Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur
|Motto||Spanish: Sabiduría como meta, patria como destino|
Motto in English
|Wisdom as goal, fatherland as destiny|
|Established||15 March 1976|
The Autonomous University of Baja California Sur (in Spanish : Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, UABCS) is a Mexican public university based in the state of Baja California Sur.
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Its library holds over 42,000 volumes.
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