SNIES: 102975| Qualified Registration: Resolution 17703 of December 6, 2013

Since 2014 we train researchers with a high level of excellence in the interdisciplinary area of health to contribute to the analysis and resolution of regional, national and local public health problems.

We project the academic tradition and pedagogical model of the CES University in the area of public health with a central axis in research according to the three core competencies: public health research, theoretical foundation in public and socio-humanistic health.

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We have areas of deepening in:

• Public health and society: area oriented to know the interrelationships between Public Health and society that have an impact on the health of populations. The thesis proposals have focused on issues related to the construction of peace and health, gender and health and health practices.
• Evidence-based health, law and public health administration: area of deepening oriented to generate knowledge around the administration in health, the right to health and the generation of scientific evidence that is input for decision makers.
• Environment, health and communicable diseases:
area of deepening oriented to generate knowledge that serves as input for the design of strategies that allow the prevention and mitigation of diseases and deaths related to environmental factors.

To register you must complete the following formats:
Resume and Research proposal.

Registrations: 20-11-2020
First group interview date: del 07 al 11 de septiembre de 2020
Publication of results first group: 18 de septiembre de 2020
Date of second group interview: 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: 1 de febrero de 2021
Registration PIN Cost:$163.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $12.990.000 COP

Director of the Graduate School
Angela María Segura Cardona
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1408

Coordinator (e) Doctorate in Public Health
Gino Montenegro Martínez
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1963

Graduate School
Telephone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1745

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Our program is aimed at professionals with experience in research and Public Health.

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.

Our professionals belong to various areas of knowledge, with research experience and graduates of approved or validated programs (foreign students) by the Ministry of National Education of Colombia.

Our doctors are recognized for their work in the different fields of action in the areas of health, for their integrity, ethics and professionalism.

Our doctors will be integral, autonomous researchers with a high level of excellence, with scientific, ethical, humanistic and social responsibility training; with advanced skills and abilities that allow them to position themselves as innovative, creative, critical researchers, capable of managing research processes and leading transformations in their professional and social environments.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process at our University.


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

and scholarships

In the University we offer financing options to our students 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:
Banco de Bogotá
Fondo Sapiencia
Banco Pichincha
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
Fondo Nacional del Ahorro (FNA)
Helm Bank

Our teachers

Exchange from
another university

You chose us for your exchange, find out about the process and the requirements to be met. More

Exchange to
another university

Live the experience of expanding your knowledge in Colombia or the world. More


We open the doors for you to complete your academic training with us. More

and innovation

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

and simulation

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

Fields of practice
(Own and in agreement)

We leave the classroom to put into practice our knowledge in real life. More


We offer spaces and programs for the personal and collective development of the CES community. More

Legal information of the program

Program Name:
Doctorate in Public Health

Graduate School

Program mode:
Face to face

Type of program:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolution 17703 of December 6, 2013


Title awarded:
Doctor of Public Health

4 years (8 semesters)

Total cost per semester:
$12.990.000 COP

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