One of Colombia’s leading multidisciplinary higher education institutions is Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS). This is a public institution, which was founded in 1948. The Industrial University of Santander offers a large number of areas at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels with 124 academic programs, including 21 magistracies, 9 medical residencies and 6 doctoral programs. Geographically located in the city of Bucaramanga.
In its own country, UIS is high on the list of top places. It is on the 9th place in the national ranking, and on 846 - in the international. According to the QS World University Rankings occupies 805 position. Universidad Industrial de Santander is considered one of the best universities in Colombia and Latin America. Graduates of the institution are in demand in their country and abroad.
The main campus of the Universidad Industrial de Santander is called Campus Universitario and geographically located in the northeastern part of the city. The university also has another campus in which there is a faculty of health. It is located near the city hospital.