SNIES: 101768| Qualified Registration: Resolution 8168 of August 5 of 2019

We train professionals with a high level research profile in the fields of epidemiology and biostatistics. Able to generate innovative knowledge through scientific research for interdisciplinary academic work and with the purpose of improving the quality of life of the population.

We support their studies through our research groups and with a flexible plan and adaptable to the needs of the environment, profile and area of deepening of our students.

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We have areas of deepening in:

• Epidemiology: Oriented to the development of knowledge of the identification, frequency and distribution of factors associated with health events, with the purpose of positively impacting the population’s quality of life.
• Biostatistics: Its purpose is to generate knowledge in biostatistics through novel methodologies to support the understanding of health phenomena.
• Population health: Area oriented to identify the differences in incidence, prevalence, morbidity, survival and mortality in populations according to their geographical context, sexual orientation or ethnic origin, among others.
• Bioengineering: From this area, research related to the use of biotechnological products in tissue rehabilitation and recovery, use of biodevices in the diagnosis, control and monitoring of health events, from an impact approach at the population level, among others, can be addressed.
• Human body movement: With the aim of training at a high level to contribute to the advancement in knowledge aimed at maintaining and recovering the human body movement from various strategies from the academic, clinical and social spheres.
• Nutrition and food: It is intended that the doctoral student address research that generates knowledge and proposes solutions in processes related to human nutrition, food and dietetics.
• Demography:It tends to improve the health of populations through the study of historical trends, identification of causes and consequences of demographic behavior in social, economic and political contexts.

To register you must complete the following formats:
Hoja de vida y Propuesta de investigación.

Registrations: 20-11-2020
First group interview date: del 7 al 11 de septiembre de 2020
Publication of results first group: 18 de septiembre de 2020
Second group interview date: del 23 al 27 de noviembre de 2020
Publication of results second group: 30 de noviembre de 2020
Tuition payment: hasta el 15 de diciembre de 2020 en pago ordinario
Start date of classes: 01 de febrero de 2021
Registration PIN Cost: $163.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $12.990.000 COP

Directora Escuela de Graduados
Angela María Segura Cardona
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1408

Coordinador Doctorado en Epidemiología y Bioestadística
Oscar Iván Quiros Gómez
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1726

Escuela de Graduados
Teléfono: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1745

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Our program is aimed at professionals in areas related to health or to the exact and natural sciences.

Why choose
this program?

We have professional experience in our programs. Know the advantages of studying with us.


Our doctors have the skills to guarantee the quality and efficiency of health services.

Aimed at professionals in areas related to health or the exact and natural sciences, passionate about service and the constant acquisition of knowledge from research and innovation.

We are recognized for our professionalism based on ethics and sound decision making, based on research and analysis to respond to the needs of the area for the benefit of populations.

Our graduates are high level experts in their professional field, able to manage information and propose research based on health problems, both in the national and international context, with research projection and teachers in the areas of health sciences .

Degree requirements

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Investigation groups

The University has different research groups to strengthen the knowledge of our professionals.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our professionals with entities in agreement.

You must pass all the subjects of the curriculum and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee. In addition, it requires:

1. Have submitted the current evidence that the State determines as mandatory.
2. Present certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.

3. The payment of the rights of degree, established in the pecuniary rights.
4. Have passed the degree or research work.
5. Peace and safety with the University for every concept.

The training of high-level researchers is supported in the research groups of the University.

For financing we have agreements with::
Bank of Bogota
Sapience Fund
Bank Pichincha

Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (NSF)
Helm Bank

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External transfer

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and innovation

We promote activities that impact and project scientific, social and environmental aspects. More

and Simulation

We take the theoretical activities to scenarios that resemble real places and situations. More

Fields of practice
(Own and in agreement)

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Legal information of the program

Name of the program:
Doctorate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Graduate School

Modality of the program:
Presence – based


Type of program:

Qualified registration:
Resolution 6342 of June 8, 2012

Qualified Registration Renewal:
Resolution 8168 of August 5 of 2019


Title granted:
Doctor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

4 years (8 semesters)

Total cost per semester:
$12.990.000 COP

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