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University of Ciego de Avila the five enter more good of Cuba
“With that purpose, and not feeling satisfied, students and workers at this centre have already reached indicators showing the reinforcement and good quality of higher education in Ciego de Ávila” assured MSc. Pedro Manuel Concepción Cuétara, vice rector of the institution for the educational sphere.

At present the university has 75 doctors and it is expected that by 2010, that figure will increase to 100. Other figures show the accelerated growth of the institution and the diversity of programs taught in it.

Currently there are 14 000 students, in different modalities such as regular courses, course for workers, municipal branches, and distance education. The university provides 20 programs covering most of the main areas of life, while the students have full employment guaranteed before hand.  

The working opportunity is possible due to the agreements made by the university and many other institutions and organizations in the province, as stated by the Vice-rector. The 134 university branches are also a source of employment.

Among the most important university branches, mention should be made of the one attached to the Miscelaneous Crops Enterprise in La Cuba and the one located in Cayo Coco that grants a degree in tourism.

The university of Ciego de Ávila also holds several research centers that during the last 30 years have won a considerable number of prizes awarded by the Science Academy of Cuba.

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