The College of Mexico is a public institution, of a university nature, dedicated to research and higher education in social sciences and humanities, and is one of the most prominent in the Hispanic world, which has received numerous awards since its founding in 1940 to the present.

To fulfill its purposes, the College of Mexico carries out research and teaching in the areas of specialty of the Centers of Studies that comprise it: Historical, Linguistic and Literary, International, Asian and African, Economic, Urban and Environmental Demographics , and Sociological, in addition to the Gender Studies Program. It offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees by specialty, as well as specialization and summer courses.

The School has a large library, open to the public, specialized in social sciences and humanities. Its collection is made up of more than 700,000 volumes and has a huge amount of electronic and digital resources. In addition, the institution has the following support and service units: Publications Directorate, Digital Education Program and Computer Services Coordination.

Several thousand graduates have left the classrooms of El Colegio who have excelled in research, teaching, public service and other fields of professional activity in Mexico and in many countries around the world.