The Student Chapter Program of AAPG is made up of collegiate groups of geoscience students. It is one of the world's foremost co-educational programs within the geoscience sector with over 300 chapters. It provides students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and serves as a focal point for developing a feeling of professionalism through meeting industry representatives.

Listed here are the Student Chapters organized in the Latin America Region. 

As indicated in the Student Chapter Bylaws two reports are to be submitted to AAPG headquarters: a mid-year report in July and another at the end of the year. The Chapter’s reports keep AAPG Student Chapters eligible for many benefits and are what the Student Chapter Committee references in order to decide the Outstanding Student Chapters each year.

According to the Student Chapter Bylaws, when a chapter fails to submit a report they are moved into a "Suspended" status. Failure to submit two consecutive reports moves them to an "Inactive" state. Therefore, all known Student Chapters of the AAPG are included in this listing so students at their university may understand how simple it is to revive a chapter on their campus.

For more information about the Student Chapter program, contacts are listed in the sidebar below.

Student Chapters

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    Central University of Ecuador AAPG Student Chapter
    Central University of Ecuador - Quito, Ecuador - Latin America & Caribbean - inactive

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    Central University of Venezuela AAPG Student Chapter
    Central University of Venezuela - Los Chaguaramos, Venezuela - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    EAFIT University AAPG Student Chapter
    EAFIT University - Medellin, Colombia - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Escuela Superior Politecnica Del Litoral (ESPOL) AAPG Student Chapter
    Escuela Superior Politecnica Del Litoral (ESPOL) - Guayaquil, Ecuador - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Federal University of Rio De Janeiro AAPG Student Chapter
    Federal University of Rio De Janeiro - Rio De Janeiro, RJ, Brazil - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Federal University of Sergipe AAPG Student Chapter
    Federal University of Sergipe - Sao Cristovao, Sergipe, Brazil - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    IPN Mexico AAPG Student Chapter
    National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico - Mexico DF, Mexico - Latin America & Caribbean - inactive

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    National University of Colombia, Medellin AAPG Student Chapter
    National University of Colombia, Medellin - Medellin, Colombia - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    National University of Saint Augustine (UNSA) AAPG Student Chapter
    National University of Saint Augustine (UNSA) - Arequipa, Peru - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    National University of San Antonio Abad AAPG Student Chapter
    National University of San Antonio Abad - Cusco, Peru - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Pampa AAPG Student Chapter
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - Porto Alegre, Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Simon Bolivar University AAPG Student Chapter
    Simon Bolivar University - Caracas, Venezuela - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    UERJ AAPG Student Chapter
    Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    UNAM AAPG Student Chapter
    National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) - Coyoacan, Mexico Distrito Federal, Mexico - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    UNI AAPG Student Chapter
    National University of Engineering (UNI) - Lima, Peru - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Universidad de los Andes AAPG Student Chapter
    University of the Andes - Bogota, Colombia - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Universidad Industrial de Santander AAPG Student Chapter
    Universidad Industrial de Santander - Bucaramanga, Colombia - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Universidad Nacional de Colombia AAPG Student Chapter
    National University of Colombia, Bogota - Bogota, Colombia - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Universidad Nacional de La Plata AAPG Student Chapter
    National University of La Plata - La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    Universidad Nacional del Comahue AAPG Student Chapter
    National University of Comahue - Neuquen, Argentina - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    University of Buenos Aires AAPG Student Chapter
    University of Buenos Aires - Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    University of Caldas AAPG Student Chapter
    University of Caldas - Manizales, Caldas, Colombia - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    University of the West Indies AAPG Student Chapter
    University of the West Indies, St. Augustine - St. Augustine, Trinidad Tobago - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    UNMSM AAPG Student Chapter
    National University of San Marcos - San Marcos, Peru - Latin America & Caribbean - active

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    UPTC AAPG Student Chapter
    Universidad Pedagogica Y Tecnologica De Colom - Sogamoso, Colombia - Latin America & Caribbean - active

Region Office Contacts

Emily Smith Llinás Programs Manager, AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region +1.281.886.8525 (USA), +571.485.2338 (Colombia), +1.281.886.8525 (EEUU) +57 310 305 7937 (Colombia)

Headquarters Contacts

Mike Mlynek Programs Staff +1 918 560 2653