In his role as the
only state university, it belongs to exclusive lead, organize
and develop education state's higher education and state
and the dissemination of culture in all its manifestations.
Promote by all means the research in all fields of human
knowledge and cooperate to study and solve the national
The University of San Carlos of Guatemala is the state higher education institution, autonomous, democratic; culturaly multi-focused, linked and committed to the scientific, social and humanistic development, with effective and dynamic management, using all the resources optimally to achieve its goals and objectives, as a trainer of professional ethics and academic excellence.