Universidad Mayor de San Simón (UMSS)


UMSS is a public university of Bolivia, located in Cochabamba. It is the oldest and largest university in Cochabamba, and together with Universidad Mayor de San Andres (from La Paz), are the most well recognized universities of Bolivia. UMSS hosts more than 65000 students distributed in 14 faculties.

UMSS offers different academic degrees:

The main activities of UMSS are the Education, Training and Research. Also UMSS supports in environmental, health, social an engineering problems demanded by the local and national society.
UMSS has wide experience leading projects in regional and national context, and has participated in several international projects of different backgrounds.


Av. Ballivián esquina Reza #591

Andres Gonzales Amaya, Researcher
(Spanish, English)