Investigation Units

Engineering and Architecture

Research Center in Information and Communication Technologies (CITIC, for its acronym in Spanish)

This unity is devoted to research, innovation and development. In the same way that happens in other latitudes, it seeks to care of the needs and expectations of society and promoting solutions for the technological development and knowledge different sectors require.


  • To advance knowledge in the different fields of computers and informatics and promote interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research through promotion, coordination and development of scientific research, according to the general policies of UCR
  • Closely integrate the CITIC activities to the exercise of teaching and community outreach as mechanisms to apply and disseminate knowledge originated from its research programs
  • To stimulate the formation and training of researchers, providing the facilities, resources and infrastructure required for their training
  • To promote the collaboration and integration among the researchers through the formation of research groups, nets of scientific collaboration and research projects in the academic units of UCR as well as the centers of national and international research
  • To provide the ECCI with a platform of permanent research which supports the current programs of undergraduate and graduate, as well as the future program of Doctorate in Computers and Informatics



  • Sale of services
  • Training
  • Research at measure
  • Advising