Universidad Icesi educates professionals in programs of the following nature: 29 undergraduate, 2 doctorates, 35 master, 24 medical-surgical specialization and 17 specialization, all of which are accredited by the National Ministry of Education. Furthermore, due to a close relationship with the business sector, the university designs customized diplomas and programs and offers consultancy to satisfy corporate needs to be up to date with the state of the art.

Our Mission

We learn to gain awareness and act to construct a better world.

Our Vision of the Future

In the year 2022, Universidad Icesi will be esteemed by Colombian society, national organizations and academic peers with international prestige, for the excellent academic achievements of its alumni, for the growing visibility of its research, and for the positive impact it generates in the region and the country.

President of Universidad Icesi

“It is a pleasure for me to be part of this magnificent institution and the great team that you have built. With each day, as I get to know the university better, I fall in love with the immense and invaluable task it does in all areas, not only accompanying the youth to become valuable members of the university, but also in research and production of our knowledge and capabilities for the benefit of the community".

Esteban Piedrahita

President of Universidad Icesi

Read the biographies of our current and former presidents

Central Values

Recognition of every person’s dignity

Honesty in individual actions and institutional conduct

Passion for learning

Commitment to the wellbeing of society and care for the natural environment

We have defined 6 institutional objectives framed within 3 strategic axes

Excellence in education

Relevant and high-impact research

Integration with the region and country