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UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL ABIERTA Y A DISTANCIA - UNAD, is a national autonomous academic institution, governed by a special regime, whose main purpose is to offer open and distance education. The Institution is linked to the National Education Ministry as far as policies and education planning.

UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL ABIERTA Y A DISTANCIA - UNAD, as an autonomous academic entity, ruled by special pay arrangements for its teachers (Ordinance 1279-1202), special budget management and special contributions by the government (Art. 87 Law No. 30 of 1992), is linked to the Ministry of Education and the following autonomous universities:

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
  • Universidad del Cauca Universidad de Caldas.
  • Universidad de Córdoba.
  • Universidad Pedagógica Nacional.
  • Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia.
  • Universidad Popular del Cesar.
  • Universidad Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca.
  • Universidad Surcolombiana.
  • Universidad Tecnológica del Chocó Diego Luis Córdoba.
  • Universidad de los Llanos Orientales.
  • Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira.
  • Universidad de la Amazonía Universidad del Pacífico.
  • Universidad Militar Nueva Granada. 


UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL ABIERTA Y A DISTANCIA -UNAD’s mission is to contribute to education for all by means of research, pedagogical actions, social outreach and educational and methodological innovations with the use of information technology and communications and to promote and accompany autonomous learning, generating culture and entrepreneurial spirit.


UNAD’s vision is to be a leader in Open and Distance Education, recognized nationally and internationally for the innovative quality of its educational offerings and its commitment and contribution to sustainable human development, and to local and global communities.





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Contact info #1

Gloria Herrera Sanchez
+57 1 344 3700
Vice Rector of Media and Mediation
Calle 14 Sur No. 14 - 23, Bogota D.C., Colombia

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Studies

School of Basic Sciences, Technology & Engineering

Undergraduate Studies:

  • Systems Engineering,
  • Food Engineering,
  • Telecommunications Engineering,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Electronics Engineering,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Audio Technology,
  • Systems Technology,
  • Electronics Technology,
  • Network Management Technology,
  • Industrial Technology,
  • Telecommunications Technology,
  • Pharmacy Technology,
  • Food Technology.

Masters: Food and Biomaterial Processing.

School of Management Sciences, Accounting, Economics & Business Administration

Undergraduate Studies:

  • Business Administration.
  • Commercial and Business Management Technology.
  • Associative and Community Organizations Management Technology.
  • Civil Engineering and Construction Management Technology.
  • Transport Management Technology.
  • Industrial Management Technology.
  • Agricultural Management Technology.


  • Master in Business Administration - MBA.
  • Strategic Marketing Management.
  • Projects Management.
  • Public Management.

School of Agricultural Sciences, Livestock & the Environment

Undergraduate Studies:

  • Agronomy Engineering,
  • Agroforestry Engineering,
  • Environmental Engineering,
  • Agricultural Production Technology,
  • Animal Production Technology,
  • Animal Husbandry Technology,
  • Environmental Sanitation Technology.

School of Education Sciences

Undergraduate Studies:

  • Ethnoeducation,
  • Philosophy,
  • English as a Foreign Language.


  • Higher Distance Education,
  • Education, Culture and Politics,
  • Autonomous Learning Development.

School of Social Sciences Arts & Humanities

Undergraduate Studies:

  • Social Communication,
  • Philosophy,
  • Psychology.

Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia - UNAD

  • Calle 14 Sur No. 14 23, Bogota D.C., Colombia
  • +57 1 344 3700
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