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Universidad Simón Bolívar (Colombia)

Sede Principal Carrera 59 No. 59 - 65 Barrio El Prado Barranquilla,
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Postgraduate Overview

At Universidad Simón Bolívar, we offer 20 master’s degrees, 16 specializations, eight medical and surgical specialties, five doctorates and one PhD program, all specializing in: engineering, basic and biomedical sciences, health sciences, legal and social sciences, as well as administration and business.

Tuition fees

The average tuition fees for international students to study at Universidad Simón Bolívar are VES$674,700 (~$204). To help with funding and other financial costs, we offer a range of scholarships, bursaries and discounts. To find out more, visit our website.

Entry requirements

To study at Universidad Simón Bolívar, you should have a relevant bachelor’s degree, and be fluent in a second language. 

If you’re applying to study either medicine, nursing, physiotherapy or psychology, you’ll also need to:

  • Attend a personal interview with the relevant program lecturer and a psychologist,
  • Submit an evaluation of the ICFES Tests SABER 11°
  • Sit relevant psychological tests
  • Sit relevant knowledge tests
  • Undergo relevant medical exams 

How to apply

If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying at Universidad Simón Bolívar, you’ll need to:

  • Verify your academic certificate with the Colombian Institute for the Evaluation of Education (ICFES) using the following link: http://www.icfes.gov.co/atencion-al-ciudadano/examenes-homologables
  • Submit a scanned copy of your passport
  • Submit a scanned copy of your student visa (if not of Colombian nationality)
  • Pay the necessary registration fees

To find out more about the application process, you can visit our website.

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