Pontificia Universidad Javeriana – Colombia

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana is a private higher education institution, founded in 1623. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Colombia, with its main campus in Bogotá and a branch campus in Cali. It is one of the 31 universities entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America and one of the 180 existing Jesuit higher education institutions worldwide. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana has 18 schools, 63 departments and offers 48 undergraduate programs, 63 graduate diplomas, 40 clinical and surgical specializations, 77 master programs, 13 PhD programs, 517 continuing education programs and has 108 research groups.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana provides excellent teaching, research and service as an integrated university in a country of regions, with a global and interdisciplinary perspective, and aims to provide a holistic education for people to excel in their human, ethical, academic, professional qualities, and for their social responsibility. The University also promotes the creation and development of knowledge and culture from a critical as well as an innovative perspective, for the achievement of a society that is fair, sustainable, inclusive, democratic, compassionate and respectful of human dignity.

The University has 23.260 graduate and undergraduate students (18.526 undergraduate students and 4.734 graduate students). Its teaching staff is composed of 3,502 professors and it has 1,568 administrative employees.