The UAQ is a higher education institution with social relevance, financialy viable, that focuses its attention on its student's formation to ensure their permanence and integral development, with recognized educational programs due to their good quality. It generates and applies knowledge, forms human resources in investigation with consolidated academic departments integrated on collaboration networks at national and international levels, with effective and efficient management processes, contributing to culture's preservation and difussion, tightly linked to society's different sectors, promoting plurality and freedom of thought.