We are proud to partner with the following organizations –


Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) – USFQ, founded in 1988, was the first private, fully self-financed University in Ecuador.  Per their website, the Mission of USFQ is “to train, educate, research and serve the community in the liberal arts philosophy of integrating all sectors of society.” The university enrolls 6,000 students and employs 300 full-time faculty, half of the total number of doctorate holders in Ecuador.

UF and USFQ have partnered together on service trips to disadvantaged communities in Ecuador for over 10 years that have included faculty and students from the Medical, Dental and Veterinary Colleges.  We are expanding our partnership to include exchange of students for clinical rotations and we are creating faculty-student teams to undertake service and reserch projects in Ecuador under the Global Health Equity concentration available to UF medical students.





UCNE CaptureUniversidad Catolica Nordestana – The Catholic University Nordestana (UCNE) was founded on March 14, 1978.  It is a Catholic Institution of Higher Education, Nonprofit, Community service led by the Bishop of San Francisco de Macoris, and sponsored by Nordestana Catholic University Foundation, Inc.





Universidad Catolica Santo DomingoUniveridad Catolica Santo Domingo –COLLEGE  The Santo Domingo Catholic University seeks to contribute to the increase of high culture and fuller development of the human person through the ardent search for truth and its unselfish transmission to youth and all those who learn to think rigorously, to act honestly and to better serve society, so that they become outstanding men and women for knowledge, ready to play responsible roles in society and to testify their faith to the world. As its contribution to the development of Christian character and the social, economic, cultural and political advancement of Dominican society, the Catholic University of Santo Domingo aims to achieve the following objectives: To promote academic, professional and scientific training of community high projection line to the vocation and personal qualifications of the members of the university community. Promote, by all suitable means, the advancement of science, contribute to the improvement of its methods, expanding the scope of their knowledge, training competent teachers, increase the number and quality of intellectual vocations and encourage the intensification of culture under the sign and the integrative unity of Gospel values. Being Catholic professionals in the areas required for the overall development of Dominican society. Develop programs to the solution of social problems facing the country, offering students a social formation that projected toward the most needy, for the purposes of mutual understanding, human service and advocacy. Raise the cultural level of our society, framing them within Christian principles. Spreading the Christian ideals of peace, solidarity, progress, social justice and respect for human rights, in order to contribute to the formation of a collective consciousness sustained by those values. Contribute to the development of national identity.

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