Fundación Universitaria Juan de Castellanos

The Juan de Castellanos University Foundation is a higher education institution, founded by the Catholic Church in 1987 and located in the city of Tunja in the department of Boyaca – an Andean region in Colombia. Currently, more than 4 200 students attend the university, which has 300 teachers divided among five faculties that offer 20 undergraduate and graduate courses. The University is structured around four main departments, among which inculdes agricultural and environmental sciences. The scientific and research-oriented identity of the university is connected to its territory: the territory, land, subsoil, soil and climate are strictly associated with the culture that flourishes in the high Andes. The university has 12 recognized research groups and projects around the region. The Juan de Castellanos University Foundation is a non-profit organization with a strong focus on inclusive policies that welcome young people coming from the middle and lower classes from all over the region.

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Colombia
Area South America
Head P. Luis Enrique Pérez Ojeda
Focal Point title Director General of Research and Innovation
Focal Point José Carvajal-Sanchez
Alternate Focal Point title Coordinator of Research and Innovation
Alternate Focal Point Yulieth Guerrero Nieto
Address Fundación Universitaria Juan de Castellanos, Cra. 11 # 11 - 44 Tunja, Boyacá, Colombia
Telephone 0057874586761207
Email director.investigaciones@jdc.edu.co
Email 2 coordinador.investigaciones@jdc.edu.co
Website http://www.jdc.edu.co
21/05/2018
Electoral Group South America Major Groups
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