Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, or "UAdeC" is a state university founded in 1957. It is located in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. The university system has three campuses — Saltillo, Torreón, and Norte — distributed among the most populated cities in the state. It perhaps the only one university in the world which is governed by a President elected for a period of 3 years by direct general balloting by the unqualified vote of both students and teachers.
The Autonomous University of Coahuila is a decentralized, to serve the people, institution in which the State delegates the task of imparting higher education; It is endowed with legal personality, with the broadest powers to issue their internal rules of action and the ability to acquire, manage and dispose of their property. We are a public institution that provides relevant and higher education higher quality. Encourage, with a humanist approach, universal values ??associated with the sciences, arts and sports, providing comprehensive training to students. We link the teaching, research and culture with the public, private and social sectors, contributing to sustainability with a global focus and equity.