Mission and vision
The mission of the Economics Career at the Bolivian Private University is to provide comprehensive training to future professionals Economists with values, practicing responsibility, ethical principles, highly qualified and competitive at national and international level; innovative professionals, researchers and entrepreneurs who contribute to the socioeconomic development of society.
Be a leading career in the comprehensive training of professional Economists; recognized nationally and internationally for high levels of educational quality with values, ethical, entrepreneurial and competitive principles; promoting research and economic innovation to contribute to the socioeconomic development of society. delete
Why study Economics at the UPB?
The university and academic experience of the Economics career will allow you to observe, analyze and understand the complex socioeconomic changes in our environment (far and near), giving you the necessary tools to enter a very competitive job market
From social, analytical, practical, leadership and administrative skills, the UPB will give you a complete capacity to deal with the field, guaranteeing the success of your work experience.
Profile of the Graduate in Economics
The career offers three mentions that mark the beginning of the professional path: FINANCE: For those who seek to specialize in the management of financial resources or to develop professionally in for-profit institutions. DEVELOPMENT: For students who want to specialize in the management of resources other than financial resources and work professionally in foundations or NGOs. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: For those who wish to specialize in the application of economic science in politics, negotiation or representation of groups.
The broad nature of the economic sciences provides its students with a wide field of professional action, which can be divided into three large groups of professions, according to the mentions offered:
- • Companies, Financial Sector. Industrial Sector, Business and Investments.
- • International Organizations, NGOs, Foundations and the Public Sector.
- • Public Sector, International Organizations and Political Sphere.
In 1993, the Industrial Economics career of the UPB was created. In 2001, by Ministerial Resolution, the name change to the Economics major was approved, belonging to the Faculty of Business Sciences and Law of the (UPB), Cochabamba headquarters. The career, throughout these years, faced different and positive transformations that occurred according to the demands of the contemporary labor market, the need to adequately analyze the complex scenarios of the current economy and the importance of providing adequate teaching to world trends. In fact, the last curricular design of the Economics career was approved in October 2017, so that teaching is oriented with emphasis towards a scientific aspect, with a largely theoretical, practical and reflective approach.
In these 27 years, the career has been gaining prestige due to the complete training of its students, who are highly valued in the labor market and who successfully continue their postgraduate studies at prestigious world universities. In addition, the educational quality has been endorsed by institutions such as the University of London, which recognizes the UPB as a Recognized Teaching Center.
Speak directly with Headquarters
Pamela Cordova Olivera, Ph.D.
Telf: (591-4) 4268287 / Int: 469