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The university is a member of the Association of Colombian Universities (ASCUN), the Iberoamerican Association of Postgraduate Universities (AUIP), and the Iberoamerican University Network Universia. Along with Antioquia and Valle universities, it conforms what is known as the Golden Triangle of higher education in Colombia, being among the most selective and competitive universities in the country. A study by Universia found it to be the Colombian university producing the largest number of scientific papers published in peer-refereed publications in 2005, and the 45th most prolific in Latin America. Furthermore, according to the Latinamerican Web Ranking of Universities, the National University of Colombia ranked in the first place of the country in internet presence, and among the first universities in the region. Regarding the CIVETS universities, the National University occupied the fifth place.
The institution offers a wide selection of programmes in both undergraduate and graduate levels, such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, engineering, chemistry, pharmacy, mathematics, physics, geology, biology, psychology, social sciences, arts (music, fine arts), philosophy, and law.
Medellín • Medicine, General, Internal
The university is a member of the Association of Colombian Universities (ASCUN), the Iberoamerican Association of Postgraduate Universities (AUIP), and the network Universia.
Cali • Economics • Psychology
The university has two campuses in Cali. The main one, known as University City of Melendez (Spanish: Ciudad Universitaria Meléndez, !#%), is located in the southern neighborhood of Melendez and hosts the faculties of Engineering, Humanities, Integrated Arts, Sciences, and Social Sciences and Economics, as well as the institutes of Education and Pedagogy, and Psychology. Its second one, located in the centric San Fernando neighborhood, hosts the faculties of Administration Sciences and Health. The university also has several satellite campuses across the department in the cities of Buenaventura, Buga, Caicedonia, Cartago, Palmira, Tuluá, Yumbo, and Zarzal, and one campus in the neighboring Cauca department in the city of Santander de Quilichao. The university offers education at technological, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with 258 academic programs, which includes 65 master and medical specialties, and 8 doctorates. Also, it hosts an excellence research center, six research centers, three research institutes, and 204 research groups.
The university is member of several university organizations including the Association of Colombian Universities (ASCUN), the Iberoamerican Association of Postgraduate Universities (AUIP), and the Iberoamerican University Network Universia. The Valle, National and Antioquia universities form what is known as the Golden Triangle of higher education in Colombia, being among the most selective and competitive universities in the country. It is one of the 15 universities in the country to have received a high quality institutional accreditation by the Ministry of Education, through resolution 2020 of June 3, 2005. The accreditation was for eight years, making the university one of only a few to be accredited for such a duration. The University is considered a premier school in the country and usually excels in its Health and Engineering programs.
It has a headquartera, three sectional branches, six sites for extension programs and 21 regional centers for distance learning in which there are 11 faculties, 52 undergraduate academic programs, 15 undergraduate academic distance programs and 23 postgraduate programs. It is an educational, scientific and technological university, currently ranked number 7 among the best 64 universities in Colombia (2012) according to a study by Research Sapiens Group research sapiens that built a ranking, which was titled "U-Sapiens Ranking Colombia" where are cataloged 64 universities of the country.
The university is member of the Association of Colombian Universities (ASCUN), the Iberoamerican Association of Postgraduate Universities (AUIP), and the Iberoamerican University Network Universia.
Medellín • Law • Political Science • Urban Studies • Architecture • Philosophy • Theology, Religion
Presently the university offers 77 undergraduate programs, 24 master programs and 7 doctorate programs nationwide. The university groups its educational programs under the schools of Architecture And Urbanism, Design, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law and Political Sciences, Strategic Sciences (Management), Social Sciences, Education and Teaching, and Theology, Philosophy and Humanities. The university also operates elementary and high school programs under its educational umbrella.
The University has several distinguished alumni such as Former President of Colombia Belisario Betancur Cuartas, and Former First Lady of Colombia Lina María Moreno Mejía.
Bogotá • Political Science • Law • Medicine, General, Internal
The university is academically composed of nine faculties, three special academic entities — the Alberto Lleras Camargo School of Government, the Center for Research and Training in Education (Spanish: Centro de Investigación y Formación en Educación, CIFE), and the Interdisciplinary Center for Development Studies (Spanish: Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios sobre Desarrollo, CIDER) — and a joint academic venture with the medical institution Santa Fe de Bogotá Foundation, together offering 31 undergraduate, 18 doctoral, and 38 graduate degree-granting programs in areas of human knowledge such as medicine, engineering, science, law and others.
The university has given birth to 128 research groups recognized by Colciencias, most of them in the social sciences, mathematics, physics and engineering. It is one of the few Colombian universities to have received high quality institutional accreditation by the Colombian Ministry of Education, given in January 2015. Los Andes has been consistently regarded as the best Colombian university, one of the Latin American top and one of the top 250 world universities according to both the QS World Top University Ranking and the Times Higher Education Classification.
