The University of Antioquia is a public university located in Medellín, Colombia’s second largest city. Founded in 1803, it is Colombia’s oldest public university and the second largest overall. It is currently home to over 36.000 students on our main campus and on 12 other regional campuses.
Thanks to its 26 Schools, the University of Antioquia offers 82 undergraduate programs, 44 master’s degrees and 26 doctorate programs in all fields of knowledge. It is also recognized as one of the three best Colombian research Universities and has Colombia’s highest percentage of excellence research group according to the National Board of Science and Technology (Colciencias).
Thanks to more than 200 years of tradition, medical teaching and research is one of the main specialties of the University of Antioquia, which is considered number one in that field in Colombia. The considerable natural and social diversity of the region has also allowed the university to develop a (more ... )