Mission Universidad de los andes
Mission Universida de los andes


Universidad de los Andes is an autonomous, independent, and innovative institution that fosters pluralism, tolerance, and respect for ideas.

It aims for academic excellence while providing rigorous critical and ethical character development, in order to enhance in all students an awareness of their social and citizenship responsibilities, as well as a firm commitment to the society.

The university’s student body, in an environment of interdisciplinary and flexible integral character development, becomes the chief agent of the educational process.

A highly skilled, knowledgeable, and prestigious faculty facilitates the development of an outstanding academic and professional life project that supports research, contributes to the development of the country, and transcends its geographical boundaries.

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Photo of researcher Paola Pinilla with the astronomical center behind her

Paola Pinilla is the first Colombian to receive the prestigious German Sofja Kovalevskaja Award.

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