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year 2000, there were 1663 institutions of higher education: 658 public
institutions and 1005 private institutions. Through their economic dependence
or regime they are divided into: a subsystem of public universities; technological
education institutions; technological universities; private institutions
and teacher training colleges.
subsystem includes 45 institutions, considering the central units which
carry out teaching, research and extension services. In this category are
included the federal and state universities. Most public universities are
autonomous. The technological institutions include 147 public institutions,
102 of which are part of the Centre of Research and Advanced Studies of
the Instituto Politécnico Nacional, the Instituto Politécnico Nacional,
the federal technological institutions, the agricultural institutes, the
institutes of marine sciences and a forest technological institute. All
these institutions are coordinated by the Federal Government through the
Under Secretariat of Education and Technological Research of the Public
Education Secretariat. The other 45 institutions are decentralized institutions
of the state governments.
universities are public decentralized organisations of the state governments.
They were created as from 1991 to offer two-year programmes to train associate
professionals. In the year 2000, there were 38 technological universities.
To obtain a diploma, students must be successful in all subjects, carry
out social services and have followed a traineeship in the productive sector
of 13 to 15 weeks.
institutions comprise: universities, institutes and centres. Studies must
have received the Reconocimiento de Validez Oficial de Estudios (RVOE)
of the Secretariat for Public Education or the state governments or be incorporated
in a public recognized institution.Courses in teacher training colleges
last for four to six years. They train licenciados in pre-school education,
in primary education and in secondary education. In the year 2000, there
were some 357 teacher training colleges, 220 of which are public and 137