Laureate Education, Inc. engages in the provision of higher educational services to undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Through the Laureate International Universities network, offers different fields of study including business, education, engineering, information technology, law, and medicine. The firm also provides higher education in fields of study such as Business & Management; Medicine & Health Sciences; Engineering & Information Technology; Architecture, Art & Design; Law & Legal Studies; Education, and Communications. It operates through the following geographical segments: Latin America (LatAm), Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), and Global Products and Services (GPS). The LatAm segment includes Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, and Peru. The Europe segment consists of Cyprus, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey. The AMEA segment consists of Australia, China, India, Malaysia, new Zealand, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Thailand. The GPS segment focuses on the fully online universities and campus-based institutions in the U.S. The company was founded by Douglas L. Becker in 1989 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.