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Universidad del Magdalena

Carrera 32 No 22 - 08 Santa Marta,
Colombia View map


Located in the Colombian Caribbean region, the University of Magdalena is located in the port city of Santa Marta – the most historical city in Colombia, and second oldest city in South America.
The University of Magdalena has received high quality institutional accreditation from the Ministry of National Education, making it the second public university in the Caribbean region to receive this distinction.  

The university is also recognized for its environmental and social responsibility policies, supporting the ten principles of the UN Global Pact and PRIME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) initiative. Not to mention, being the only public entity of the Magdalena department with an A+ financial qualification.

The University of Magdalena has a variety of degree programs on offer, including: undergraduate, technical, professional, specialization diploma, master’s, MBA and doctorate, covering subjects, such as:

    Fine Arts,
    Health Sciences,
    Social and Human Sciences,
    Economics, Administration and Accounting,
    Engineering, Architecture, and Urbanism,
    Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

Teaching is conducted mainly in Spanish. However, some courses are taught in English and require proven English proficiency.

University Highlights

Total students - 16,222


Total faculty staff - 537


Total students - 16,222


Total faculty staff - 537

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