School:Latin American Center for Human Economics (CLAEH)

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The Latin American Center for Human Economics (CLAEH) is a university based in Montevideo and Maldonado, Uruguay. The Latin American Center for Human Economy, CLAEH, is a non-profit organization founded in 1957. Its doctrinal inspiration comes from the current Economy and Humanism, promoted since the 1940s by the Dominican priest Breton Louis-Joseph Lebret on Èconomie et Humanisme , Which affirms the values of the human person, solidarity and commitment to social change in the service of development.
Its doctrinal inspiration comes from the current of Economy and Humanism, promoted since the 1940s by the Dominican priest Breton Louis Joseph Lebret, who affirms the values of the human person, solidarity and commitment to social change in the service of development. Since its creation, CLAEH has combined interdisciplinary scientific research, social intervention, with debates aimed at proposing public policies. All this, in a praxis that feeds permanently. Hence he has always sought to build knowledge for action and action for knowledge.

Its strong ties of exchange and collaboration with related organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean have sought to provide a community of ideas to strengthen regional development within a framework of progressive democracy and respect for human rights.

From its beginnings, its research on the social issue promoted the balanced debate and the formulation of public policies in subjects such as rural Uruguay, childhood, poverty, inequality, democracy, decentralization and local development. The CLAEH has contributed to take into account the findings of scientific research and the results of a practice of responsible social intervention, to inform public policies, thus contributing to the notable achievements that Uruguay has had in these last issues century.

A center promoting pluralism, humanism, freedom and democratic ideas, CLAEH became a meeting place and fecund debate of the country's most prestigious economists, sociologists, political scientists, historians, urban planners, social workers and educators.

In fifty years of accumulation, it has produced a system of competencies involving multiple and complex approaches, whose components: research, training, intervention and technical assistance are fed back, supplemented and stressed, building knowledge for action and action for knowledge .

Student Entrepreneurship

The Degree in Cultural Management aims to train dynamic and dynamic cultural professionals, preparing them in branches as varied as creativity and business administration, new technologies and art, cultural management, theories of culture, economics Creative and the economy of culture.

Cultural Management, rather than a mention or complement, is a profession that requires specific, systematic training, based on a body of knowledge and practices and integrated into a cultural ecosystem. From the Creative Economy and Administration, to the arts and technology, the Degree offers students and graduates a solid base both to integrate into the job market and to continue postgraduate studies in the country or abroad.

The Degree in Cultural Management offers a high level of competitiveness to its graduates, making them the professionals best prepared to:
Creating or directing publishing or recording companies, cultural centers, art galleries, halls and museums.
Producing musical groups, theater companies or dance companies.
Develop ventures in the area of cinematography and television production.
Generate and lead cultural proposals associated with fashion and design.
Boosting creativity on the Internet and new technologies in general.
Integrate the management team of companies or organizations associated with culture: foundations, NGOs, departments of corporate social responsibility, etc.

Directing government agencies dedicated to the design of cultural policies.
Participate in the management of public or private entities, specialized in the formulation and implementation of community actions.
In addition to having a strong background for an expanding work world, the cultural professional who graduates from the Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Management will be prepared to face new academic challenges. Due to the solidity and versatility of their training, they can aspire to access postgraduate studies both in Uruguay and in the world. These young professionals will be promoters of new challenges for the country and will have at their disposal the tools to develop new spaces for research and reflection on culture.

University - Industry Collaboration

About the University - Industry Collaboration, in the second and fourth year of the course each student has to perform at least 60 hours in what is called a unit of practice in different institutions and organizations such as festivals and producers. For that, a prior agreement is made with the unit of practice in wich it benefits from new collaborators.

The development and evaluation of pracitcas are developed during the subject Laboratory where it is oriented to the reflection around the relations between theory and practice. In the conviction that the professional activity is the result of the balanced combination of both factors, the race offers students the possibility of knowing the world in which they will work as professionals through practices from the first year. Practice Units: Bicentennial, Centers MEC, La Trastienda, Metroveinte Cultural Management, Lucero Producciones, Providencia College, MUMI, SACUDE, UNICEF, Audiovisual Producer Ax and Chalk, Hotel Walk, Union 

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