The term “Universidad“ in Mexico is a legally protected  denomination and reserved for those  postsecondary institutions of higher education,  offering at least five (5) officially recognized  Licentiates  (Bologna system Master-level) or postgraduate degree programmes, in at least three study areas, including arts (humanities).

Universidad Azteca is a Private University with Recognition of the Official Validity of Studies awarded by the Federal Ministry of  Education of the Republic and recognized by the Federal Government (SECRETARIA DE EDUCACION PUBLICA, SEP)  to award University degrees. 

The university offers Three Academic Systems: Traditional (on-campus), Blended Learning and Virtual E-learning (in a real time) and awards degrees in a variety of specializations study areas. 

According the Mexican Higher Education laws Universidad Azteca  is authorized to award degrees with RVOE for nationals, and own academic higher degrees of the university (grados propios)  without RVOE. 

Official notification of the Registry of Educational Establishments,  No. 15-00084: registered in the first section of the Book 71-VIII  of Educational Institutions, on page 129, as a Private Institution  with Recognition of the Official Validity of Studies, awarded by  the General Directorate of Higher Education of the Sub-Secretary  of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Secretary of  Public Education SEP.

It also has the right to conduct distance studies and to grant the respective Academic Degrees and International Degrees in accordance with Articles 59 and 60 of the General Education Law.

Azteca University periodically conducts a self-evaluation of international distance study programs in accordance with the standards of the ODLQC Open & Distance Learning Quality Council, (British)

Azteca University have been Audited and Certified by AFQ Akademie Futurum Qualitas (Berlin, Germany) according to:


Azteca University has received the «Mexican Institution of the Year 2013» Award during the VI Edition of the Mexico Quality Summit organized by the Latin American Quality Institute (LAQI), thus obtaining recognition for its delivery to quality and innovation in Mexico.

In addition to the aforementioned ISO Certifications, Azteca has several international accreditations that guarantee the quality and excellence of the higher education it offers, within these accreditations is:

  • Institutional and Programmatic Accreditation by TRACCERT, Training Accreditation & Certification Organization Canada. TRACCERT is a member of AAAC Association of Accrediting Agencies of Canada and a registered Accreditation and Certification Body with the Government of Canada.
  • Azteca University is certified by the LAQI Latin American Quality Institute in Quality Management System, receiving the Global Quality Certification by the Latin American Quality Institute (LAQI).
  • Universidad Azteca European Programmes at Austria is registered by THE AGENCY FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE AND ACCREDITATION AQ, AUSTRIA.
  • Azteca University has been registered and listed at Berlin Ministry of Education at Germany
  • Universidad Azteca European Programmes is an approved member of the European Association for Distance Learning EADL of United Kingdom.
  • From 2013 to 2017, Azteca University received the accreditation as “PREMIER PROVIDER” status by ASIC, Accreditation Service for International Colleges, Schools & Universities, based in the UK, is a UK Border Agency recognised Accreditation Body, a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, is listed in the international registry for the UK of CHEA, the US Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and is a national UK Affiliate of ENQA, the European Network of Quality Assurance for Higher Education, which recognizes ASIC as a bona fide quality assurance agency. This accreditation expired; in the meantime we are working on a different UK accrediting agency.


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