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Revista Economía y Política

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CABRERA JIMENEZ, PhD. Manuel Fernando  and  PENA RIOS, Msc. Yessica Adriana. Higher education and civility as a basis for the generation of social capital: Case study ECCI University Bogotá, Colombia. Revista Economía y Política [online]. 2022, n.36, pp.71-89.  Epub 31, 2022. ISSN 2477-9075.

The current Colombian context requires the strengthening of the social fabric by strengthening trust and associativity in citizens against institutions, a need that is generated as part of the strategic transformation of the country, which demands quality education to reduce inequality. And strengthen trust in society. Descriptive research is developed with a quantitative analysis from a sample of (423) students from the ECCI University. Confidence is assumed as a linking axis with higher education and the basis of civility, the present study starts by recognizing that universities have the responsibility to generate and develop the potential of their students as citizens, strengthening the responsibility in the face of social change in their lives and their environment in a social state of law, in this sense, higher education institutions must promote the generation of networks and citizen participation.

Keywords : Associativity; civility; trust; development; higher education.; Asociatividad; civilidad; confianza; desarrollo; educación superior..

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