pearl Academy, founded in 1993, is the premier fashion and design school in India. The institution takes pride in its track record in student exchange, international networking and job placement. Hindustan Times ranked Pearl Academy as the best fashion school in India.

Country: India | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2011

Pearl Academy
Pearl Academy
Media Design School

2011

Media Design School

Media Design School, established in 1998 in Auckland, New Zealand, offers undergraduate and graduate diplomas and degrees. The school is widely recognized for its digital design and 3-D animation programs. Other programs include graphic design, creative advertising, digital media and game development.

Country: New Zealand | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2011

Media Design School
Media Design School
BTK group

2011

The BTK Group

The BTK Group includes the BTK University of Applied Sciences in Berlin and Academies of Design in Berlin and Hamburg (BTK/HTK). BTK offers undergraduate degree programs focused on communication, design, illustration, communication management and photography.

Country: Germany | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2011

BTK group
BTK group
Universidade Europeia (UE)

2011

Universidade Europeia (UE)

Founded in 1962 in Lisbon as ISLA Lisboa and renamed Universidade Europeia after achieving university status in 2013, UE is the third largest and oldest private institution of higher education in Portugal. It offers three-year Bologna compliant undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in health sciences, marketing, hospitality, tourism, and business.

Country: Portugal | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2011

Universidade Europeia (UE)
Universidade Europeia (UE)
Stamford International University

2012

Stamford International University

Founded in 1995, Stamford International University is one of Thailand’s leading international universities serving students from more than 40 countries. Stamford offers international English-based bachelor’s and master’s degree programs at its campus in Bangkok and Thai-based bachelor’s and master’s programs at its lakeside campus near the Palm Hills Golf Resort in Hua Hin.

Country: Thailand | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2012

Stamford International University
Stamford International University
Universidad Europea de Canarias

2012

Universidad Europea de Canarias (UEC)

Universidad Europea de Canarias (UEC) was founded in 2012 and is located in La Oratava, Tenerife in the Canary Islands. UEC is the first private university in the Canary Islands and brings a new educational model to the islands, based on the development of professional skills and personal and social responsibility.

Country: Spain | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2012

Universidad Europea de Canarias
Universidad Europea de Canarias
Universidad Europea Valencia

2012

Universidad Europea Valencia (UEV)

Universidad Europea Valencia (UEV) was founded in 2012 and is located in the city and province of Valencia. UEV offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students and will become a valuable supporter of social progress in the region.

Country: Spain | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2012

Universidad Europea Valencia
Universidad Europea Valencia
University of Roehampton, London (in partnership with Laureate Online Education, B.V.)

2012

University of Roehampton, London

Laureate Online Education, B.V. is the exclusive global education partner of the University of Roehampton, London delivering their 100% online graduate degree programs. Through the partnership with Laureate Online Education, B.V., the University of Roehampton, London is able to build on its ethos of widening access to education as a progressive academic institution, to offer their graduate degrees to working adults located around the world.

Country: United Kingdom | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2012

University of Roehampton, London (in partnership with Laureate Online Education, B.V.)
University of Roehampton, London (in partnership with Laureate Online Education, B.V.)
CEDEPE Business School

2012

CEDEPE Business School (CEDEPE)

Founded in 1989, CEDEPE focuses on delivering business programs for the graduate and executive education markets in northeastern Brazil. CEDEPE was the first institution in northeastern Brazil to devote itself entirely to graduate business programs. Hundreds of CEDEPE’s graduates hold executive positions in major corporations.

Country: Brazil | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2012

CEDEPE Business School
CEDEPE Business School
Higher Institute for Water & Power Technologies (HIWPT)

2012

Higher Institute for Power and Water Technologies (HIWPT)

Founded in 2011, HIWPT is a public-private initiative launched by the government of Saudi Arabia to meet the increasing demand for Saudi nationals in the power and water industry. HIWPT is operated by Laureate through a joint venture with Obeikan Research and Development, one of the largest industrial groups in Saudi Arabia.

Country: Saudi Arabia | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2012

Higher Institute for Water & Power Technologies (HIWPT)
Higher Institute for Water & Power Technologies (HIWPT)
Torrens University Australia (TUA)

2013

Torrens University Australia (TUA)

When it was established in 2013, TUA was Australia’s first new university in more than 20 years. TUA offers campus-based MBA and bachelor of commerce programs, as well as online master’s programs in business, education, project management and public health. TUA delivers Ph.D. and M.Phil. programs in education, business and public health both online and on-campus.

Country: Australia | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2013

Torrens University Australia (TUA)
Torrens University Australia (TUA)
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)

2013

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)

UPES, founded in 2003, has become the institution of choice for students interested in energy and infrastructure programs at the undergraduate and graduate degree levels. The university, in the Indian foothills of the Himalayas, also offers programs in business and law.

Country: India | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2013

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)
University of Technology and Management (UTM)

2013

University of Technology and Management (UTM)

UTM was founded in 2011 to bring world-class education to the state of Meghalaya in India, with degree programs in journalism and mass communication; hospitality, travel and tourism; computer science and engineering; electronics and communication engineering; civil engineering; and petroleum engineering. UTM also offers training programs and certificate courses.

Country: India | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2013

University of Technology and Management (UTM)
University of Technology and Management (UTM)
European Business School Paris (EBS Paris)

2013

European Business School Paris (EBS Paris)

Founded in 1967, European Business School Paris (EBS Paris) is a premier business school offering programs in business and management located in Paris.

Country: France | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2013

European Business School Paris (EBS Paris)
European Business School Paris (EBS Paris)
Higher Institute for Paper and Industrial Technologies (HIPIT)

2013

Higher Institute for Paper and Industrial Technologies (HIPIT)

Higher Institute for Paper and Industrial Technologies (HIPIT) was created in 2013 in partnership with the Middle East Paper Co. to train and educate Saudi Arabia’s future workforce.

Country: Saudi Arabia | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2013

Higher Institute for Paper and Industrial Technologies (HIPIT)
Higher Institute for Paper and Industrial Technologies (HIPIT)
Monash South Africa (MSA)

2013

Monash South Africa (MSA)

Monash South Africa, established in 2001, is a campus of Monash University, one of Australia's top public universities and recently ranked among the worlds most prestigious institutions. It is located in Ruimsig, in the province of Gauteng, 25 kilometers northwest of the Johannesburg city center and was the first foreign university opened in the region. Its diverse student population of over 2,500 students are enrolled in a number of undergraduate, graduate and research programs and projects.

Country: South Africa | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2013

Monash South Africa (MSA)
Monash South Africa (MSA)
Think Education Group

2014

Think Education Group

The Think Education Group provides qualifications to more than 9500 students and growing. Courses range from short courses and diplomas through to Bachelor and Master degree level across faculties including health, business, hospitality and design. Across its eight colleges, Think delivers graduate outcomes that matter: employment, self employment and entrepreneurship.

Country: Australia | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2014

Think Education Group
Think Education Group
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA)

2014

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA)

The University of St. Augustine is a graduate institution that emphasizes health science education through innovative quality classroom and distance education. Students receive innovative, individualized and quality classroom, clinical and distance education. The university has three campuses in San Marcos, CA; St. Augustine, FL; and Austin, TX.

Country: United States | Joined Laureate International Universities: 2014

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA)
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA)