Legal Counseling


  • To provide legal advice to the Vice Rector and the whole research system comprised by the internal units of the Vice Rectory, the Library, Documentation and Information System (SIBDI, for its acronym in Spanish), the Publishing System of Scientific Diffusion of Research (SIEDIN, for its acronym in Spanish), academic and research units, special units, research support units and other authorities in research related issues.


  • Review, discussion and normative application in specific situations of UCR research development.
  • Definition of criteria about diverse topics, such as remunerated link with the external sector, final graduation projects, copyright, agreements and institutional contracts, research policies and so on.
  • To provide quality information to those responsible for ensuring compliance of objectives, obligations, and good research progress in academic units and academic units of research.
  • To ensure adequate management in the framework of principles of legality, probity, and accountability
  • To attend and give advice about topics related to final graduation projects.
  • To review research specific agreements that the University subscribes with the different public and private entities, national and international.
  • To review new proposals and modifications of the regulations of academic units of research and others such as the systems under the responsibility of the Vice Rectory.


Licda. Marcela P. Calvo Lizano

Position: Legal Counselor
Phone: (506) 2511-5842

Dr. Denis Campos González

Position: Lawyer
Phone: (506) 2511-5841

Rosibel Vargas Pérez

Position: Secretary
Phone: (506) 2511-1399