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Universidad APEC (UNAPEC)

Dominican Republic


Located in Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic, Universidad APEC (UNAPEC) was founded in 1965 and grantedaccreditation by the Dominican government in 1968. The university has 10schools and colleges, including accounting, languages, law, marketing, andtourism.


The shield logo of UNAPECcontains a globe that represents the breadth of cultural horizons and theuniversality of intercommunication, an open book representing knowledge, and apen representing the communication of what students have learned. Theuniversity’s motto is ‘Ad Meliorem Mundum’ - ‘For a Better World’.


Santo Domingo is the capitaland largest city of the Dominican Republic, and the largest metropolitan areaby population in the Caribbean. It is is the oldest continuously inhabitedEuropean settlement in the Americas, and houses the Catedral Santa Maria LaMenor, the first cathedral of the Americas.


Culture and the performing artsare very important in Santo Domingo. The city has its own symphonic orchestra,chamber orchestra, opera company, ballet company, folkloric company, andnational theater. It enjoys a tropical climate with average yearly temperaturesof 25.9 degrees celsius (78.6 degrees fahrenheit). 

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