El Colegio de México:

An overview

Founded in 1940, El Colegio de México is widely recognized as a leading public academic institution in the Hispanic world, specializing in research and higher education in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

The research and teaching programs at El Colegio focus on the different disciplines of its Centers: History, Linguistics and Literature, International Studies, Asian and African Studies, Economics, Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies, Sociology and Gender Studies, offering a total of 20 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as specialization courses and summer programs.

El Colegio de México has a large publicly accessible library specializing in the Social Sciences and the Humanities; its collection includes approximately 855,000 volumes and extensive electronic and digital resources. The institution also operates an academic publishing house and a digital education program.

Over the years, several thousand graduates from El Colegio de México have made notable contributions as researchers, professors and through their public service in Mexico and around the world.

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