National Experimental University of the Armed Forces

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National Experimental Polytechnic University of the Armed Force
Universidad Nacional Experimental Politécnica de la Fuerza Armada
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Motto Educational excellence open to the people
Established 1974
Type Public
Rector Major General Luis Quintero Machado, Venezuelan Army
Students 235,000 (May 2009)[1]
Location , Venezuela
Website unefa.edu.ve

The National Experimental University of the Armed Forces (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Experimental Politécnica de la Fuerza Armada Bolivariana, UNEFA) is a Venezuelan public university associated with the Venezuelan armed forces. Founded in 1974 by the former president Rafael Caldera as the National Armed Forces Higher Polytechnical Institution (Instituto Universitario Politécnico de las Fuerzas Armadas Nacionales), it was renamed by the Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez in 1999.

UNEFA in Zulia

In 2009 it had 61 campuses, and was present in every Venezuelan state except Monagas, with 235,000 students enrolled in May 2009.[1]

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  1. ^ a b (Spanish) Universidad Nacional Experimental Politécnica de la Fuerza Armada Bolivariana, Historia

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