Icesi is a private university that was founded in 1979 by local business leaders, who have since contributed significantly to Icesi’s initiatives by providing financial, institutional and networking support.
Since its founding, our 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 has developed innovative academic programs and has encouraged students to search for knowledge through the “Active Learning” method, in order to produce better, well-prepared professionals. Our students have the knowledge and competencies necessary to stand out professionally in their disciplines.
Icesi is 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.
Over the past years, our University has generated new academic possibilities for students, including a wide variety of majors, and has opened its doors to partner universities around the world through exchange programs.
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. It is 100 kilometers from Buenaventura's port on the Pacific coast. Cali is the second most important city in Colombia, after Bogota. Cali has one of the fastest growing economies and is also the principal urban, cultural, economic and industrial center of southwestern Colombia. The city is a cultural salsa music mecca, which has helped the development of a cultural industries cluster. This has contributed to the service oriented economy which attracts an important number of tourists. Cali offers a region full of nature, adventure and entertainment. It is an ideal place to have a fully South American experience.