Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia – UNAD

General Information


Organisation typeResearch, education or other similar institute

Company Address Calle 14 sur No. 14-23
, Yopal, Casanare

Phone number+57 8 6341946- +57 310 3097112

Web page http://www.unad.edu.co

Company Address yopal@unad.edu.co

Contact Information

Contact Person Ms. Nelly Rojas Araque
International Coordinator

Phone+57 3103097112

Email nelly.rojas@unad.edu.co

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OrganisationViento Trading

Project typeProduction, marketing or other activity involving transfer of know-how or technology, Other long-term partnership, Joint venture

Project abstractUNAD is looking for partners in Finland who can provide transfer of technology and know–how in educational purposes such as: degree programmes, master degree programmes, research projects. Their focus would be the usage of technological platforms for educational purposes aimed for double degree programmes, connecting UNAD with foreign teachers online. Additionally, they are looking for partners and educational institutions in Finland to create international cooperation agreements and mobility programmes.

Project descriptionUniversidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia - UNAD is the largest university in Colombia, with more than 37 offices distributed in 90% of Colombian territory and an International office in Florida, USA. It has been operating since 1981, and currently have more than 1400 persons in their staff and hosts 77 000 students.

UNAD offers for its students more than 56 study programmes. These programmes are classified as undergraduate, graduate, technical professional, and vocational study programmes. The Florida campus offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral programmes.

This university has 27 agreements on international academic cooperation, mobility, research and collaboration with the following countries: Cuba, Panama, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Spain and the United States. Additionally, they have teachers, alumni and students in academic mobility programs worldwide. Their staff actively participates in seminars, visits and international missions aimed to find collaboration agreements and expand their current catalogue of products and services.

An institutional video of UNAD’s is available at this link https://youtu.be/ts8JHVvwBW0 and their official YouTube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/user/universidadunad/


Number of employeesover 250

Annual turnover in €10 - 50 million

Annual balance sheet total10 - 43 million

Certifications, standardsCertificated by the Colombian Ministry of Education.

Already engaged in international co-operationYes

Percentage of transnational activities0 to 9 %