Bogotá • Audit, Accounting
In 2005 the university acquired a campus of 75.5 hectare in Cajicá being the third largest Latin American, this campus is being used to build new facilities for the university in order to house almost more than 30000 students. This campus will have new high-tech buildings, rooms, laboratories, auditoriums, cafeterias, sports courts and a swimming pool. Likewise Military College acquired some rights for the college students can go to campus in Savannah train at no cost.
The University is accredited as a High Quality University by the NAC or National Accreditation Council (CNA or Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion in Spanish). It also has an ISO 9001/2008 certification.
The University has eight colleges offering 23 academic degree programs, 16 specialization programs and 5 master’s degrees. Currently, the University has 13,950 students matriculated in degree programs and 700 students in postgraduate courses. As of 2012, the University has a team of 245 full-time teachers, 91 mid-time teachers and 2 three quarter-time teachers. Of those, 209 have undefined term contracts, 29 are doctors, 194 have a magister degrees and 112 are specialists. As of 2012, the University has graduated more than 40,000 students since its foundation in 1964.
The University of La Salle is a private institution and its educational vision is based in the Christian vision of the human and his environment.
Pereira • Computer Science, Robotics • Electrical, Electronic • Mechanical Engineering • Chemistry • Communication • Management • Ecology, Evolution, Environment • Languages, Philology, Linguistic Studies • Literature • Philosophy • Medicine, General, Internal
The university offers studies in Engineering (Industrial engineering, Systems engineering and Computer science, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering); Science and Technology (Veterinary medicine, Medicine, Chemical technology, Industrial chemistry, Environmental management); Liberal arts (English, Spanish language and Literature, philosophy, Communication and Computer Education); Child pedagogy; and Sports science and recreation.
Bogotá • Cultural Studies • Languages, Philology, Linguistic Studies
After 40 years, the Catholic University of Colombia is one of the most representative universities in the country and is known for its Catholic doctrine in much of Latin America.
Popayán • Law
Bogotá • Law
As well as being a member of the Unión de Universidades de América Latina, UDUAL, and the Asociación Internacional de Universidades, AIU., it is a founding member of the Asociación Colombiana de Universidades, ASCUN.
In 2005, UNESCO established a Chair in Human Rights, Violence, Public Policies and Governance, at the University.
Law • Political Science • Ecology, Evolution, Environment • History
Business • Law • Management
Medellín • Mathematics, Statistics, Finance • Economics • Law • Management
The university has recevied two times in a row -being the first Colombain University in get that recognition- the institutional high quality accreditation, by the National Education Ministry, until 2018.
Bucaramanga • Audit, Accounting • Law
It offers 20 undergraduate academic programs and 19 graduate, within which is the only doctorate in education offered in the country, in agreement with the Universidad del Valle and Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas.
The National Pedagogic University has the principal goal of integral teacher training through a coherent educational plan based on the principles underlying its nature and rationale. teach excellence, quality, equity, membership and academic rigor of the training programs and processes in teaching, research and extension. That is because of its slogan "Educating Educators".
Manizales • Law • Cultural Studies
The university has three campuses in Pasto. The main one, known as the University City of Torobajo, is located in the northern part of the city in the neighborhood of the same name, the second in the neighborhood of San Vicente is known as the Panamericana campus, and the last is in the city's downtown, which was its first location. Udenar has several satellite campuses across the department in the cities of Ipiales, Samaniego, Tumaco, and Tuquerres. The university offers education at technological, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with 56 academic programs, which includes 5 master's and a doctorate in education. It is also the host for 79 research groups recognized by COLCIENCIAS.
The university is member of the Association of Colombian Universities (ASCUN) and the Iberoamerican University Network Universia.
The university uses non-intellectual programs for students. One such program is Personalized Academic Counseling that aims to promote individuality. Another program, Pharos, aims to enhance leadership and solidarity.
La Sabana has 21 research groups classified by Colciencias, the government office that certifies the quality of research groups in Colombian universities. There are also 20 emerging groups that promote “semilleros de investigación” (research “offshoots”) for students in all programmes.
The university currently runs 18 undergraduate programmes. There are also 31 specialization programmes and five master’s programmes: Master in Education, Master in Process Management and Direction, Master in Business Administration (MBA), Master of Nursing, and Master in English Language Teaching – Autonomous Learning Environments. The university expects to have 17 masters programmes and two Ph.D. programmes in the future.
UAO has five faculties and 21 undergraduate programs, (2 of them by Dual education system), 12 postgraduate and 7 Master's degree. Trough Centros Regionales de Educación Superior (CERES) also offers bachellor programs in the towns of El Cerrito, Candelaria and Tuluá.
The university's highlights in the region are the high investment in technology and investigation, reflected on its 64 laboratories, Faculty staff with Doctorate and Master's degree, plus 29 Research Groups, 26 of them accepted by Colciencias.
