Peruvian Union University

Peruvian Union University
Universidad Peruana Unión
MottoEducat huic vitae et aeternitate
Motto in English
Educating for life and eternity
AffiliationSeventh-day Adventist Church
RectorGluder Quispe Huanca
Students11,500 (2018)
Altura Km. 19 Carretera Central, Ñaña, Lurigancho-Chosica
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CampusRural, 600 acres (2.4 km2)

Peruvian Union University (Spanish: Universidad Peruana Unión) is a Seventh-day Adventist university in Lima, Peru. It is the second largest of ten Adventist universities in South America. Its acronym is "UPeU". It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system.[1][2][3][4] Founded in 1919 as part of the Industrial College (today the Miraflores Adventist College) in Miraflores, Lima, it was the first higher education facility started by Seventh-day Adventists in Peru.


The main campus of Peruvian Union University is at km 19.5, Carretera Central, Ñaña, Lima, Peru. There are also campuses at Tarapoto and Juliaca.

Academic areas

The university is made up of five schools/colleges, offering a number of undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Faculty of Business

  • Business Administration and International Businesses
  • Marketing and International Business
  • Accounting and Finances
  • Business Informatics
  • Accounting and Tax Management
  • Management Assistance
  • Bilingual Management Assistance
  • Ecotourism

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology

Faculty of Human Sciences and Education

  • Communication Sciences
  • Initial Education and Childcare
  • Primary Education
  • Math Education and Informatics
  • Musical Education and Arts
  • Linguistic Education and English

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

  • Architecture
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Food Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

Faculty of Theology

  • Theology

Study abroad opportunities

Andrews University co-sponsors Adventist Colleges Abroad, a program in which qualified students study overseas while completing requirements for graduation at Andrews. This language and cultural immersion is available in nine locations: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, France, Greece, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and Taiwan. Undergraduate students may also study abroad in the Andrews University Year in England at Newbold College. Affiliation and Extension Programs are offered in Chile, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Kenya, Nigeria, England, Italy, Romania, Russia, Lebanon, Hong Kong, and South Korea.

See also


  1. ^ For real education reform take a cue from the Adventists The Christian Science Monitor
  2. ^ "Seventh-day Adventists - Christian Denomination | Religion Facts". Archived from the original on 2015-03-23. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
  3. ^ "Department of Education, Seventh-day Adventist Church". Retrieved 2010-06-18.
  4. ^ Rogers, Wendi; Kellner, Mark A. (April 1, 2003). "World Church: A Closer Look at Higher Education". Adventist News Network. Retrieved 2010-06-19.

External links

  • Official website (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 11°59′24″S 76°50′29″W / 11.9899°S 76.8413°W / -11.9899; -76.8413

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