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.

Recent News

3D image of the inside of one of the caves in Vilvún. Photo by Andrés Burbano.

Experts research caves in Patagonia. Andrés Burbano from the Department of Design at the university carried out the photogrammetry of the site.

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The Japanese Center in Los Andes

Find out what the Japanese Center for Culture, Economics, and Academia has to offer.

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Picture of Joe Biden, the 47th vice-president of the United States of America

The full video of the interview with the 47th vice-president of the United States of America, Joe Biden, in Bogotá, Colombia.

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