SNIES: 1813| Qualified registration: Resolution 12588 of August 14, 2015

We seek the training of kind doctors with the highest human, ethical and scientific qualities.

Our Medicine program was the first accredited higher education program in Colombia, created on July 5, 1977, receiving the renewal of accreditation in 2002, 2007 and 2015 by the National Accreditation Council -CNA- and the Ministry of Education of Colombia. We also have the international accreditation MERCOSUR / ARCUSUR and we are part of the worldwide directory of medical schools of FAIMER.
We invite you to know the documents of  accreditation and reaccreditation.

We stand out for the training by competences, for having a curriculum integrated by systems, and above all for the permanent accompaniment of our students, for the quality of our teachers and the resources used for education.

You will develop your competences through four major curricular areas:
Psychobiological area: with the pre-clinical you will understand in depth the structure and function of the human body and its health and disease processes. And in the surgical clinical component you will develop the skills, attitudes and knowledge to practice the art of medicine.
Public health area: you will understand the study of collective health, public health policies and medicine, family and community medicine; as well as health administration and management.
Research and innovation area: you will strengthen the critical look and the solution of problems using the scientific method, with the possibility of developing creative and entrepreneurial solutions for patients and society.
Socio-humanistic area: you will strengthen your integral formation and the development of ethical and communicative competences, among others.

Enter the study plan – curriculum

Know our rates and dates for the year 2020-1
Until Friday, October 18, 2019  
Admission exam: Wednesday, October 23, 2019  
Interview: El listado de quienes pasen el examen y continúan con la entrevista, será publicada a través de nuestro portal web. Las Entrevistas se realizarán virtuales.
Admission results: November 5, 2019
Duration of the program: 12 semesters (6 years)
Tuition payment: November 12 to 24, 2019
Start of classes: January 27, 2020 (confirm with the Faculty)
Cost of registration PIN: $348.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $16.768.500 COP
*The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits that are enrolled.

Learn about our enrollment requirements:

Enlarged and legible identity document.
Recent color photo with white background, size 3 × 4.
Scores of grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 (if the latter applies)..
Copy of the high school diploma.
If you have not graduated from high school, attach proof that you are currently in your last year.
Test scores of “CFES or SABER 11 °”. If you do not have the scores of the test, enclose the citation to the examination or proof of being enrolled to them.
Certificate of affiliation to a health system (EPS) or prepaid medicine.

Undergraduate Medicine Assistant
María Isabel Pérez González
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1386

Head of the division of Undergraduate Medicine and Head of Medical Education
Paula Catalina Vásquez Marín
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1386

Do you want to know more? Write us


If you are passionate about the study of human beings and health, our Medicine program is for you.

of applicants

To start a new learning experience we offer you our seedbed of applicants.


Academically excellent doctors, disciplined, with comprehensive knowledge and skills, vital for professional practice.

You must be passionate about caring for human life, responsible, discipline, dedicated to your studies, and with high social commitment. Be willing to offer your time, disposition and knowledge to the service of the other, developing creativity and passion for research.

Excellence must be the north for your professional and personal growth, in order to be an integral doctor, with a solid ethical training based on dedication to the human being.

We offer you the “Medicine Seedbeds” with the aim of acquiring a broad vision of the medical profession, consolidating your vocation and motivating you to participate actively and responsibly in your medical training process.

It is aimed at students who are in the 9th, 10th and 11th grade and High School graduates in recent years.

• Introduction to Medicine
• Physiology
• Molecular biology
• Human anatomy
• Histology
• Public health
• Professional performance of the doctor
• Medical informatics
• Simulation and first aid
• Hospital visits

Our CES doctors are academically excellent, disciplined, with comprehensive knowledge and skills which are fundamental for their work as general practitioners, critical of their surroundings and with the necessary abilities to transform and adapt creatively to any environment.

They have a high resolution capacity and great strength in the understanding of health-disease processes and are guided by ethics as part of their decisions, through which they are autonomous, responsible and free.

They are passionate about their profession, respectful of human dignity, as well as of their colleagues and teachers. They are entrepreneurs and innovators, always seeking to solve the particular needs of the social environments, anywhere in the world, they decide to practice the medical profession.

Mapa de competencias del médico CES (éticas, comunicativas, trabajo en equipo, gerenciales y administrativas, cuidado de la salud colectiva y pensamiento creativo.)


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


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

and scholarships

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

In order to graduate, you must:
Approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee.
2. Present the current tests that the State determines as of mandatory compliance.
3. Fulfill the requirement of a second language as stated in the agreement of the Superior Council.

4. Present certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
5. Present the payment of the degree rights, established by the Administrative Committee.
6. Approve grade work
7. Be in good standing with the University in every respect.

We recommend you contact the faculty of the program you are interested in to validate the existence of a quota before starting the enrollment process.

For financing we have agreements with:
Bank of Bogota
Sapience Fund
Pichincha Bank
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (NSF)
Helm Bank

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

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and innovation

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

and Simulation

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We leave the classroom to put our knowledge into practice 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

Name of the program:

Faculty of Medicine

Modality of the program:
Presence – based

Type of program:


Qualified registration:
Resolution 12588 of August 14, 2015

Validity of qualified registration:
7 years

High Quality Accreditation:
Resolution 2039 of February 17 of 2015


Validity of High Quality Accreditation:
8 years

Title granted:
General Physician

6 years (12 semesters)

Total cost per semester:
$17.300.000 COP

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