Civil Engineering

Professional Profile

Civil engineers from the University of Lima have a solid training in mathematics and engineering sciences that allow them to respond coherently and promptly to the challenges posed by the design, construction, supervision and maintenance of any type of infrastructures.

They are also familiar with philosophies, theories, principles and technological tools; therefore, they can provide technically sound, creative and innovative answers, particularly related to environmental security, quality, economics and care for the management of construction projects.

Moreover, our civil engineers have specific abilities and skills such as the capacity to communicate, both orally and in writing, work as a team, and exercise a productive leadership. They are also aware of the need for continuous learning that will allow them to rapidly join a group, comply with the requirements, and adopt the way of working of the companies from the labor market.

Ethical and moral soundness in the exercise of their profession is also a characteristic of civil engineers from the University of Lima.


Below are the objectives of the Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program:

  • Train professionals with solid knowledge in civil engineering who may work coherently and efficiently during the exercise of their professional careers. 
  • Include, in their training, leadership skills to manage multidisciplinary working groups, for the design of both construction and infrastructure projects.
  • Promote and develop scientific and technological research among community members.
  • Contribute proactively to social responsibility activities in the areas of their competence, and to regional and national development.
  • Promote a startup culture among students and graduates of this program.
  • Train professionals with the criteria of sustainability and respect for the environment.
  • Develop in our professionals an urban culture that positively impacts society.

Professional Skills

Civil engineers graduated from the University of Lima will be able to:

  • Assume managerial and technical roles, and apply the fundamentals of management to civil engineering projects at all their phases.
  • Create, design, analyze, plan, build, operate and maintain civil engineering projects, in a creative, innovative, efficient and effective manner, meeting all economic, social, ethical, political and sustainability needs.
  • Behave ethically in professional life showing honesty, integrity and responsibility towards society and environment.
  • Start up and innovate in the different areas of professional life, adapt to market requirements, and introduce changes and technological innovation into the specialization areas in civil engineering.
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams showing leadership at any time, and using effective communication both orally and in writing.
  • Use modern techniques and tools such as virtual and augmented reality, among others, in order to properly model and interpret results.
  • Apply mathematical, basic science and engineering knowledge, in a rigorous and integrated manner, during the professional exercise of civil engineering.
  • Develop scientific research projects that contribute to the needs and development of the country.