Central University of Ecuador

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Group.png Central University of Ecuador  
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MottoOmnium Potentior est Sapientia
HeadquartersQuito, Ecuador
TypeNational university
Most national politicans have studied or worked here
Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Central University of Ecuador

The Central University of Ecuador (Universidad Central del Ecuador) is a national university located in Quito, Ecuador and is the oldest and largest university in Ecuador, and one of the oldest in the Americas.[1] The enrollment at Central University of Ecuador is over 10,000 students per year.

One of the cornerstones of Central University of Ecuador is the medical school, which is one of the best in the country.[2]

The political activity in this university is central to the country, it is almost a tradition that the most important politicians, especially the the highlanders, are students or professors of this house of study.


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José María Velasco Ibarra19 March 189330 March 1979PoliticianPopulist politician elected five times, removed from power by the army (with the help of the CIA) four times.