Aware of its environment, IBERO develops diverse and plural community programs in accordance with its values.
These programs encourage the development of the members of the community and strengthen IBERO’s commitment to find solutions to the main national and international challenges faced by our society.
The Environmental Program is an example of cooperation between the academic and administrative areas of IBERO. Its objectives are to:
This project within the Environmental Program, strives to reduce IBERO’s environmental footprint and helps to improve the living conditions on campus, making the concept of sustainability an important factor to consider in the university’s teaching and research.
IBERO Green Campus (page in Spanish) is a joint project of the Environmental Program and the Department of Architecture.
IBERO’s Human Rights Program is a plural, interdisciplinary endeavor which seeks to create and consolidate a culture of respect for human rights that will permeate the political and social life in Mexico through research, education and debate. Its efforts are carried out with the cooperation and support of a wide range of organizations including other academic institutions, governments, intergovernmental and civic entities, and international foundations devoted to the defense of human rights.
The main purpose of IBERO’s Interculturality and Indigenous Affairs Program (PIAI) is to create a forum for networking, analysis, reflection and action regarding Mexico’s multicultural identity and the inequalities that negatively affect the nation’s social fabric.
Therefore, the PIAI:
The social responsibility program promotes interaction between the most disadvantaged communities, especially in Mexico City’s Santa Fe area, and the university’s students, teachers, researchers and people involved in other outreach areas.
This program is permanently in the quest for equity, greater social justice and commitment of the community with those in need.
Among its functions are:
Some examples of the projects this program undertakes are:
The Migratory Issues Program was created by the Society of Jesus to motivate the interest of the community in the problems associated with migration and on how to improve the living conditions of migrants.
IBERO wants to promote the interdisciplinary study of the migration phenomenon in Mexico, and prepare its students at the undergraduate and graduate level to analyze the issues surrounding it.
One of the objectives of the program is to establish links with organizations and public and private institutions that work directly with migrants in order to help solve their problems.