SNIES: 54057| Qualified registration: Resolution 104 of January 3, 2014

The Psychiatry program at CES University is recognized for its high quality and academic demand. It was created in 2008 and since its creation it has trained specialists in the area with the highest technical, scientific and human quality.

The program has a great strength in training in the area of liaison psychiatry and research, the latter supported by the Center of Excellence in Mental Health, whose research group has strong lines of research on addictions (use and abuse of psychoactive substances and associated factors, other non-chemical addictions), epidemiology of mental disorders, population groups, research methodology applied to mental health, liaison psychiatry, mental health and gender, occupational mental health, mental health and violence, validation of clinical instruments, among others.

Learn about the subjects and credits of each of the program’s semesters.

Entering the Curriculum

Know our rates and dates
Registration: 27-01-2021
Examination: 3 de febrero de 2021 (virtual - plataforma Moodle)
Interview: del 8 al 19 de febrero de 2021 (virtuales-aulas zoom)
Admission results: Podrás consultar si fuiste admitido en nuestra web o llamando a la facultad del programa elegido
Duration of the programme: 6 semesters (3 years)
Tuition payment: del 22 de febrero al 5 de marzo del 2021
Classes start: Junio 1 del 2021 (curso de inducción)
Registration PIN cost: $321.300 COP
Total cost per semester: $16.300.000 COP
*The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits enrolled.

Documentation required for the registration process:

· Copy of the undergraduate certificate
· Copy of the diploma
· Copy of identity card (extended to 150%)
· Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background

NOTE: The above documents do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which the data are proven to be false or not fully completed will not be considered.

The interview cannot be held if you come to it without the minimum required documentation.

Clinical Postgraduate Assistant
Eliana Andrea Ramirez Marin
Telephone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333

Head of Clinical Postgraduate Division
Carolina Cataño Velásquez
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Academic Coordinator for Clinical Postgraduate Studies
Carolina Arbeláez Arcila
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Psychiatry Program Coordinator
Clara Cossio Uribe

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Learn about the features to be part of the Psychiatry program.

Main rotational

We have our own rotation and practice centers and in agreement for the development of activities.


Our graduates are ethical, critical and humane people, ready to solve the needs of society.

Our program is aimed at general practitioners.

The main fields of practice of the Specialty in Psychiatry are

• CES Clinic – Medellín

• IPS CES Sabaneta – Sabaneta

• San Juan de Dios de la Ceja- La Ceja Hospital

• Antioquia Mental Hospital – Bello

• Neurological Institute of Colombia – Medellin

• Pablo Tobón Uribe Hospital – Medellín

• San Vicente University Hospital Foundation- Medellín

• Sacred Heart Psychiatric Clinic – Medellín

• Medellín General Hospital – Medellín

• Integrate Foundation

• CENPI Pediatric Neurology Care Center – Medellín

• LINK Digital Diagnosis – Medellín

• Centro de Atención en Neurología Pediátrica CENPI – Medellín

• LINK Diagnóstico Digital – Medellín

They are integral people, with an academic training based on basic science and clinical knowledge, skills in Psychiatry techniques, with manual decision-making capacity, which allow an excellent development of their profession.

Our graduates have the skills required to develop their work in accordance with the values ​​and principles taught by CES University to demonstrate their commitment to excellence.

Our specialists solve in a timely and convenient way to address the problems of your patients. They are passionate about their profession, respectful of human dignity, as well as that of their peers and teachers. They communicate with their patients, their colleagues and their staff.


Know the requirements for graduation.

Groups and lines
of research

We offer different research groups to strengthen the knowledge of our professionals.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students through partner organizations.

You shall:
1. Approve all curriculum subjects and specific requirements for each program reported in the minutes made by the Promotion Committee.
2. Have submitted the current evidence that the State considers mandatory.

3. Submit the certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
4. Pay the fees for the degree, as established in the financial entitlements.
5. To have approved the graduate or research work.
6. Be in good standing with the University for every concept.

Main Group:
Mental Health

Lines of research:

• Addictions: Use and abuse of psychoactive substances and associated factors, other non-chemical addictions
• Epidemiology of mental disorders – Population groups
• Research methodology applied to mental health
• Liaison Psychiatry
• Occupational mental health
• Mental health and violence
• Mental Health and Gender
• Positive mental health
• Validation of clinical – investigative instruments

Groups that support the program:

Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies

We have agreements with:
Bank of Bogotá
Sapiencia Fund
Pichincha Bank
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)
Helm Bank

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:
Public entities

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Legal information of the program

Name of the program:
Specialization in Psychiatry

Faculty of Medicine

Program mode:


Type of program:

 Qualified Registration:
Resolution 104 of January 3, 2014


Title granted:
Specialist in Psychiatry

3 years (6 semesters)

 Total cost per semester:
$16.300.000 COP

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