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The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, signed a cooperation agreement. Within the framework of the contract, mutual assistance will be provided for the training and development of the academic staff, knowledge and experience, exchange and joint work in various scientific and educational fields will be provided.

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The cooperation will be focused on the following:

  • Exchange of academic staff;
  • Support of research staff and student exchange;
  • Exchange of books, publications and scientific materials for educational, training and research purposes;
  • Promotion and organization of scientific meetings;
  • Support of collaborative research activities and publications.

Universidad de los Andes is a private research university located in the center of the city of Bogotá, Colombia. Founded in 1948, the university has 153 research groups, most of them in the fields of social sciences, mathematics, physics and engineering, 12 faculties and a total of 20 administrative units. The main aspirations are both in academic achievement and in creating critical thinking in students related to their social and civic responsibilities.

It is one of the few universities in the country to receive institutional accreditation of maximum high quality from the Ministry of Education of Colombia. The Universidad de los Andes supports a range of scientific research through which it contributes to the development of the country and transcends its geographical boundaries. Universidad de los Andes is ranked as the best university in Colombia, considered one of the top 5 Latin American universities and one of the top 200 in the world. The Universidad de los Andes, and in particular its School of Business and Economics, has triple accreditation for its business and economics programs – from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. The dean of the School of Business and Economics is Prof. Veneta Andonova, who is a graduate of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

More information about Universidad de los Andes can be found here.