Accreditations and Awards


QUALIFICATION FOR CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROGRAMS

On June 14th, 2013, the Ministry of National Education renewed the qualification of the Civil Engineering program for a term of eight (8) years (see document). The Ministry renewed the qualification of the Environmental Engineering program on September 16th, 2009 (see document). 


SPECIALIZATION IN INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATION

On March 20th, 2014, the Ministry of National Education renewed for a term of seven (7) years the qualification of the Specialization in Integrated Environmental Management (see document). 


SPECIALIZATION IN URBAN WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION

OnDecember 6th, 2013, the Ministry of National Education renewed for a term of seven (7) years the qualification of the Specialization in Urban Water Resources Engineering Qualification Program (see document)


MASTER’S IN CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION

OnApril 6th, 2011, the Ministry of National Education renewed for a term of seven (7) years the qualification of the Magister’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering Programs (see document).


ENVIRONMENTAL AND CIVIL ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS ACCREDITED

BY THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF ACCREDITATION

The Environmental Engineering program received high quality accreditation with through Resolution 3978, of March 1st, 2016, issued by the Ministry of National Education, for a term of six (6) years (see document).

The Civil Engineering program also received high quality accreditation for a term of eight (8) years through Resolution 4822 of April 30th, 2013, issued by the Ministry of National Education, for a term of six (6) years (see document).

Accreditations constitute a very important recognition of the quality of the Department programs.


MASTER’S IN CIVIL ENGINEERING ACCREDITED

BY THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF ACCREDITATION

Master’s in Civil Engineering program received high quality accreditation with through Resolution 01041, of January 26th, 2015, issued by the Ministry of National Education, for a term of eight (8) years. (see document)


ORDER OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND PUBLIC FAITH

To the Environmental Engineering Program

On December 1st, 2008, the Ministry of National Education conferred the ‘Luis Lopez de Mesa’ Order of Higher Education and Public Faith to the University de Los Andes Environmental Engineering program. This order was created to exalt and extol the Higher Education academic programs, through a process of voluntary accreditation, that contributes to the improvement of quality of Colombian education (details).


ORDER OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND PUBLIC FAITH

to the Civil Engineering Program

On December 14th, 2004, the Ministry of National Education conferred the ‘Luis Lopez de Mesa’ Order of Higher Education and Public Faith to the University de Los Andes Civil Engineering program. This order was created to exalt and extol the Higher Education academic programs, through a process of voluntary accreditation, that contributes that contributes to the improvement of quality of Colombian education (details).


WORLD WATER YEAR MERIT AWARD

Institutional Academic Category

On December 4th, 2003, Sanitary and Environmental Engineering Commission of the Colombian Society of Engineers (CSE) conferred the World Water Year Merit Award in the Institutional Academic Category for its management and projects performance in water resources and models for wastewater treatment in Colombia to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (details).


 RESEARCH WORK RECOGNITION

On November, 1997, Civil Engineers Association of the National University of Colombia (AICUN) conferred the Research Work Recognition 1997, to Ingeominas and to University of Los Andes for its contribution to the development of engineering in the seismic microzoning project in Bogota (details).


SEISMIC HAZARD IN COLOMBIA STUDY RECOGNITION

On May 29th, 1997, Colombian Society of Engineers (CSE) conferred the Lorenzo Codazzi Award to the Colombian Association of Seismic Engineering for the Seismic Hazard in Colombia Study (details).