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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
Motto Lucem Aspicio
Established 19 September 1847; 166 years ago (1847-09-19)
Type Public university
Location Tegucigalpa,  Honduras
Campus Urban
Athletics 40 varsity teams
Colors Blue & Yellow         
Mascot Pumas

The National Autonomous University of Honduras (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras) is the national public university of Honduras. It was founded in 1847 and has many campuses throughout the country.


On October 15 of 1957 the autonomy of UNAH was passed by decree and since then the UNAH receiving 6% of the government's education budget.


University city

Main article: UNAH university city

The main campus is in the country's capital of Tegucigalpa and is home to the university's Medical School hospital and campus.

Other campuses

Other major campuses include the Unah-vs (UNAH Valle de Sula) located at San Pedro Sula, the Centro Universitario Regional del Litoral Atlantico (CURLA) located at Comayagua, and the Comayagua Campus. It is currently Honduras' largest university in terms of student enrollment and one of the largest university systems in Central America.

UNAH Library

Main article: UNAH Library

UNAH Library system was founded in 1970, it has more than 16,000 volumes, internet website, electronic books, all campus in UNAH have their own library.

See also

External links

  • UNAH

Coordinates: 14°5′7″N 87°9′47″W / 14.08528°N 87.16306°W / 14.08528; -87.16306

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