AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS WORLDWIDE
InterAmerican University International Network System
1999, students and faculty of InterAmerican University have
benefited from the University’s membership in InterAmerican
University International Network System, today a consortium
of 28 colleges and universities. IUNINS works with its member
institutions to help their students and faculty gain access
to many options available worldwide; to keep its members informed
about opportunities for fellowship, scholarship, and research
appointments; and to organize research alliances among its
The InterAmerican University International Network System
manages, undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, as well
as faculty enjoy access to a multitude of opportunities for
study and research. Students can participate in programs covering
a wide variety of disciplines including business, humanities,
engineering, and mathematics, among others. Appointment and
program length range from one month to four years.
is enhanced through exposure to diversity in composition of
the student body, faculty, staff, and administrators; including
women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and various
age groups and religions. The University has responded to
the challenging responsibility of being located in a culturally
diverse region by developing a unique blend of teaching, research,
brings the benefits of scholarship and research to students
and through them to the people of the area. InterAmerican
University asserts that excellence in teaching traditional
and non-traditional students is its central responsibility.
A comprehensive undergraduate education, grounded in the arts
and sciences, develops intellectual, cultural, and ethical
qualities in its students. The innovative General Education
Program challenges students to develop the analytical and
critical skills necessary for life-long learning. InterAmerican
University offers advance standing degrees in selected graduate
programs as well as degrees in certain professional areas.
Through learning begun at InterAmerican University, graduates
compete in the global intellectual community in which they
a research university, InterAmerican University develops,
integrates, disseminates, and applies knowledge. Faculty maintains
on-going programs of basic and applied research or creative
activities appropriate to their disciplines. The University's
urban and rural environments provide a rich opportunity for
research and creative scholarship, and for the use of that
scholarship in the intellectual and cultural development of
the region. The University's commitment to fostering a research
and creative environment harmonizes with the other aspects
of its mission. InterAmerican University fulfills its outreach
mission through its contributions to professional organizations
and to the needs of the community.
University promotes intellectual, cultural, and community
development of the region through, for example, its artistic
programs, lecture series, technical assistance, continuing
education, and intercollegiate athletic programs.
University, through its research, teaching, and outreach roles,
responds to individual needs and addresses broader issues
as well, for instance, K-12 education, economic development,
environmental initiatives, international programs, computing,
is an international consortium of educational establishments
aiming to advance global education in all aspects.
works with its member institutions to help their students
and faculty gain access to the many options available worldwide;
to keep its members informed about opportunities for fellowship,
research appointments and alliances.
allows students from its member institutions a smoother transition
for transferring to other centers and educational systems.
(InterAmerican University International Network System) has
been conceived as a Consortium of educational institutions
of all kinds willing to attain the following general objectives:
Contribute to the acquisition of the highest levels of educational
excellence with regard to design, conformation, development,
assessment, implementation, and research of all kinds of American
based programs, either originated by public or private institutions
or by non-governmental organizations.
Represent and administer all kinds of programs with proven
recognition, prestige and reputation, all over the world.
Coordinate international initiatives whose final objective
contributes to the advancement, the improvement and the exaltation
of those values derived from an international education as
a vehicle of communication and intercultural awareness, within
the respect for the territorial singularities, the awareness
before the problematic proceeding from intolerance, social
injustice, inequalities of any kind, environmental aggressions,
harm to the fundamental rights, search fro transcendence and
Establish an organic structure throughout the world hierarchly
constituted by as many regional coordinators as states or
countries represented in every moment. Each coordinator will
strive to organize his or her own team within the framework
of the official regulations, policies and directives set up
by the IUNINS Governing Board.
Manage and orient the coordinators’ activities towards
the optimisation of the university programs sponsored by the
Maintain a special service of updated information about all
institutions directly or indirectly integrated within the
network, as well as about their programs, characteristics,
accreditation and other relevant aspects of general interest.
Centralize and channel all applications from students who
wish to be part or pursue American studies by creating an
Orientation and Counseling Bureau to take care of all procedures
of an informative, administrative, legal, assessment, and/or
credential validation nature.
Support whatever initiative coming from international students
that eventually may contribute to the enrichment of their
personal, academic, social or recreational experiences and
to the setting up of an international network among them.
Create a job bank by means of special agreements international
firms from all economic sectors, independently of the country
the student may come from.
Maintain the lowest possible cost for all programs and services
so that they may become accessible to all kinds of candidates,
regardless their financial situation, ethnical origin, creed
or academic background.