Cali • Business • Economics
Bogotá • Ecology, Evolution, Environment
Portugal • Business • Communication • Management
It was created in 1989, aiming at the development of Information and Communication Technologies, contributing to the advance of knowledge and science and the enhancement of quality in management, marketing and in Business Competitiveness.
ADETTI is structured by organizational units called Research Lines, which have well defined research and development objectives.
In ADETTI, several lecturers and professors of the Information Sciences and Technologies Department, of the Department of Marketing and of the Department of Management Sciences of ISCTE - Instituto Superior das Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa a public Business, Social and Technological Sciences University Institute in Lisbon, develop their Research activities.
13 PhD, 11 MSc and 6 MBA are presently involved in research and development tasks at ADETTI, as well as growing number of research staff, Post-doc, PhD and MSc students, totalling more than eighty persons. A large number of undergraduate students of Computing and Engineering, are also participating in ADETTI projects in the scope of their final work for graduation.
The activities of ADETTI span the range of research and development in the framework of national and European-funded R&D programmes, with an active role in the transfer of research results into the Portuguese and European Markets and in the support to the creation of "start-ups" of technological foundation.
In the national context, ADETTI is a research unit of the national programme of R&D funding, under the umbrella of the Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) and, in the European arena, ADETTI has been participating in the various Framework Programmes that have been supporting the European Research space, since 1990, namely, RACE II, ESPRIT IV, ACTS, TEN-IBC, TELEMATICS, FP5 IST, FP5 Growth, FP6 IST as well as the INTERREG Regional framework programme.
As a landmark for the active role of ADETTI's participation in the European R&D Research support programmes, during the FP5 programme (1998–2002), the European ADETTI funding effort reached 3 million Euro and was ranked the second Portuguese Academic R&D institution in the FP5 IST programme (after INESC Porto) and the third in the ranking of all the Portuguese institutions participating in that programme (after Portugal Telecom Inovação and INESC Porto).
Veterinary Sciences • Dentistry, Oral Surgery • Medicine, General, Internal
In 1981, the San Martin University Foundation was founded by Mariano A. Alvear Sofán, Gloria Orozco de Alvear and Arturo Ocampo Álvarez. Initiated in the area of Health Sciences in the Faculty of Dentistry, it has today 13 faculties from different disciplines in the areas of Administrative and Engineering and Social Sciences. In 1998, the Facultad Abierta y a Distancia opens its doors. Today the University has 17 faculties, each with different programs in the areas of Administrative Sciences, Engineering and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and veterinary medicine and technology.
Bogotá • Business • Law • Tourism, Catering, Hostelry, Restaurant Industry
The Javeriana University in Bogotá has 18 schools comprising 61 departments and 181 academic programs catering to areas of knowledge, giving the university its multidisciplinary nature. It has 45 buildings in 445 acres (1.80 km2). The Javeriana University in Cali offers 18 schools in four faculties. It is located in Pance in southern Cali and it is one of the most remarkable educational institution in the city. Its Law School recently got its high quality accreditation granted to it by Resolution 6808 August 6, 2010, of the Ministry of National Education. The campus in Cali has sectional divisions of the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC), Temple University's Fox School of Business, and others.
The Javeriana University is one of the twelve universities in Colombia having a high quality institutional accreditation, granted to it for eight years by Resolution 1320 June 12, 2003, of the Ministry of National Education. The university has 21 undergraduate programs with high quality accreditation; other eight programs are in the more advanced accreditation process stages.
In graduate programs, quality is acknowledged through the Qualified Registries. The university has 87 graduate programs with Qualified Registries and has presented other 29 to these processes.
Bogotá • Political Science
Bogotá • Architecture
Founded as an architecture school in 1956, the school grew into an interdisciplinary and technological research institution, University of America emphasizes quality over size, concentrating on a core of academic disciplines with a strong reputation in engineering and applied sciences.
University of America has three schools, containing 8 academic departments; particularly noted are its programs in Chemical, Mechanical and Pretroleum engineering.
In 1957, University of America was one of the four founding members of the Colombian Association of Universities "ASCUN" (Asociación Colombiana de Universidades).
Barranquilla • Business
According to a recent ranking of the best universities in Colombia, "Universidad del Norte" is listed among the five best universities in Colombia.
The university consists of ten academic divisions, including Engineering, Administrative Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Legal Sciences and Basic Sciences.
The university offers degrees in industrial, mechanical, systems, civil, electrical and electronic engineering, Medicine, Business Administration, Law, Psychology, International Relations, International Business, Math, Industrial Design, Graphic Design and Architecture, among others. In total, the university offers 22 undergraduate programs, 69 professional specialization programs, 37 Master's programs, and 6 doctoral programs. The University also offers some specialization programs in Santa Marta.
All engineering programs (Civil Engineering,Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, mechanic Engineering and Systems Engineering) are accredited by the ABET, which is one of the most important international accreditation agencies, located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Uninorte is one of the most important cultural and technological centers in the Caribbean region of Colombia.