Affiliations and Memberships

Universidad de las Américas Puebla is located in the greater metropolitan area of Puebla, in the state of Puebla. Founded in the 16th century as a bridge between Mexico City and the port city of Veracruz, Puebla is one of the most important colonial cities in Mexico and its fourth largest city. The city of Puebla is home to many universities, and offers the commercial infrastructure and services of any world class city.

Academic Excellence

Udlap offers close to 100 academic programs that meet high quality standards in both traditional and distance learning modalities. Our programs are multidisciplinary, innovative and modern, imparting the knowledge and skills that our future alumni will use in their professional careers.

International Prestige

UDLAP has academic cooperation agreements with more than 300 universities located in 30 different countries. All UDLAP students are encouraged to spend a semester or year studying abroad. We also offer dual degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level with universities in Spain, United States, France, Canada and Germany.

UDLAP is committed to high educational standards, and has been accredited By the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) since 1959. UDLAP's international accreditation with SACS was reaffirmed in 2015 for the next 10 years, making us one of five institutions in Latin America that have earned this academic recognition. Our alumni are truly export quality.


Affiliations and Memberships

UDLAP participates actively in several university associations both nationally and internationally, exchanging information and consultations for all types of institutional processes.


AMIGOS - Red de Instituciones Mexicanas para la Cooperación Bibliotecaria. Network of Mexican Institutions for Library Cooperation.

AMPEI - Asociación Mexicana para la Educación Internacional. Mexican Association for International Education.

ANFEI - Asociación Nacional de Facultades y Escuelas de Ingenierías. National Association of Engineering Faculties and Schools.

ANFECA - Asociación Nacional de Facultades y Escuelas de Contaduría y Administración. National Association of Accounting and Administration Faculties and Schools.

ANUIES - Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior. National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions.

CLARA - Cooperación Latino Americana de Redes Avanzadas. Latin American Cooperation for Advanced Networks.

CONAHEC - Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration.

PROMESAN - Programa para la Movilidad de Educación Superior de América del Norte. Known as the Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education, (FIPSE) in the USA and as Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) in Canada.

UNIVERSIA - El Portal de los Universitarios. Ibero-American Network of Universities.



AACSB - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

AAI - International Actuarial Association.

ABET - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

AMEFAR - Asociación Mexicana de Farmacología, A.C. Mexican Association of Pharmacology.

AMIDIQ - Academia Mexicana de Investigación y Docencia en Ingeniería Química, A.C. Mexican Academy of Research and Teaching in Chemical Engineering.

ANFEQUI - Asociación Nacional de Facultades y Escuelas de Ingeniería Química. National Association of Chemical Engineering Faculties and Schools.

ASINEA - Asociación de Instituciones de Enseñanza de la Arquitectura de la República Mexicana. Association of Mexican Institutions Teaching Architecture.

ATAM - Asociación Nacional de Tecnólogos de Alimentos de México, A.C. National Association of Mexican Food Technologists

BALAS - Business Association of Latin American Schools.

CLADEA - Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administración. Latin American Council of Management Schools.

CNEIP - Consejo Nacional para la Enseñanza e Investigación en Psicología. National Council for Teaching and Research in Psychology.

CONAC - Colegio Nacional de Actuarios. National Council of Actuaries.

CONEICC - Consejo Nacional para la Enseñanza e Investigación en Ciencias de la Comunicación. National Council for Teaching and Research in Communication Science.

ECEDHA - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association.

ENCUADRE - Asociación Mexicana de Escuelas de Diseño Gráfico. Mexican Association of Graphic Design Schools.

FELAFACS - Federación Latinoamericana de Facultades de Comunicación Social. Latin American Federation of Social Communication Faculties.

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

IFT - Institute of Food Technologists.

IIE - Institute of Industrial Engineers.

RLCU - Red Latinoamericano de Cooperación Universitaria. Latin American University Cooperation Network

SMM - Sociedad Matemática Mexicana. Mexican Mathematical Society