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Faculty of Basic Sciences and Technologies


The University of Quindío was created by the City Council of Armenia through agreement Number 23 on October 14,1960.After twenty years,the assembly department by ordinance Number 14 of 1982 became it an institution of departmental level.In this way, the first center of public higher education in Quindío started activities in 1962 with programs Agronomy and Topography.JJ Prías-Barragán 10 about the Faculty of Basic Sciences and Technologies.

After the creation of the University of Quindío,the faculty of Basic Sciences and Technologies began its work from 1992 and it emerged as a division of the faculty of Education into two faculties:Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Basic Sciences and Technologies created by resolution 069 on November 12,1991.In this faculties were assigned the following Academic units:

  • Degree in Mathematics and Computing.
  • Degree in Biology and Environmental Education.
  • Degree in Electrical & Electronics.
  • Chemical Technology in Plant Products.

From the second half of 1996 were approved and assigned to the Faculty the following academic programs:

  • Electronics Technology.
  • Chemistry.
  • Computer and Systems Engineering.
  • Electronic Engineering.

In 1999 it was restructured the faculties,the degree programs were assigned to the new Faculty of Education;while the different engineering were assigned to the Faculty of Engineering were assigned to the Faculty of Engineering.Nowadays,the Faculty of Basic Sciences and Technologies consists of the following academic units:


The Faculty of Basic Sciences and Technologies works on the development,dissemination,research and consolidation of basic science and the scientific and technological work in the fields of Biology,Physics,Chemistry and the exact Sciences through its  academic units of undergraduate and postgraduate,seeking a suitable and competent professional trained with  principles of autonomy,ethics.


In 2015 the Faculty of Basic Sciences and Technologies will be recognized as a former of professionals at the undergraduate and postgraduate level:Chemists,Physicists,Biologists,Mathematicians and upright Electronic Technologists;in the same way it will participate in the analysis and transformation of local,regional, national and international problems,generating knowledge,proposing solutions and practicing its ability to leader with the help of interdisciplinary teamwork  which are  formed by integration with other Universities and Public and Private Companies.

Contact us

Building sciences, Block A, floor 4.
Phone: 57- 6 - 7359300 Ext. 336.
E- mail: basicas
Schedule of attention: Monday to Friday from:  8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – from: 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m