Universidad de Antioquia Undergraduate

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 wide knowledge in environmental studies and the social sciences.

Medellín is the capital of the vast and diverse department of Antioquia and has lived a profound transformation process since the 1990’s. Today it is a safe and prosperous city as well as a model of urban, social and cultural development in Latin America. Thanks to its all year round sunny and warm tropical climate and its considerable green spaces, Medellín is also known as “The City of the Eternal Spring”.


La Universidad de Antioquia es una universidad pública ubicada en la ciudad de Medellín, segunda ciudad más importante de Colombia. Fundada en 1803, la Universidad de Antioquia es la Universidad pública más antigua del país y la segunda más grande. Actualmente estudian más de 36.000 estudiantes en nuestro campus principal y en 12 campus regionales.

A través de sus 26 Facultades, la Universidad de Antioquia ofrece 82 programas de pregrado, 44 maestrías y 26 doctorados en todos los campos del saber. Es también reconocida como una de las tres mejores universidades de investigación de Colombia y cuenta con el mayor porcentaje de grupos de excelencia del país.
Gracias a más de 200 años de tradición, la formación y la investigación médica es una de las especialidades de la Universidad de Antioquia, que ha logrado posicionarse como la mejor de Colombia en este campo. La diversidad natural y social de la región le permitió también desarrollar una vasta experiencia en estudios ambientales y ciencias sociales.

Medellín es la capital del vasto y diverso departamento de Antioquia y ha vivido un profundo proceso de transformación desde los años 90. Es hoy una ciudad segura, próspera y un modelo de desarrollo urbano, cultural y social en América Latina. Gracias a su clima tropical soleado y cálido todo el año y a sus considerables espacios verdes, Medellín es también conocida como “La Ciudad de la Eterna Primavera”.

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