Universidad de los Andes Colombia
higher education institution in Colombia.
Universidad de los Andes Colombia - Description
The Universidad de los Andes was founded in 1948 as a private, non-profit institution. Due to its constant innovation in course offerings and teaching methodologies it has been at the vanguard of education since its creation. Teacher training and the commitment to quality, according to international standards, allow the University to guarantee the quality of its educational programs, centers and projects. The University currently offers 28 undergraduate programs and 57 graduate programs, including doctorates, masters degrees and specializations. In the first semester of 2005, the student population surpassed 11,000 and the teaching staff numbered more than 1,000. In addition to teaching, many professors are dedicated to research and the creation and provision of services to Colombian society. The UniAndes campus is in the historic district called La Candelaria. Well-situated and close to public transportation, the University enjoys easy access to many important cultural and academic sites: The Gold Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Luis Ángel Arango Library, and the National Library, along with local architectural treasures. It is also close to many important government sites: Casa de Nariño (home of the President), the National Capital and the Hall of Justice. The campus’s spectacular location at the foot of...
Bachelor - Universidad de los Andes Colombia
Introduction to Universidad de los Andes Universidad de los Andes was founded in 1948. Activities at Los Andes have always been aimed at achieving excellence, and until now, it is the only private university in the country that has received the Institutional Accreditation from the Ministry of National Education for 9 years, granted in June 2005. Los Andes has received international accreditation, such as the one granted to the Faculty of Engineering in 1992 by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and the Triple Accreditation granted to the Faculty of Administration by the European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIIS), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The University’s campus is located in Bogota’s historical center, an area that houses most of the city’s buildings of cultural interest, universities, and a variety of cultural meeting places such as libraries, museums, theaters, scientiﬁc and literary centers, and art galleries, among others. The campus is largely made up of a mixture of remodeled industrial and religious buildings and newly constructed facilities. The infrastructure covers 160.000 square meters approximately and includes classrooms, laboratories, library and other services for the students. Following its tradition, Los Andes strives to...