Department of Telecommunications Engineering:
Avenida 17 de Julio, 5-21, y Gral. José María Cordova.

Monday – Friday  8:00 – 17:00



Phone Number:

  • (+593) 62997800 ext. 7506
  • +593 984255510
  • +593 999837000
  • +593 985198101

Postal Code: 100105

Ibarra, Ecuador

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Ecuador is a country located in South America with an area of 283.561 sq. km (Including the Galapagos Archipelago and the territorial sea). According to a study carried out by Conservation International, Ecuador is ranked among the 17 “mega diverse” countries and is the country with the highest diversity per square Km. Ecuador is divided into 24 provinces and has four diverse and rich regions: Galapagos, Pacific Coast, Andes, and the Amazon. Ecuador was awarded South America’s Leading Green Destination in 2016 by the World Travel Awards. The main cities have international recognition. Quito and Cuenca have been recognized as World Heritage Patrimonies by UNESCO while Guayaquil has been recognized as a model for Human Development and Urban Regeneration.

Ibarra is the capital of the province of Imbabura located in the Andean region 120 km north of Quito, surrounded by natural jewels around Yahuarcocha Lagoon, by one of the top 10 racetracks in the world and a high quality hotel infrastructure which has been admired for her national and foreign tourists who visit it. Ibarra is the city where the tourist finds beauty in the landscape and nature around him. The city has an altitude of 2225 meters above sea level and is known as the White City. Ibarra still retains the flavor of yesteryear, each corner keeps memories of the past to the present and projected where it harmoniously combines colonial and modern. Universidad Técnica del Norte is a public university founded in July 1986 in the northern Imbabura province of Ecuador whose aim is to provide and use science at the service of the people. 

Arriving at Universidad Técnica del Norte is not as difficult as it sounds. The important part is arriving in Ecuador.

Arriving at QuitoQuito is the capital of Ecuador and is located 2 hours away from Ibarra. The government-run Ministerio de Turismo ( is responsible for tourist information at the national level. Many towns have some form of the municipal or provincial tourist office. Bus “Terminal de Carcelen-Quito” A big bus station where you can find buses to the province of Imbabura, A bus from Quito to Ibarra will cost $3. ​Taxi Quito (Airport)  – Ibarra $ 55-$70

Arriving at IbarraIbarra is the capital of Imbabura, located 15 minutes away from Universidad Técnica del Norte campus by car. It is known as the “White City” or the “La Ciudad a la que siempre se vuelve”, because of its picturesque countryside, summer weather and the kindness of its inhabitants. The simplest safe and economical way to arrive from any location of Ibarra to Universidad Técnica del Norte is by taxi

Taxi to «Universidad Técnica del Norte»Minimum fee $1,25 around Ibarra after 19:00, minimum fee $1,50, approximately total fee is from $2,50 to $3.