University of Commercial Sciences

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University of Commercial Sciences
Universidad de Ciencias Comerciales (UCC)
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Motto Gente que triunfa
Motto in English
People who succeed
Established 1964
Type Private
Rector Gilberto Bergman Padilla
Location Managua, Nicaragua
Nickname UCC
Affiliations AUPRICA

The University of Commercial Sciences (Spanish: Universidad de Ciencias Comerciales) (UCC), is a private university located in Managua, Nicaragua which was founded in 1964.[1][2]


In 1964, Carlos Narváez Moreira founded the Institute of Commercial Sciences, which later became the Center of Commercial Sciences, offering a technical degree in Accountancy and Finance. In the following years the academic offering was expanded to include courses in Senior Technical Executive Secretariat, Business Executive, Public Relations Executive and Marketing and Advertising.

On April 3, 1997, the National University Council changed the calassification of the UCC from a Superior Technical Education Center to a university.[3]

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