About U Galileo

About Galileo University

In today’s world, drastic changes, knowledge and technology have become a part of our daily lives, mainly because they are linked to the whole social, working and productive process, not only in our country, but worldwide. In that setting, higher education represents a cornerstone to develop the skills and acquire the knowledge necessary to fulfill the demands of the new economy. This gives the University a very important role, not only in professional training, but also in the generation of knowledge, that responds to the needs of an increasingly competitive world.

Universidad Galileo is a higher education institution, product of 27 years of constant work and effort of an elite group of professionals, leaded by Eduardo Suger Cofiño, Ph.D, founder and President. He has been able to put forward a completely different and non-traditional educational approach, which is impelled by a very clear motto: “To educate is to change visions and transform lives”.

Within this Galilean context, academia must respond to human development and an increase in competitiveness. This institution has more than 25 years of experience in university education in our country.

At first, as the Universidad Francisco Marroquin’s School of Systems, Information Technology and Computer Science Engineering and now as an Institute of Higher Studies committed to the training and preparation of world-renowned professionals. It was authorized by the Private Higher Education Council (Consejo de Enseñanza Privada Superior) in October 2000, making it the first university in Guatemala with a technological approach.

This is why it is very important for us that you know our university’s conformation, its academic entities, the degrees it offers, and all the details that makes us a cutting edge institution that with its work has marked the competitive insertion of our country into the technological era and the XXI-century globalization.

Universidad Galileo has experienced a significant growth during the past few years, which has been regarded as “extraordinary”. This growth has been not only in the number of students, but also in the number of offered programs.

All of this has made of Galileo one of the most important universities in the Central American region. This is a direct result of a clear vision and a firm commitment to it.