University of Cartagena (UdeC) - public higher education institution in Colombia. UdeC was founded in 1827. In Cartagena the main building of the university is located. University of Cartagena is, without a doubt, one of the most prestigious universities of Colombia sitting comfortably among the top 80 universities of the country.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to enroll to the university. The academic year is traditionally divided into semesters.

The composition of the university. University of Cartagena is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 15 thousand students. The Approximate number of specialists teaching at UdeC is 640. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UdeC. The university has a dedicated library.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1827
Abbreviation UdeC
Teachers 640
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Siempre a la altura de los tiempos
• Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia
World ranking 5392
Country ranking 78
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 5392
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad de Cartagena
old Universidad de Cartagena
alt Universidad de Cartagena
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