Continuing Education

What do we do?

USFQ offers, through Continuing Education, a variety of courses and programs based on the Liberal Arts educational model, which, supported by a wide academic offer, update and strengthen professional knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Continuing Education seeks to be one of the most versatile services offered by the university, in order to respond effectively and efficiently, and with high quality, to the demands of society.

The objectives of continuing education, in addition to promoting the acquisition of new knowledge, should be aimed at providing prompt and immediate responses to current training needs, close links between the university and the productive and social sectors, generating pro-therapeutic strategies for programs of Postgraduate and individual level, achieve social inclusion - education is possible for all people - supporting the employability and adaptability of the participants.

Open Programs

Continuing Education offers programs that are open to the public focused on the different areas of knowledge the university offers based on the country’s demands.

Professional Update Program

This program is an initiative of the USFQ Department of Continuing Education and offers you the possibility to enroll in high-level subjects without being a regular student in order to contribute to your professional development. This offer is only available in January and August.

Requirements and considerations

  • Contact the Continuing Education Department to check for available space.
  • Complete the application (download the application here) and submit an updated passport-size photograph, a copy of the university degree* and a copy of your ID to the Department of Continuing Education.
  • For some subjects, the academic title must be linked to the area of ​​knowledge to which the subject belongs..
  • The subjects correspond to regular courses at the University and are therefore subject to availability of spots.
  • A certificate will be awarded by the Department of Continuing Education to people who have passed the course according to what is stipulated in the syllabus of the subject.
  • Classmates will be University students.
  • The Professional Update courses do not grant credits or grades and therefore are not conducive to any degree. They are not validated and do not guarantee admission to the University.

Cost per subject

Check rates in the catalog:

General Public/Individual Classes 550$
General Public/Languages 450$
Alumni/Individual Classes 475$
USFQ Professors and Administrators/Individual Classes (3 cred) 400$
USFQ Professors and Administrators/Individual Classes (1 cred) 200$
USFQ Professors 150$
USFQ Administrators 135$

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Custom Programs

On-demand programs are offered to private sector companies and public sector institutions, in order to create a personalized program, with the necessary requirements to adapt to your needs. We seek to ratify USFQ's commitment to participate in such important areas of community engagement as Continuing Education.

Programs carried out

Fedex Delivery Group

Grupo FEDEX

 

YPO University

YPO University

 

Ecuadorian Air Force

Grupo FAE

 

Avales Académicos

 Instituciones avaladas

 

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Política de otorgamiento de avales por parte de la Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ a actividades de educación continua de otras instituciones

El aval académico que otorga la Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ, a un programa de educación continua ofertado por una persona externa a la Universidad, certifica lo siguiente:

  1. La USFQ ha revisado el contenido del proyecto externo de educación continua.
  2. La USFQ ha revisado el currículo de los profesores que dictan el proyecto externo de educación continua.
  3. La USFQ está de acuerdo con el perfil académico y las calificaciones de los profesores que participan en el programa de educación continua.

Al emitir un aval la Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ no es responsable por el programa, cualquier incumplimiento en relación con la ejecución del programa, esto es de responsabilidad exclusiva del promotor y responsable del proyecto que pidió el aval.

En ningún caso, este aval implica la emisión de un título universitario para los participantes del programa avalado, ni éstos pueden ser considerados estudiantes de la USFQ; de acuerdo con la normativa de educación superior del Ecuador.

 

 Descargar solicitud

 

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Requisitos aval académico

Las solicitudes de aval académico deben dirigirse por escrito al Departamento de Educación Continua de la Universidad.

Se deberá enviar un único documento con índice de contenido, que deberá incluir, al menos, la siguiente información.

 

 Descargar requisitos

 

La información se recibirá únicamente de manera completa y se remitirá al Vicerrectorado Académico y Decanato del Colegio Académico para su respectiva evaluación.

En las instancias de evaluación se podrá pedir que se amplíe con más información cualquiera de los anteriores componentes o solicitar que se agregue uno o más campos de información adicionales.

El aval académico que otorga la Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ, a un programa de educación continua ofertado por una persona externa a la Universidad, certifica lo siguiente:

  1. La USFQ ha revisado el contenido del proyecto externo de educación continua.
  2. La USFQ ha revisado el currículo de los profesores que dictan el proyecto externo de educación continua.
  3. La USFQ está de acuerdo con el perfil académico y las calificaciones de los profesores que participan en el programa de educación continua.

Al emitir un aval la Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ no es responsable por el programa, cualquier incumplimiento en relación con la ejecución del programa es de responsabilidad exclusiva del promotor y responsable del proyecto que pidió el aval.

En ningún caso, este aval implica la emisión de un título universitario para los participantes del programa avalado, ni éstos pueden ser considerados estudiantes de la USFQ; de acuerdo con la normativa de educación superior del Ecuador.

La documentación debe remitirse a:

Rocío Ordóñez
Asistente Administrativa
Departamento Educación Continua
rordonez@usfq.edu.ec

 

Cursos

Programas Abiertos

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General Public Fee: $720
Early Payment Fee 1: $620 (until March 20) 
Early Payment Fee 2: $650 (until March 29) 

 

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15 Apr
Este programa busca educar a profesionales ante una creciente demanda y preocupación de la industria en temas de gestión de...
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Early Bird Price: $990 (Apr 1)
General Public: $1100
Groups (3 people): $970 each
 

 

 

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Informational Brochure This program aims to provide updated information and training for professionals in the child and adolescent field, specifically...
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Early Payment 1: $400 (until Feb 23)

Early Payment 2: $420 (until Mar 6)
General Public: $470
Groups (3 persons): $440
USFQ Community: $440

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6 May
The use of Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing many areas, especially in creative sectors and particularly in graphic design, significantly influencing...
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Early Payment Rate: $300 (by March 18th)
General Public Rate: $345
Group Rate (3 people): $300 per person
USFQ ALUMNI Rate: $315

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Informational Brochure The cycle of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery conferences covers a wide variety of fundamental topics that are within...
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General Public Rate: $550
Early Payment Rate: $500
USFQ Community Rate: $490
 

 

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21 May
Supported by: . This program aims to complement the education in the chapter of sustainable design and construction for students...
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General Public Rate: $1350
Early Bird Rate 1: $1200 (until April 22)
Group and USFQ Community Rate: $1250

 

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27 May
Download Informational Brochure The Mediator Training Program at the USFQ Arbitration and Mediation Center provides participants with the theoretical and...
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Early Payment: $895 (until April 25)
General Public: $960
Groups (3 people): $910 each
USFQ Community: $900

10
17 Jun
This program is intended for engineers, architects, and other professionals interested in deepening their knowledge and skills in the legislation...
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General Public Rate: $380
Early Bird Rate: $340 (until May 16)
Group Rate (3 people): $360 each

USFQ Community Rate: $345

 

7
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Organized by: In collaboration with: The Third Latin American Congress on OCD is an event that facilitates dialogue and collaboration...
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Early bird fee for professionals: $150 (until May 22)

General public fee for professionals: $180

Student fee: $90

USFQ student fee: $80

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