UTPL is sanctioned for offering master degrees without the endorsement of the CES

The Higher Education Council (CES for its Spanish acronym) ordered a payment of $ 170,000 to the Technical University of Loja (UTPL for its Spanish acrony,) for offering courses and programs with a “high number of students” without the approval of the CES. The entity said the...

Council for Higher Education establishes costs rules for public universities

Senior students will be only charged once eat the beginning of an academic term, this value corresponds to administrative and general services and “shall not exceed the 10%” of the total value of the tariff, according to the Regulation of Free Superior Public...

Universities conform to standards for degrees

Universities have already started to implement the new guidelines set in the Academic Regime Regulation approved last November by the Higher Education Council (CES for its Spanish Acronym). Some universities already have their Certification Unit and others are reforming their...

CES will analyze charges regulation of private universities

The proposal of the Higher Education Council (CES for its spanish acronym), which seeks to regulate the collection of university fees, tuition and other items, will be analyzed and reviewed along with the Ecuadorian Corporation for Private Universities (CEUPA). The standard...
There will be two options for graduate programs

Graduate programs will be for professionalizing or for research

The new regulation of the academic regime establishes that universities and polytechnic schools must offer two types of graduate programs, professionalizing or research, which the students will choose according to their interests. Enrique Santos, academic member of the Higher...