University of Caldas

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University of Caldas
Universidad de Caldas
Universidad De Caldas - Logo.jpg
Motto Lumina Spargo
Established May 24, 1943
Type Public
Rector Ricardo Gómez Giraldo
Students 11.000 approx. (2010)
Location Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
Campus Sede principal
Calle 65 #26-10
Ciudad Universitaria Manizales
Colors Blue, Gold and Red               
Nickname UdeC
Website http://www.ucaldas.edu.co/

The University of Caldas (Spanish: Universidad de Caldas), is a public, coeducational, research university based in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. It is the most important higher education institution in the Department of Caldas alongside the National University of Colombia. The university was created by ordinance No. 006 of May 24, 1943, by the Departmental Assembly. Its main campus, known also as Campus Universitario Principal (Main University Campus, CUP), hosts the faculties of Natural and Exact Sciences and Engineering. It also possesses four more campuses: Palogrande Campus which hosts the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences; Sancancio Campus which hosts the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences; Versalles Campus which hosts the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Bellas Artes Campus that hosts the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. The university offers education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has been recognized with the level of "Accreditation of High Quality" awarded by the National Accreditation Council for 4 years.[1]

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Academic Programs[edit]

Undergraduate[edit]

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

  • Agronomy
  • Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics

FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Anthropology
  • Law
  • Family Development
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • BA in Social Studies
  • History

FACULTY OF NATURAL AND EXACT SCIENCES

  • Biology
  • Geology
  • BA in Biology and Chemistry
  • Mecatronics Engineering
  • Electronics Technology

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

  • Nursing
  • BA in Physical Education, Recreation and Sports
  • Medicine

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

  • Food Engineering
  • Computers
  • Systems Technology

FACULTY OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES

  • Plastic Arts
  • Visual Design
  • Philosophy and Letters
  • BA in Philosophy and Letters
  • BA in Scenic Arts
  • BA in Modern Languages
  • BA in Music

Graduate[edit]

Graduate Doctoral Degrees

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Design and Interactive Creation
  • Educational Sciences

Master’s Degrees

  • Agricultural Production Systems
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Culture and Drugs
  • Design and Interactive Creation
  • Earth Sciences
  • Education
  • English Didactics
  • Family Studies and Development
  • Fito pathology
  • Gerontology
  • Philosophy
  • Rural Societies
  • Social Sciences
  • Veterinary Sciences

Specializations

  • Administration and Evaluation
  • Administrative Law
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agro-industrial Development
  • Anesthesiology
  • Bovine Production systems
  • Chemistry
  • Clinic Geriatrics
  • Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Clinical Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Commercial and Financial Legislation
  • Computer Assisted Mathematics
  • Criminal Studies
  • Dermatology
  • Family Relationships Intervention
  • General Surgery
  • Geotechnics
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Health Promotion
  • Inter Agro-Alimentary Business
  • Internal Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Rural Development
  • Tax and Customs Legislation
  • Technical and Economic Evaluation
  • University Teaching

Noted people[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Famous personalities among its alumni include:


See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Universidad de Caldas - Acreditación Institucional" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-07-03. 


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 5°03′22″N 75°29′34″W / 5.05611°N 75.49278°W / 5.05611; -75.49278