La Paz - Education

Education

The city hosts some of the most important universities of the country:

  • Universidad Mayor de San Andrés. Opened in 1830, the second oldest university in Bolivia.
  • Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo
  • Escuela Militar de Ingeniería
  • Universidad Privada Boliviana
  • Universidad Nuestra Señora de La Paz
  • Universidad Privada Franz Tamayo
  • Universidad Privada San Francisco de Asis
  • Universidad Loyola
  • Universidad NUR
  • Universidad La Salle
  • Universidad Tecnológica Boliviana
  • Universidad Privada del Valle
  • Universidad Central de Bolivia
  • Universidad Salesiana de Bolivia
  • Universidad de Aquino Bolivia
  • Universidad Adventista de Bolivia
  • Universidad Saint Paul
  • Universidad Real
  • Universidad de Los Andes
  • Fundación Infocal La Paz
  • Escuela Normal Superior Simón Bolívar
  • Escuela Industrial Superior "Pedro Domingo Murillo"

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Famous quotes containing the word education:

    Think of the importance of Friendship in the education of men.... It will make a man honest; it will make him a hero; it will make him a saint. It is the state of the just dealing with the just, the magnanimous with the magnanimous, the sincere with the sincere, man with man.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    In this world, which is so plainly the antechamber of another, there are no happy men. The true division of humanity is between those who live in light and those who live in darkness. Our aim must be to diminish the number of the latter and increase the number of the former. That is why we demand education and knowledge.
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    Whether in the field of health, education or welfare, I have put my emphasis on preventive rather than curative programs and tried to influence our elaborate, costly and ill- co-ordinated welfare organizations in that direction. Unfortunately the momentum of social work is still directed toward compensating the victims of our society for its injustices rather than eliminating those injustices.
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