Universidad Icesi is a private, non-profit university recognized as one of the most important and renowned universities in Colombia due to its rigorous academic standards and its wide and diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Founded in 1979, Universidad Icesi has always fostered innovation, research, excellence, inclusion and entrepreneurship, exciting in its students a passion for knowledge.
Universidad Icesi is distinguished nationally as one of the top two universities in Colombia, and is currently ranked as the best university in southwest Colombia. Icesi also ranks among the top universities in the world.
Universidad Icesi boasts 28 professional undergraduate programs, 25 Masters degree programs, 37 specializations, and 1 Doctoral program. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education, and the university's business and engineering programs are internationally accredited by AACSB, AMBA and ABET.
Since its founding, the university has been systematic in pursuing its mission: The pursuit of learning, discovery and knowledge and taking action to create a better world. For this purpose, Icesi's innovative academic programs encourage students to search for knowledge through the “Active Learning” method, producing graduates who are well-prepared professionals in their fields.See All 9 Photos
CaliCali, Colombia Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in CaliLanguage(s) spoken on campus: Spanish
Cali is located in Valle del Cauca, 100 kilometers from Buenaventura's port on the Pacific coast. Cali is the second most important city in Colombia, after Bogota. It has one of the fastest growing economies and is also the main urban, cultural, economic and industrial center of southwestern Colombia. The city is a mecca for salsa music and culture, which has contributed greatly to the development of its cultural industries. This is reflected in its service-oriented economy which attracts a large number of tourists. Cali offers a region full of nature, adventure and entertainment and is an ideal place to have an authentic South American experience.