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Universidad de Santander - UDES

Calle 70 # 55 - 210 Campus Universitario Lagos del Cacique, Bucaramanga,
Colombia View map


The Universidad de Santander - UDES is a non-profit private university which was founded in 1982. The University of Santander has gone through the entire educational process, from a technical and technological institution to that of a full-fledged university. It is organized according to its own statutes in line with the provisions of Law 30 of 1992 and has the approval of the Ministry of Education via Resolution No. 6216 of December 22, 2005, with Legal entity status 810 of 1996.

During its existence, the University of Santander has trained skilled professionals in different branches of knowledge; has expanded to four locations in Bogotá, Cucuta, Valledupar and Bucaramanga, becoming the leading university of eastern Colombia, which is recognized as a center for professional studies deeply attuned to the region and willing to contribute to the social, political, economic and environmental development of the country.

Today the University presents a comprehensive educational plan with a diversity of academic programs in areas of health science, administrative sciences, basic sciences, agricultural sciences, engineering, law, marketing and advertising as well as in the area of technology, all which retain their relevance and social impact.

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Total faculty staff - 1,112


Total faculty staff - 1,112

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