Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin-America

Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañia de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)

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History

Founded 10 Nov 1985, Rome (Italy), by decision of university rectors. Decision ratified and Statutes approved at 4th General Assembly, 31 Oct 1987, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Statutes modified at: 4th General Assembly, 1987, Rio de Janeiro; 9th General Assembly, 1997, Guatemala (Guatemala).

Aims

Favour reflection on Jesuit educational ideals and their implementation in each university; further integration of Latin American universities in their aim of transforming social structures in favour of the poor; give priority to integrated training of students through educational curricula and educational processes in which teaching of Christian-inspired values and religious and social choice are encouraged and applied in contrast to current poverty and dehumanizing secularism; ensure continuing education of teachers, researchers and administrators and their participation in University ideals, including pedagogy and Ignatian spirituality; provide a university environment allowing growth of religious experience and an adequate synthesis of faith and science, Christian experience and social and professional practice; improve living standards through increasing scientific and technological capacity encouraged through plural responsibility and organization of civil society.

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Activities

Events/meetings; networking/liaising; training/education.

Structure

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Languages

English, Portuguese, Spanish.

Staff

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 14 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Society
    • Disadvantaged
  • Amenities
    • Living Conditions
  • Education
    • Education
    • Universities
    • Educational Content
  • Theology
    • Christianity
    • Catholicism
  • Morals
    • Morals
  • Principles
    • Values

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

D1630

Last News Received

29. Jul 2016
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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