Industrial University of Santander
|Universidad Industrial de Santander|
|Rector||Álvaro Ramírez García|
|Students||22000 approx. (2010)|
|Location||Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia|
|Campus||CUP 337,000 m2 (83 acres)
Faculty of Health 9,500 m2 (2.3 acres)
|Colors||Green and White|
The Industrial University of Santander (Spanish: Universidad Industrial de Santander), also called UIS, is a public, coeducational, research university based primarily in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia. It is the largest by student population and the most important higher education institution in the northeast of the country. The university was created by ordinance No. 83 of June 22, 1944, by the Departmental Assembly, and began its labors in March 1948. Its main campus, known also as Campus Universitario Principal (Main University Campus, CUP), is located in the northeast part of the city and hosts the faculties of Sciences, Engineering, and Humanities. Its also possesses a second campus, which hosts the faculty of Health, and a building known as the Sede Bucarica, which is a national monument. The university also has satellite campuses across the department in the cities of Barrancabermeja, Barbosa, Málaga, Piedecuesta, Socorro. The university offers education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with 124 academic programs, which includes 21 master, and 4 doctorates.
- "Universidad Industrial de Santander - Estructura Física" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-03-07.
- "Universidad Industrial de Santander - Programas Académicos" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-03-07.
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