UNAM, National Autonomous University of Mexico
- 13 May 2021
Universidad EAFIT is a private Colombian university located in Medellin, Bogota, Pereira and Llanogrande Rionegro. It is characterized by the recognition of the Colombian Ministry of Education and their integration of a natural environment on its campuses. An amazing opportunity to discover the beautiful Colombian culture while being enrolled at one of the top universities the country has to offer.
EAFIT University has received the Ministry of National Education’s Institutional High Quality accreditation twice in a row, which means that it is the first Colombian University to earn this recognition. On the LatAm University ranking is EAFIT University climbing the ladder from #94 in 2012 to #71 in 2018. The criteria best performed on are employee reputation, academic reputation and web impact. EAFIT university is the most prestigious private university in Medellin and is considered one of the top universities in Colombia by QS Ranking and MIDE.
Next to the main campus in Medellín, there are additional campuses in Bogotá, Pereira and Llanogrande Rionegro. The campus is seamlessly integrated into the natural environment and walking around from class to class is a pleasant experience. In Medellín, the campus is located in La Aguacatala neighborhood and is equipped with classrooms, offices, laboratories and other facilities for teaching, research and cultural activities. The campus almost covers 130.000 square meter and is designed with green spaces to make it a great place for people to meet and spend time together.
A broad spectrum of facilities are provided to the national and international students to enhance the learning experience. It includes more than 40 different laboratories, a television studio, a media lab, a law hearing room, financial laboratory and many others. All classrooms are technologically equipped and wireless internet connection is available throughout the EAFIT University campus.
Are you a sports lover? EAFIT University campus facilitates different possibilities to release the beast inside you with a Vivo Physical Conditioning Center, an artificial turf soccer field, a semi-Olympic-sized swimming pool, an indoor court and many more. This is all located throughout the university alongside the different flora and fauna that is remarkably integrated into the vision of the university.
For students to overcome any obstacles that may influence their success, the Student Development Department has been established. This enables the student to reflect on their decisions and ask for support if needed. All to help you become the best version of yourself.
Are you up for joining a student group then the possibilities are endless. Improve your leadership skills or share your interests with others in an ideological, political, artistic or sports group. All to improve your experience at EAFIT University.
As an international student in Colombia there is a lot more to discover than the studybooks. The second most biodiverse country in the world is the right place to take a weekend off and visit one of the beautiful forests or lovely cities. Colombia is very cheap compared to Europe so you will be very lucky to spend your valuable euro’s there. Bogotá or Medellín are booming cities that basically never go to sleep. Enjoy the authentic city centers and get to meet new locals at the historical bars.