Universidad Católica Andrés Bello - UCAB • Caracas, Venezuela
Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB) is one of the largest private universities in Venezuela. The university has campuses in various cities, including Caracas, Los Teques, Guayana and Coro. The main university campus is in Caracas. The school was named after the Venezuelan writer Andrés Bello. Ever since its founding in October 1953, by the Society of Jesus, it has welcomed many national and international students. It is consistently ranked among the best private universities in Venezuela, making it a prestigious institution of higher education. UCAB has a wide range of degree programmes to choose from. The school has faculties in the field of Economics and Social Sciences, as well as Humanities and Education, Engineering, Theology, and Law. All of these faculties deliver postgraduate degree programmes. The university strives to be a humane and sustainable learning environment, therefore the school's publications usually deal mainly with human rights issues and cultural topics. The campus has state-of-the-art facilities and services to accommodate each student's needs. The university is also a pioneer in online and distance learning, students can choose to this study option to make sure that studying matches their work and personal life. The university even has a Spanish version of the International Criminal Court Moot Competitions. The United Nations team of the university has been taken parts in competitions since 1996, and has even won Harvard University's best delegation award. The school is known for its students' high employability. Notable alumni include diplomats, journalists, actors, lawyers, and many more. The university offers the perfect learning environment and attracts national and international students alike. The courses are well-structured, dynamic and interactive, thus preparing students for a global career and providing them with the necessary means to become successful in their careers. Internships and work placements are an important part of studying at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello.