University of Lima
This article needs additional citations for verification. (August 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Universidad de Lima
|Motto||Scientia et praxis|
|Established||25 April 1962|
|Rector||Óscar Quezada Macchiavello|
Av. Javier Prado Este 4600 s/n, |
Monterrico, Santiago de Surco, Lima 33, Lima, Peru
|Affiliations||UDUAL, Asociación Columbus, Consorcio de Universidades|
The University of Lima (Spanish: Universidad de Lima) is a private nonprofit university in Lima, Peru. It was founded in 1962. The decision to create the University of Lima was made in the early 1960s by a group of university professors, along with commerce and industry representatives. It was after two years of effort that they managed to start it. It officially started operating on 25 April 1962. At the beginning only had with 120 students in a small campus in the Jesús María District. Due to the university's quick growth, the campus in the Monterrico area of Surco was inaugurated to serve the university's space needs.
Today, the University of Lima has over 16,000 students, twelve majors, a postgraduate school, a general studies program and a scientific research institute, along with many services for students, faculty, and the community at large.
- Mario Bellatin (born 1960), Mexican novelist
- Carlos Bruce (born 1957), politician
- Enrique Javier Cornejo Ramirez, politician
- Mávila Huertas (born 1970), journalist, writer, actress, and radio and television presenter
- Alex Kouri (born 1964), lawyer and politician
- Daniel Mora (born 1945), military officer and politician
- Ricardo Morán (born 1974), producer and director
- Beto Ortiz (born 1968), journalist and writer
- Revista de Historia de América, Issues 110-113 (in Spanish). Instituto Panamericano de Geografía e Historia. 1991. p. 145. Retrieved 2 August 2017.