The degree of development of a country is closely
linked to the educational level of its inhabitants. Therefore,
the formation of new generations represents an investment in the
future, which that involves a huge responsibility. Since its inception
in 1960, EAFIT University is committed to an education that seeks
to influence the growth of Medellin and Colombia. We work on an
ongoing basis to achieve prominence in the university environment,
through the fulfillment of our mission and vision as founding principles.
The University certifies its quality with the Institutional
Accreditation granted by the Ministry of National Education. The
poses a major challenge before the academic leadership in the daily
work with our students. However, the academy is not the only line
on which we concentrate our efforts.
Research constitutes one of
the fundamental principles of EAFIT, considering that our responsibility
goes beyond the mere transmission
and focuses on generating knowledge for the development of our
society. The University has nationally and internationally recognized
research groups in different areas of knowledge to ensure a continuous
process. It also has talent incubators in which both children and
Beyond the Colombian borders, we maintain relations
and cooperation agreements with universities and businesses in
in various continents. Internationalization is one of our highest
priorities so as to be inserted into the academic, industrial,
cultural and social environments of the world.
Culture plays a preponderant role within the institutional statements.
It is not possible to think Eafit’s work without this ingredient
of thought and action that is present in the academic, research
and extension activities.
Our physical space has grown and developed
in absolute harmony with nature. More than a campus we are a
University Park, where
daily activities occur in an environment in which research, science
and technology coexist with art and nature.
To search for excellence
in learning processes, research and social projection, we count
on highly qualified teachers, an efficient
management of human talent and physical and financial resources.
our University Park continues to grow and we have other spaces
for the development of the academic activity at regional
campuses in Bogota, Pereira, Medellin and Llanogrande.
to our historical principles and following the statement of our
Mission and Vision, EAFIT University shows itself as being
close, affordable and democratic: "Open to the world" and
especially in an ongoing quest for preeminence understood as superiority
in the environment.