Universidad del Valle, is a public state university founded in 1945, is located in the city of Cali, capitol of the Department of Valle del Cauca. Is one of Colombia’s three most important public university and the first one important in the south western region of the country and stands out for its academic excellence in the fields of Health, Humanities, Sciences, Arts, Economic and Social Sciences, Engineering , Business and Administration; focus in innovation and development in those areas of scientific and applied technological research.
Universidad del Valle has two main campus in Cali and nine regional campuses throughout the Department of Valle del Cauca distributed in: Buga, Buenaventura, Caicedonia, Cartago, Palmira, Santander de Quilchao, Tuluá, Yumbo and Zarzal.
Number of Students: 27311
Post - Graduated: 3073
Masters and Clinical Specializations: 2270
Professors / 36% with PhD: 1000
72 Graduate Programs
108 Postgraduate Programs
150 Agreements of Cooperation with 24 Countries
237 research groups / 164 granted by the Colombian Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation (COLCIENCIAS)
Size Main campus: 100 (ha)
There are 273 academic programs included in seven Faculties and two Institutes.
Students at UniValle have the opportunity to pursue doctoral degrees in:
Physical and Life Sciences:
Institute of Education and Pedagogy:
Institute of Psychology:
Business and Administration:
Students at UniValle have the opportunity to specialize in the following areas of Engineering:
Among the offer of our research groups, the following institutes and research centers are offered at UniValle:
228 research groups, 149 granted by the Colombian Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation (COLCIENCIAS). Being "A1" the highest calification and "Recognized" the lower calification.
Long-standing tradition of building academic, scientific and cultural alliances with foreign universities. As well as with the governmental and non-governmental organizations. It porsue to provide opportunities for professors, researchers and students to interchange in education and science research in global networks. Moreover, we also received foreign students, professors, reserchers to perform activities at UniValle.