The University of Guadalajara is a public higher education institution that has its headquarters in the city of Guadalajara. The University has several high schools as well as graduate and undergraduate campuses, which are distributed all over the state of Jalisco, Mexico. It is regarded as the most significant university in the state and the second in the country. Chronologically, based on its foundation, is the second oldest in Mexico. The University of Guadalajara is a fundamental institution for the formation of high-quality human resources and the production of scientific and technological knowledge that support the development of Jalisco. The cultural life and artistic wealth of the western region of Mexico could not be accounted for without the pioneering and unique contribution of the University of Guadalajara.