Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt

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Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt
Motto A Suscipit in Adventu Altius Instituere
Motto in English
A Dynamic Approach in Higher Education
Established 1997
Type Private
Rector Francisco Espert Soro
Students 12,200
Undergraduates 11,000
Postgraduates 1,200
Location Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
Campus Urban
Colors Red White and Black             
Website www.unihumboldt.edu.ve

Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt, named in honor of Alexander von Humboldt German naturalist and explorer, UAH is a Venezuelan private university sponsored by the Civil Association Educational Humboldt, created by the National University Council in Resolution No. 28 of 25 July 1997 and authorized in its operation by Presidential Decree No. 2.225 of December 1, 1997. Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt is well known for the initials UAH.

Student body[edit]

Total enrollment is about 12,200 including about 1200 graduate students, approximately 70 percent women, 30 percent men.

Academic offerings[edit]

UAH offers (six) 6 bachelor's degree programs and (two) 2 Engineer's degree programs known literally as an "Engineer Diploma" (abbreviated Dipl. Ing. or DI) Engineering education that meet the highest standards of excellence, including: in total (eight) 8 diploma programs and 2 masters degree programs (MBA) through its three schools.

  • School Social Sciences and Economy
  • School Engineering
  • School Humanities and Education.


School of Engineering[edit]

  • Civil Maintenance
  • Information Technologies

UAH Also offer the following undergraduate programs

School of Humanities and Education[edit]

  • Modern Languages
  • Publicity - Advertising

School of Social Sciences and Economy[edit]

  • Administration
  • Accounting
  • Economy
  • Tourism Administration
  • International Commerce


Research is conducted within the individual colleges. Major interdisciplinary research thrusts include:

  • Information Technology
  • Management of science and technology Modeling and simulation
  • Systems engineering; and robotics.


UAH "Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt" is accredited by Ministry of Higher Education of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela




The main university campus is located in Caracas, Miranda State.

  • Los Dos Caminos

Av. Rómulo Gallegos, Con 1ra. Transversal de Montecristo Edificio Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt. Caracas Telf.: +58 (212) 239.10.26 / 239.79.39 235.91.25 / 239.80.19

Also have campuses in Caracas District Capital in:

  • Plaza Venezuela (Principal)

Av. Lima, entre Plaza Venezuela y Av. Libertador, Edif. Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt. Caracas Telf.: +58 (212) 793.61.40 – 793.02.52

  • Plaza Venezuela (Faces)

Av. Lima, entre Plaza Venezuela y Av. Libertador, Edif. Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt. Caracas Telf.: +58 (212) 782.03.56 – 793.02.52

  • El Bosque

Av. Principal del Bosque (Frente a Proseín) Edif. Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt. Caracas Telf.: +58 (212) 763.62.54 – 763.59.01

Final Av. Pocaterra, Cruce con Calle Colinas, El Trigal Centro, Edif. Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt. Telf.: +58 (241) 842.12.28 – 842.59.68

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