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Francisco de Paula Santander University

The Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander is a university located in Cucuta, Colombia.


The university was founded on July 5, 1962, as a Laws Foundation with economy classes. Later recognized by Decree number 37 of 1964 and made official like an institution of superior education of the department order by means of decree 323 of May 13, 1970 sent by the government of the Department of Norte de Santander.

The Francisco de Paula Santander University, is a university autonomous, with legal function and position of agent, independent patrimony, academic, administrative and financial autonomy and special regime, linked to the National Ministry of Education and organized like a public establishment of academic character of the department order.

It is located in the city of Cucuta, and have two branchs in Ocana and in Chinacota.


Its main campus is located in Cucuta, it has a branch in the city of Ocana and in the municipality of Chinacota in addition it has regional centers of open education in some municipalities of the departments of Norte de Santander, Cundinamarca, Santander, Cesar, Sucre, Bolivar, Magdalena, Arauca, and San Andres y Providencia. It is able to extend its operational range according to need under the General Statute of the Institution.


Faculty of Engineerings

Electromechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering of Systems

Electronic Engineering

Engineering of Mines

Engineering of Industrial Production

Civil Work technology

Chemical Technology

Engineering Industrial

Faculty of Enterprise Sciences

Businness Administration

Public Accounting

Faculty of Agriculture

Engineering of Biotechnological Production

Engineering of Agricultural Production

Engineering of Animal Production

Engineering of Agro-industrial Production

Farming Technology

Faculty of Health


External links

Official University Website

Revista SI - Informatica y Sistemas - UFPS

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