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WorldQuant University is an accredited not-for-profit advancing global education with entirely free offerings in data sciences. The mission of WorldQuant University is to make advanced, quality education accessible to capable students everywhere by leveraging technology at scale to deliver entirely free online programs. Education is most effective when educators, employers, and students work together to create pathways for mutual success. Technology makes advanced learning locally available across geographies and enhances outcomes by connecting capable candidates and prospective employers. With student enrollment in more than one hundred countries, our MSc in Financial Engineering Program and Applied Data Science module deliver rigorous curriculum developed by domain experts. From anywhere in the world, students are guided by professionally experienced faculty to develop the high-level quantitative and data-driven skills in high demand across industries. WorldQuant University is U.S.-based and accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). Every major industry is growing its soft-quant and hard-quant workforce. With every passing year, more employers want job applicants with data science and analytics skills. We can’t educate qualified people fast enough. We’re using financial engineering and data science education to build multidisciplinary strengths students can apply to their future careers. There are many obstacles to inspiring the next generation of data-driven experts. Cost shouldn’t be one of them. Our offerings are entirely free. We are committed to helping the most capable students advance themselves and improve the world through data science.

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Education First (EF) provides life-changing education for global citizens. For over 50 years, our mission has been to give confidence and freedom to people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds. With the desire to define your own path in life, and a little courage, Education First opens up a world of possibilities. We transform dreams into international opportunities. We combine language training with cultural exchange, academic achievement and educational travel to deliver courses and programs that transform dreams into international opportunities. In the early 1960s, a young Swedish man named Bertil Hult traveled to England for the first time. As a dyslexic, school had always been a challenge for him. But he was surprised by how effortlessly he picked up English in England. Bertil became convinced that traditional classroom-based teaching was not always the most effective. In 1965, he decided to start a small company called Europeiska Ferieskolan (European Holiday School – EF for short) that combined language learning with travel abroad. He called the program Språkresor, or Language Travel, which provided one of the world's first hands-on learning experiences outside the classroom. Today, experiential learning is a cornerstone of modern education. For Education First, it has been the philosophy behind every program for 50 years. This simple but effective way to learn has helped us become world’s largest educational organization.

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La Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) fue fundada el 21 de septiembre de 1551 con el nombre de la Real y Pontificia Universidad de México. Es la más grande universidad de México e Iberoamérica. Tiene como propósito primordial estar al servicio del país y de la humanidad, formar profesionistas útiles a la sociedad, organizar y realizar investigaciones, principalmente acerca de las condiciones y problemas nacionales, y extender con la mayor amplitud posible, los beneficios de la cultura. El campus de la UNAM, llamado Ciudad Universitaria (CU), se ubica al sur de la Ciudad de México. Su construcción estuvo a cargo de algunos de los arquitectos y artistas mexicanos más destacados del siglo XX y fue declarado Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO en 2007.​ La UNAM ha desempeñado un papel protagónico en la historia y en la formación de México. Las tareas sustantivas de esta institución pública, autónoma y laica son la docencia, la investigación y la difusión de la cultura. A lo largo de su historia, la UNAM ha estado comprometida con la promoción de la educación en todos los niveles sociales, especialmente en áreas científicas y tecnológicas, por lo que es considerada una de las instituciones con mayor impacto cultural y científico de Iberoamérica. Además, se trata de la institución mexicana de mayor impacto en lo que respecta a la publicación e investigación académica y científica. Prueba de ello es el hecho de que todos los laureados con el Premio Nobel en México son egresados de esta casa de estudios. De entre los tanto reconocimiento que ha recibido, destaca ​el Premio Príncipe de Asturias de Comunicación y Humanidades, otorgado en 2009. En el mundo académico es reconocida como una universidad de excelencia. La UNAM responde al presente y mira el futuro como el proyecto cultural más importante de México. La UNAM es un espacio de libertades. En ella se practica cotidianamente el respeto, la tolerancia y el diálogo. La pluralidad de ideas y de pensamiento es apreciada como signo de su riqueza y nunca como factor de debilidad.

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