Central American University (Managua)

Template: Infobox college / Logo missing template: Infobox university / carrier missing template: Infobox university / staff missing template: Infobox university / professors missing

The Universidad Centroamericana (UCA ) is a university in Managua, Nicaragua.


From 1870 onwards, it was part of the liberal emancipation and the formation of states in Central America to provide public education and the church to push out of the education system. The UCA Nicaragua was the first private university, which was founded on 23 June 1960 by the Compañía de Jesús in Central America. It began on June 5, 1961 its university system with departments of Business Administration, Electrical and Civil Engineering in the old center of Managua at Cine González and veterinary medicine in Rivas. In 1965 John XXIII. a building for social research and planning which was built with funds from the Federal German development cooperation. 1966 Institute for Central American history and a Human Sciences was established with courses in psychology, social work, philosophy, literature and social sciences.


  • Mayra Luz Pérez Díaz Rector Prof.


The UCA consists of five faculties:

  • Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment
  • Faculty of Communication Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Humanities


In the printing of the UCA Managua the Revista Revista Envío Envío appears.