Mission and Goals


The mission of LACCEI is to facilitate and promote global collaboration in the advancement and continuous improvement of engineering and technology education, practice, research, and innovation linking Latin America and the Caribbean to the rest of the world.

The goals and objectives of LACCEI

Cooperation and partnerships among member institutions in the areas of engineering education, research, and technology advancement with emphasis on:

  • Faculty and student exchange
  • New and/or higher level academic programs
  • Dual/joint degree and certificate programs
  • Faculty development including higher degrees
  • Distance, continuing and e-education
  • Laboratory development and sharing of resources
  • Curriculum development, course equivalency and accreditation support
  • Industry internship, cooperative programs and career development
  • Joint training and research programs, and solicitation of funds
  • Development, commercialization and transfer of technology
  • Dissemination of scholarly achievements and other accomplishments by member institutions
  • Open Science for Engineering

LACCEI Organization Chart

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