IUSUR has born from the close collaboration between a group of professors and researchers from Latin America in the field of Higher Education, developed in recent years.

These researchers are part of Interdisciplinary Research Centers in Brazil and Mercosur, and coordinate doctoral programs in Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay. They have a relevant experience in the management of public policies in the fields of Basic and Higher education, the management of regional efforts of educational integration; and an intense participation in academic events related to the area of University management, Comparative Education, Teacher Education, Internationalization and Higher Education Quality.