Official Registration: Discharge Resolution 7408 from June 14th 2013 – for a 7-year period | SNIES (National Information System of Higher Education): 4017 | Program Length: 8 semesters | Presence-based modality | Information for other programs HERE.

Chemical Engineering has improved our quality of life for more than a century through the design of innovative products and processes. Chemical engineers have participated in developing new materials, technologies based on biological systems, treatments for diseases, environment protection, power generation technologies, and the optimization of renewable and non-renewable resources.

The Chemical Engineering undergraduate program of Universidad de los Andes takes actions aimed at its graduates so they:

  1. Enter into industry or research centers and apply chemical engineering principles in a creative way for the solution of the problems of the society and the environment.
  2. Participate in professional projects and apply the tools and engineering methods for the analysis and design of products and processes, with an approach that spans molecular to macroscopic scales.
  3. Assume positions of technical leadership in application areas pertaining to engineering and other professional area.
  4. Pursue graduate studies and demonstrate its commitment with lifelong learning.
  5. Demonstrate a high sense of responsibility, autonomy, breadth of thought, and the ethical practice of the profession.


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Dates and information about the registration and admission processes concerning undergraduate programs in the University can be found at:


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The Chemical Engineering program of the Universidad de los Andes strives for students who have completed the proposed curriculum in the undergraduate program to have developed:

  1. Abilities to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  2. Abilities to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. Abilities to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. Abilities to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. Abilities to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. Abilities to communicate effectively.
  8. A broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues. 
  11. Abilities to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.