Giovanni Rojas

Length of program

9 semesters and 1 semester of work placement

Investment (semester)

$ 10.220.000 COP

Our focus

The Chemistry with emphasis in Biochemistry program is distinguished by the ability to develop in students the skills to learn scientific theories, experimental methods and to analyze the results of scientific experiments. Additionally, University Icesi graduates will be able to generate new knowledge and design solutions for chemical, industrial, and agro-industrial processes of economic and social importance to the region and the country.

Chemists with emphasis in Biochemistry, at University Icesi, have solid bases in research, interdisciplinary projection, scientific management, communication skills, teamwork and professional ethics.

Why study Chemistry with emphasis in Biochemistry at Icesi University?

  • Unique Chemistry program in Colombia with emphasis in Biochemistry.
  • Our professors have a superior level in academic training and national and international experience in research areas such as Material Sciences, Bioremediation, Computational Chemistry, Applied Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Chemistry.
  • Our laboratories have the latest technology equipment, which allow students to synthetize and characterize new molecules and materials, as well as determine the quantitative and qualitative composition of diverse types of samples and biomolecules.
  • During the tenth semester, students have the opportunity to do a professional internship in the chemical industry and in research laboratories, allowing them to apply all the acquired knowledge in the Chemistry field of work.

Institutional Acreditation

In 2015, the Ministry of National Education granted Universidad Icesi the renewal of the High Quality Institutional Accreditation until 2021. This is a recognition of the permanent commitment of Icesi within the region and the country, to maintain high standards of quality in the development of the functions of training, research and social outreach, as well as administrative support work.

Fields of action

Graduates of the Chemistry with emphasis in Biochemistry program at University Icesi will be able to:


Formation lines
  • Languages
  • Disciplinary expertise
  • Professional expertise
  • Science and humanities
  • Citizenship