The Bavarian Academic Center for Latin America (BAYLAT) is a service institution of the Bavarian Ministry of Science and the Arts (StMWK). BAYLAT creates networks between Bavarian and Latin American universities and research institutions. The objectives are linked to the internationalization strategies of the Bavarian universities. BAYLAT plans and realizes its activities within the scope of science, cooperation and higher education diplomacy.
BAYLAT has different focus areas (selection):
Latin America is an emerging research region, which is constantly gaining in importance for Bavaria as a cooperation partner. The aim of BAYLAT is to expand the long tradition of cooperation between Latin America and Bavaria for the mutual benefit of both partners.