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Pontifical Xavierian University

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Javeriana University is one of the oldest, most traditional and well renowned universities in Colombia and Latin America. It is a private University, founded in 1623, and was the first University in Colombia to be awarded Institutional Accreditation by the Colombian Ministry of Education. This quality assurance measure is voluntary, and was created in 1992; only 21 Universities, among 280 existing Universities in Colombia, have been awarded such recognition. Javeriana University is a researched based University, with 161 research groups enrolled before the National Agency of Science and Technology (Colciencias), 123 of which have been ranked for their quality and productivity (2010). The University is number one, among private universities in Colombia, for having the most refereed journals; and fifth, among private and public universities, for having the largest number of ranked research groups. The University is part of three excellence research centers in Colombia: CIEBREG (Biodiversity and Genetic Resources), CEIBA (Complex Systems) and GEBIX (Genomics and Bioinformatics).

Country Colombia
School name Pontifical Xavierian University
City Bogota
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Architecture and Design
Arts
Science
Economics and Administrative Sciences
Legal Sciences
Political Science and International Relations
Social Sciences
Communication and Language
Canon Law
Education
Nursing
Environmental and Rural Studies
Philosophy
Engineering
Medicine
Dentistry
Psychology
Theology
Faculty
(Graduate)
Architecture and Design
Arts
Science
Economics and Administrative Sciences
Legal Sciences
Political Science and International Relations
Social Sciences
Communication and Language
Canon Law
Education
Nursing
Environmental and Rural Studies
Philosophy
Engineering
Medicine
Dentistry
Psychology
Theology
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Private
Language used in the class Spanish
Religious background Christian
Year of foundation 1623
The number of students (Undergraduate) N/A
The number of students (Graduate) N/A
Test required for admission Entrance exam (Spanish) for regular students For exchange students: 1.Student must be enrolled at least in third semester or second year in case annual programs. 2. GPA: according to the required by the home university. 3. Spanish Language ability. At least (B1) Common European Framework
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) N/A
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 349
THE Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
Address Bogotá D.C.- Colombia - Carrera 7 No. 40 - 62 -
Link to official website http://www.javeriana.edu.co/
Link to contact website http://www.javeriana.edu.co/internacionalizacion/contactenos