Avenida 12 de Octubre 1076 y Roca Quito, Ecuador
(593) 02 299 1700
Person in chargeDr. Fernando Ponce León, S.J. - Chancellor
Other members of the Executive
Doctor Fernando Barredo Heinert, SJ., Vice-chancellor,
Doctor Graciela Monesterolo Lencioni, Academic General Director
Objectives of the institution
Training autonomous men and women in a comprehensive way, to become aware, competent, compassionate and committed, and moreover, capable of learning, meditating, and reading reality in a critical way in order to transform the world into a more equitable place.
Heritage documents under its protection
The University houses the Juan José Flores Historical Archive with approximately 10.000 heritage documents from 1822 to 1915.
They are in a very good state of conservation and are used for research.
Periodicals published by the institution
The magazine of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador is a semestral publication (May and November) of its Centre of Publications.
The objective of Índex, a magazine of contemporary art, is to disseminate research and critical processes focused on the visual arts, with special emphasis on the production of thinking generated in Latin America. This publication is aimed at academic and artistic communities and to a wider public interested in developing and examining the multifarious complexity of the field of art.
Antropología Cuadernos de Investigación is a publication of the School of Anthropology of the Catholic University of Ecuador. It began as a periodical publication in 1981 and seven issues were published up to 2008. In 2009 the publication was renewed with the present format and as of year 2014 it comes out every six months. Its editorial structure includes the following sections: Introduction, theme, proposals, documents and testimonials, ethnography, scientific and academic notes, obituaries and book reviews.
Other publications by the institution
The Catholic University of Ecuador is celebrating its seventy years of service to Ecuador and the world. Consequently, we want to share with you this publication which gathers, in a brief and accurate synthesis, the thinking that brought forth this educational centre and its development throughout the last 70 years.