Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo
MottoAsume el Reto (Spanish)
Motto in English
Accept the Challenge
EstablishedOctober 9, 1972
RectorJulio Sánchez Maríñez, Ph.D
ColorsRed, White and Gray      
AffiliationsCompostela Group of Universities

Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo —or Santo Domingo Institute of Technology (also known as INTEC), is a private university located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. It was founded on October 9, 1972, by a group of connoted professionals and is considered the best institute of technology in the country.[1]


The University began with the intention to contribute to the social transformation of the country, the continuous improvement of the quality of life and the preservation of moral and material patrimony. It was incorporated legally as a non-profit organization by means of Presidential Decree no. 2389 on June 15, 1972. Its original academic activities included post-graduate programs, permanent education, and scientific research. In 1973, the university integrated other fields of study into its curriculum. Its current curricular structure is based on the System, offering academic programs in Engineering, Business Administration, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Medicine.


INTEC is the first Dominican university to be accredited by the Dominican Association for Self-Study and Accreditation (Asociación Dominicana para el Autoestudio y la Acreditación, ADAAC),.[2] Its school of medicine has been accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP), making it the first medical school in the Dominican Republic to be accredited by an organization recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).[3][4]

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "Latin American Universities' ranking on the Web Top Central America & Caribe". Webometrics. July 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-01-19. Retrieved 2007-01-20.
  2. ^ "INTEC recibe acreditación por méritos". Diario Libre. 30 November 2005. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Escuela de medicina del INTEC logra acreditación internacional". Diario Libre. 29 August 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Dominican Republic" (PDF). Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions. July 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2021.