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Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán

University Web Ranking

World Rank : 2050

Country Rank : 13 (Web Ranking in mexico)


Founded in 1812. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán is a Public higher education university located in merida, yucatan, mexico, latin america. The university awards degree in arts & humanities, business & social sciences, medicine & health, engineering, science & technology. Internationally Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán university ranked 2050 in the world. It has ranked 13 in mexico. This 207 years old higher education university admission process is based on entrance examinations. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

General Information

Acronym : UADY

Founded : 1812

Areas of Studies

Diploma Bachelor Master Doctorate
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The above shown matrix is only the indicative and it may or may not be up-to-date or complete. Please contact or visit university official website for the complete information regarding areas of studies and the currently offered courses

Size And Profile

Control Type : Public

Entity Type : Non-Profit

Facilities And Services

Library : Yes

Housing : Not reported

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Wikipedia Article : Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán Wikipedia Article

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University Latest News

Coastal zone clean-up operation carried out in Yucatán  The Yucatan Times

A maintenance and restoration operation in the Yucatecan coast was recently carried out in order to guarantee a safe and pleasant summer vacation to ...

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:31:11 GMT
Illicit sale of alcohol in Yucatan, a profitable business  The Yucatan Times

The clandestine sale of alcohol can result on 20 thousand pesos a day (1,050 USD), for each one of these illegal points of sale (some of them even have home ...

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Yucatecan researcher says the Tren Maya project should be considered an “Environmental Crime”  The Yucatan Times

Once again, voices of alert arise in Yucatecan territory in reference to the infamous Tren Maya, one of the priority projects of the government of Andrés Manuel ...

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Yucatan's Hanal Pixan: How It Differs from The Day of the Dead in other parts of Mexico  The Yucatan Times

The Day of the Dead is my favorite Mexican holiday. As a child I always loved Halloween and have had a cautious curiosity for anything from the world beyond.

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Another case of sexual abuse reported at UADY  The Yucatan Times

One more case of sexual abuse has been reported at the UADY, a student was touched and kissed without consent by another a teacher's assistant, while in ...

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Student reports case of sexual harassment at UADY's Prepa Uno  The Yucatan Times

A student of the UADY's Prepa 1 filed a formal complaint against a teacher, accusing him of harassing and sexually abusing her when she went to request a ...

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Yucatan young rural population, the most overweight  The Yucatan Times

“More than 50 percent of the young rural population of Yucatan, between 12 and 19 years old, suffers from overweight and obesity, essentially because of their ...

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Art in Merida  Yucatan Living

Merida has galleries, museums and exhibits showing artists from around Mexico and the rest of the world. There is art here for every taste and every pocketbook.

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Mérida's modern hospitals build on 450 years of outstanding medical tradition  The Yucatan Times

In the state of Yucatan there is a great tradition of study and practice of medicine that goes all the way back to the early sixteenth century. The first hospital in the ...

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
The State of Yucatan and the University of Miami will sign strategic alliance  The Yucatan Times

The Yucatan State Government and the University of Miami have decided to strengthen collaboration ties to address issues of health, specifically in topics such ...

Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
School of Education of the Autonomous University of Yucatán / Departamento de Proyectos de la Facultad de Arquitectura  ArchDaily

Completed in 2015 in Mérida, Mexico. Images by Tamara Uribe. It is a vigorous complex of volumes with varied geometries that expresses the different university ...

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Yucatán with a high rate of child abuse  The Yucatan Times

According to a study, between one and three crimes of abuse against children occur everyday in the State of Yucatán. “Between one and three crimes of sexual ...

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Yucatán health authorities confirm the possibility of a Yellow Fever outbreak in 2019  The Yucatan Times

Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The “yellow” in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients ...

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MSU opens new 'mosquito factory' in Mexico  MSUToday

Most of us try to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in our own backyards, so why would a MSU researcher be happy about a factory capable of producing a ...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mérida teacher accused of sexual harassment suspended and under investigation  The Yucatan Times

“Prepa Uno's school teacher accused of having sexually harassed at least four students of that campus, will no longer work for this institution, and he will not be ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Yucatan News: Gay Marriage an Option in Yucatan  Yucatan Living

Same Sex Marriage in Merida. According to the Civil Registry, 32 same sex couples were legally married in 2016, along with 15 same sex couples in the first ...

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Potentially Deadly Insect, In Yucatan Homes  The Yucatan Times

From 6 to 13 percent of the Yucatecan population could have been in direct contact with the parasite that causes Chagas disease. MERIDA YUCATAN.- Chagas ...

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
University site investigated for ancient Mayan remains  Yucatán Expat Life

Ticul, Yucatan — Mexico is building a new university in the south of the state, but it won't get very far until some possible ancient Mayan remains and artifacts at ...

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Gender violence continues in Yucatán , man is arrested in Conkal for beating up his wife  The Yucatan Times

The man got upset because his wife said that she wanted to work, so the subject assaulted her verbally and then physically. Antonio de Jesus Q.A was charged ...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UADY in the top 5 higher education institutions in Mexico  The Yucatan Times

Six months after the unprecedented student exchange between high schools and public universities in the country, the executives, teachers and students ...

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
First Ecological Police in the state of Yucatan  The Yucatan Times

PROGRESO, YUCATÁN.- At the Coordinated Municipal Police facilities, the presentation of the First Ecological Police in the State of Yucatan took place.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mérida set to become the best place in Mexico to learn Spanish: DDET  The Yucatan Times

The Municipal Directorate of Economic Development and Tourism (Dirección de Desarrollo Económico y Turismo: DDET), is working on the implementation of ...

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Maya Train project kicks off December 16 in Yucatan  The Yucatan Times

“The project of the Maya Train in Yucatan kicks off on December 16. It will begin with a Maya ceremonies, consultations with native indigenous people and the ...

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
3 types of mosquitoes to watch out for in Yucatán  Yucatán Expat Life

At the height of Yucatán's mosquito season, UADY researcher Dr. Julián García Rejón has a stern warning to the public: Don't take it lightly. Beyond being an ...

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Yucatán stands out in Technology, Innovation and Communications  The Yucatan Times

“The state of Yucatán is one of the three most important poles in terms of technology and innovation (IT) at national level, along with Jalisco and Chihuahua”, ...

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Intestinal Mycoplasma and Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease is not limited to a certain part of the gastrointestinal tract and can affect any part of the tract. Crohn's disease is most commonly seen in young ...

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 02:03:51 GMT
UADY researchers study Mayan plant remedies  The Yucatan Times

In order to identify plant species that are used for remedies in Mayan communities, the Autonomous University of Yucatán (Uady, for its acronym in Spanish) is ...

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Merida Cultural Centers  Yucatan Living

Here is a growing list of places to go in Merida for classes in everything from dance to yoga to art to dog obedience to Maya language. There's so much to do in ...

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 08:00:00 GMT

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Arts & Humanities

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  • Applied Arts
  • Classics
  • Design
  • Education
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  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Religion and Theology
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