Universidad de Costa Rica

Institutional Programs

The institutional programs of the University of Costa Rica are interdisciplinary coordination opportunities centered on a theme of strategic interest to improve the quality of life of the country’s inhabitants.

The cooperative and complementary work promoted in these programs allows for a better utilization of the institutional resources and strengthens the incidence and the leadership role of the University of Costa Rica as a higher education institution committed to the production of socially pertinent knowledge and the establishment of methodological strategies and instruments for development.

Because of their macro-thematic approach, the institutional programs regularly promote the undertaking of a variety of studies and inter-, multi-, and trans-disciplinary meetings to balance out the situation and decide on improvements for its academic activities.

Furthermore, these programs promote projects that put together the capacities of different units in the same territory or place to achieve a potentially replicable comprehensive approach or guide the interventions in other contexts.

The institutional programs of the University of Costa Rica are the following: