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Santa Cruz de la Sierra • Law • Medicine, General, Internal
The University is named after thinker, historian, and literary figure Gabriel René Moreno, called the "Prince of the Letters".
The University is the third-best university in Bolivia, as of 2007, and is first in academic quality in the department of Santa Cruz.
The university was created on 15 October 1892 as Distrito Universitario de Oruro. It changed its name in 1937 to Universidad San Agustín and finally adopted its present name in 1941.
One of UTO's most prestigious colleges is the "Facultad Nacional de Ingeniería" (National Engineering School).
Sucre • Law • Theology, Religion
Founded in 1624 by order of the Spanish King Philip IV, and with the support of Pope Innocent XII, the university was intended to provide an education in Law and Theology to the families and descendants of the wealthy gentry of South America.
At the turn of the 19th century, Chuquisaca and its university came to constitute a center of revolutionary zeal in Bolivia. The university intellectually sustained the well-cultivated Francophile elite whose ideals led to the Bolivian War of Independence and ultimately to the independence of all the Spanish colonies. Once Republic was proclaimed by Simón Bolívar, the university became the main university of the new country.
Until the first decades of the 20th century, its law faculty remained famous all across South America.
Cochabamba • Theology, Religion • Nursing