Projects Unit


  • To manage, through administrative mechanisms and institutional regulations, the generation of scientific knowledge carried out at the University of Costa Rica. To supervise and control research activities, projects and programs formally registered at the Vice-Rectory of Research.


  • Registration, extension, suspension, modifications of programs, projects or activities.
  • Inclusions/exclusions of researchers participating in programs, projects or activities.
  • Budget Assignment for programs, projects or activities.
  • Monitoring of research partial and final reports submitted by programs, projects, or activities.
  • Analysis and approval for the presentation of offers through of different contractual models.
  • Review and processing of external funding BUDGET.
  • Collaborate with the Vice Rectory’s LEGAL COUNSELING in the approval of CONTRACTS/AGREEMENTS.


Lic. Jorge Pérez Astúa

Position: Research Manager
Phone: (506) 2511- 5840

M.A.P. Darío Hernández Castro

Position: Research Manager
Phone: (506) 2511- 5843

M.B.A.Fabián Herrera Céspedes

Position: Research Manager
Phone: (506) 2511- 1339

Lic. Jose Pablo Mora Jiménez

Position: Research Manager
Phone: (506) 2511- 5844

Lisseth Fernández Cordero

Position: Secretary
Phone: :(506) 2511- 5845

Licda. Karol Fernández Delgado:

Position: Research Manager
Phone: (506) 2511-1368

Licda. Ericka Ramírez Garita

Position: Research Manager
Phone: (506) 2511-5846

Anayency Cerdas González

Position: Research Manager
Phone: (506) 2511-1340

Licda. María José García Alfaro

Position: Research Project Management Technician (Project Databases)
Phone: (506) 2511-1341