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Universidad EAFIT

Carreras 49 No 7 sur 50 Medellin, Colombia View Map

Overview

EAFIT University is a Higher Education Institution approved by the Ministry of Education by Decree number 759 of May 6, 1971. It is located in the city of Medellín, capital of the Department of Antioquia, Colombia. It has 7890 undergraduate, 1310 graduate students, 786 academic staff, and 359 employees.MissionEAFIT University’s Mission is to form individuals able to participate in the development of their community, through undergraduate and graduate programs that will give them international competences in their knowledge areas, within a framework of ideological pluralism and academic excellence.VisionEAFIT University, inspired by the highest spiritual values, respectful of the dignity of the individual, and conscious of its social responsibility, seeks to be recognized nationwide and internationally for its academic and research excellence. Through its open and democratic culture it will develop the intellectual ability of students and teachers in all academic programs, building on the foundation of its research capability. It will use advanced technologies and a pedagogical model centered on the student, and maintain relationships with other educational institutions, both nationally and internationally, to continue upgrading staff abilities and programs. It will contribute to the progress of the nation, through innovative research programs and highly professional staff with a sound academic background. All of this is underpinned by a respect for fundamental human values, democracy and free enterprise.Institutional goalsTo preserve and enhance the excellence of its training, learning, research and community projection. To participate actively in the national and international academic community in its research and different educational programs. To attract the best academic and administrative personnel. To attain the integral development of its students so that they can participate positively in the development of the University, the country and Latin America. To effectively manage its human talent and all its physical and financial resources. To develop a dynamic interaction with the managerial, governmental and academic sectors, at national and international levels.

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Saturday, 26th Sep 2020
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Sunday, 27th Sep 2020 15:30
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Wednesday, 30th Sep 2020
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