SNIES: 53444| Qualified registration: Resolution 14428 of September 4, 2014

We train leading professionals in emergency management, under the concept of risk management as a social process that is everyone’s responsibility.

We give relevance to the process of knowledge and risk reduction as fundamental axes of management, understanding the importance of implementing effective plans in disaster management.

Our line of training includes the elements included in national legislation such as Law 1523 of 2012, Decree 1072 of 2015 and Resolution 2157 of 2017.

Our program has an emphasis on:

  • Emergency management and logistics
  • Development of Action and Recovery Plans
  • Human resource management in emergencies

Enter the Curriculum

Find out about our rates
Enrollment: Abiertas
Interviews: Las entrevistas se realizarán en la Universidad CES, según cita acordada con la Facultad de Medicina en el teléfono 4440555 ext.1350 -1150, calle 10 A # 22 – 04 del CES Poblado
Publication of results: Los resultados serán dados directamente a cada aspirante por la facultad después que haya pasado la entrevista.
Tuition Payment: Después de pasar acta de admisión, el aspirante admitido tendrá plazo de quince (15) días para realizar el pago de matrícula
Beginning of classes: Será notificada por la facultad
Registration PIN cost: $111.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $5.100.000 COP. Values corresponding to 2019, subject to increases for 2020

Documentation required for the enrollment 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 or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which the data is 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.

Academic Coordinator
Paola Caterine Franco Velasquez
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Extension: 1535

Do you want to know more? Write to us at

Head of the Pre-Hospital Care Division
María Eugenia Jaramillo Londoño
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1535 – 1150


Our applicants are professionals in the areas of health, communication, social sciences, among others.

Why Choose
this program?

We have the highest standards of quality in education, which allows us to be recognized for excellence.


Our specialists have the knowledge and skills to handle emergencies and disasters.

Our specialization is aimed at technologists and professionals from different areas of knowledge who are interested in the subject of Emergency and Disaster Risk Management, for its management both in the community and in business.

Since 2007, we have made progress in training technologists in emergency and disaster preparedness as a new and important topic for society.

The excellence and commitment of our program have led us to be recognized by public and private entities through agreements for the support and permanent advancement of policies on this subject.

They also contribute to emergency risk management planning, both in the public and private sectors.

They make decisions in emergency situations with technical and ethical criteria and a high sense of responsibility, based on the legal components.

They develop prevention and reduction plans focused on reducing emergency and disaster events.

Desarrollan planes de prevención y reducción enfocados en la disminución de eventos de emergencias y desastres.

They promote the adequate use of resources in public and private organizations, oriented to the fulfillment of Risk Management processes.

They are innovators in issues related to communication and risk perception, with a high degree of practicality.

They strengthen the academic and training aspects in people related to Risk Management.

Fortalecen los aspectos académicos y de entrenamiento en las personas relacionadas con la Gestión del Riesgo.


Learn about the requirements needed to access the degree process at our University.


Learn about the job fields where you can work after graduating from CES University.

and scholarships

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

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

1. Have submitted the evidence in force that the State determines to be obligatory.
2. Submit the certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.

3. The payment of grade rights, as set out in the pecuniary rights.
4. Approval of the work of the grade or research.
5. Be in good standing with the University for every concept.

Our specialists will be able to develop their knowledge in tasks such as

Consultants and advisors in emergency and disaster risk management, in the university, business or public sectors.

Coordinadores o líderes de gestión del riesgo en consejos municipales o departamentales de gestión del riesgo.

Risk management coordinators or leaders in municipal or departmental risk management councils

Managers of projects related to risk management

Research leaders.

For financing 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

Our teachers

Exchange from
another university

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

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another university

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

cultural academics

We open the doors of the world for you to complement your academic training with us. More


Keep your knowledge up to date to enhance your professional profile. More


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

Discounts with
contract partners

These are the economic benefits we have with different companies and organizations. More


Increase your job opportunities by learning or exploring new languages. More

Legal information of the program

Name of the program:
Technological Specialization in Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Systems

Program mode:

Type of program:


Qualified Registration:
Resolution 14428 of September 4, 2014


Title granted:
Technological Specialist in Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Systems

1 year (2 semesters)

Total cost per semester:
$5.100.000 COP

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