A partnership with academia

Building knowledge for trade and development

ECUADOR - Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

Members: 2 members
Coordinator: Maria Teresa Alcivar Aviles
Member type: Core University Members
Member since: 17/03/2015


Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil
School of Commerce and Finance
Av. Carlos Julio Arosemena Km 1½ via Duale

Phone: +593 42 206951
+593 42 200511

Fax: +63 29 275814
+63 2 426-5661

Website: http://www2.ucsg.edu.ec/empresariales/  

About the university: The Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil was founded on May 17, 1962. The university is affiliated with the International Federation of Catholic Universities and has a student body of about 9,000 students. The School of Commerce and Finance aims to combine academic excellence with social responsibility to educate competent professionals with entrepreneurial spirit, well versed in new technologies, and committed to creating employment and wealth for the country and contributing to its sustainable development. The School's research work revolves around foreign direct investment; value chains; entrepreneurship; and exports.

Areas of expertise: The key academic programme of the School of Commerce and Finance is a Master's programme in international trade and finance which prepares students for careers in international business with the ultimate objective of fostering trade links between Ecuador and other countries.  The program uses qualitative and quantitative analysis tools to facilitate the identification of business opportunities based on the country’s productive potential and international market demand.

Courses offered: The university provides courses in international trade; international trade law; international trade logistics; finance; project management; and electronic commerce.