Universidad Nacional de Colombia • Bogotá, Colombia
The Universidad Nacional de Colombia, also known under the English name of National University of Colombia, is a public, coeducational research university. It is located in Colombia and was founded in 1867. Ever since then, it has become the largest higher education establishment in the country. The renowned school attracts students from near and far. Its excellent programmes are well-known and over 44,000 students are taking part in those. It has the largest amount of graduated professionals per year and offers degree programmes at undergraduate and graduate level. The 430 academic programmes include 96 graduate diplomas, 67 academic specializations, 39 medical specialities, as well as 161 master degrees, and 58 doctorates. The university is known as one of the best universities in Latin America, due to its excellent training and education, and research achievements, as proven by several rankings of universities in the world. The university is part of the Association of Colombian Universities (ASCUN), as well as the Iberoamerican Association of Postgraduate Universities (AUIP) and Valle universities. The prestigious institution offers courses in a wide range of fields, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, engineering, chemistry, pharmacy, as well as mathematics, physics, geology, biology, psychology, social sciences, music / fine arts, languages, philosophy, and law. The university is constantly ranked among the top universities- it was named first place of the country in internet presence, as well as number one in the region. The Universidad Nacional de Colombia places special value on integration and internationalization, therefore it welcomes foreign students and encourages international to apply for full-time studies or a semester abroad. The campus has state-of-the-art facilities and modern technologies, in order to provide its students with the best equipment and to prepare them for their future careers. An internship is also always an option. Graduates are usually highly employable.