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Business School of the Universidad del Norte


Barranquilla, Colombia(Exchange Agreement)

The Universidad del Norte is the main private academic centre for higher education in northern Colombia. It was founded in 1966 by a group of businessman led by Karl C. Parrish in the city of Barranquilla. It started its academic operation on July 11, 1966, with 58 students and 10 teachers on core courses of business administration and engineering.

It is one of the most important cultural and technological centres on the Caribbean region of Colombia, and one of the Top 3 in Colombia.

Universidad del Norte is an innovative and forward-looking university, recognized as the most outstanding institution of higher learning in the Atlantic Region of Colombia. Recently, our College of Engineering received an acknowledgement which is unique in Colombia: we are proud to be the 3rd University in Latin America to receive an ABET, Inc. accreditation for all of the school’s undergraduate engineering programs: Civil Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electric Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. ABET Inc. is the most recognized Engineering Accreditation Commission in the world, with headquarters in Baltimore MD., United States.