Guadalajara a World of Options in the Heart of Mexico.
Guadalajara, the 10th largest city in all of Latin America; this is where centuries-old cathedrals, mansions, palaces, and basilicas share the skyline with clean, modern high-rises.
Guadalajara is located just hours east of the Pacific Coast in the heart of the state of Jalisco; Guadalajara is the birthplace of mariachi music, tequila and an iconic Mexican cuisine.
A cultural center in Mexico since 1532, this is home to amazing museums, major film and art festivals, and cultural events that draw international crowds; Guadalajara is famous for its murals and has been called the Florence of Mexico.
Guadalajara has preserved an important cultural heritage, yet it is a modern productive metropolis with numerous special events and activities, such as the Folklore and Cultural October Fest, the International Book Fair (FIL), and the International Mariachi Festival, just to name a few.
There’s even a flourishing information technology sector here, maybe you’ve heard, the city has been called the “Silicon Valley of Mexico.”
Because of its friendly people, climate, safe environment and natural and architectonical beauty, the city and the surrounding areas are very appealing for international visitors, as well as a renowned retirement destination in Mexico.
In other words, this place is so much more than you’d expect. Guadalajara is safe, friendly, colorful, and exciting. You should come for a visit. Feel the buzz in the air. And experience the warmth and optimism of the people here. This is just one of those places that need to be experienced to be understood.
UAG MAIN CAMPUS
Move Forward From Here.
The main campus is located right in the middle of Guadalajara–our main campus. Founded in 1935, it’s the oldest private university in Mexico. Where the oldest private medical school in the country was founded.
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
Av. Patria 1201, Lomas del Valle
45129 Zapopan, Jal., Mexico
Turn Passion Into Potential.
Tucked away in a peaceful, residential section of the city, you’ll find our Institute of Biological Sciences campus–or the Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas (ICB). This is where international medical students spend their first two years and take classes in English. Complete with lecture halls and amphitheaters, a medical library, classrooms and laboratories. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for your USMLE Step 1 test and get ready for your 3rd year.