postgraduate

PhD in Chemistry

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Doctorate in Chemistry at the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) responds to the national and international need to train highly qualified academic personnel to propose, carry out and lead research in this branch of specialization.

The program is based on the value of scientific knowledge, its development and the importance of its dissemination. For this reason, the program’s curriculum was developed to provide students with the necessary skills to generate and incorporate the research methodologies required in the different areas of this science.

The Doctorate is aimed at professionals in Chemistry, or related areas, interested in being updated on the latest technological advances. Likewise, it is offered to those professionals who seek to achieve the required skills to effectively face problems in a specific field of chemistry.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 4909 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 15470 of December 18, 2019.

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PERSONALIZED ADVICE

DEGREE:

Doctor of Chemistry

DURATION:

8 semesters (4 years)

MODALITY::

In-person

CAMPUS

Main campus - Bucaramanga

DEGREE:

Doctor of Chemistry

DURATION:

8 semesters (4 years)

MODALITY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Main campus - Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant to this academic program is a professional widely familiar with chemistry, scientific methodology, the use of experimental instrumentation, bibliographic sources and interdisciplinary work with experts in other sciences.

In addition, she or he is a highly qualified professional to conceive, design, program, lead, carry out, interpret and disseminate scientific research in the area of chemistry. Finally, the applicant is interested in working together with professionals from all over the world to promote the progress of this area of knowledge.

GRADUATE

Profile

The Doctor of Chemistry from the Industrial University of Santander is highly qualified to solve scientific problems through experimental and theoretical techniques typical of his specialization.

Besides being creative and demanding, the graduate has a great capacity to develop his own scientific research projects, which seek to discover new aspects about the composition of natural and synthetic substances. In the academic and scientific field, he stands out for his aptitude for leadership, innovation and teamwork.

OUR

Acreditations

High quality accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) - Resolution 3976 of April 12, 2019.

More information: Clic here

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant to this academic program is a professional widely familiar with chemistry, scientific methodology, the use of experimental instrumentation, bibliographic sources and interdisciplinary work with experts in other sciences.

In addition, she or he is a highly qualified professional to conceive, design, program, lead, carry out, interpret and disseminate scientific research in the area of chemistry. Finally, the applicant is interested in working together with professionals from all over the world to promote the progress of this area of knowledge.

GRADUATE

Profile

The Doctor of Chemistry from the Industrial University of Santander is highly qualified to solve scientific problems through experimental and theoretical techniques typical of his specialization.

Besides being creative and demanding, the graduate has a great capacity to develop his own scientific research projects, which seek to discover new aspects about the composition of natural and synthetic substances. In the academic and scientific field, he stands out for his aptitude for leadership, innovation and teamwork.

OUR

Accreditations

High quality accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) – Resolution 3976 of April 12, 2019.

More information: Clic here

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Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    12  - Elective (advanced subject)

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    6  - Elective (advanced subject)


Code:  00000           Credits:    6  - Elective subject

 

Code:  25007           Credits:    4  - Seminar I


Code:  28258           Credits:    6  - Research I


Code:  00000           Credits:    6  - Elective subject

 

Code:  25008           Credits:      4  - Seminar II


Code:  28259           Credits:      8  - Research II

 

Code:  25009           Credits:      4  - Seminar III


Code:  28260           Credits:      8  - Research III

 

Code:  25011           Credits:      4  - Seminar IV


Code:  28261           Credits:      8  - Research IV

 

Code:  25013           Credits:      4  - Seminar V


Code:  28262           Credits:    8  - Research V

 

Code:  28263           Credits:    10  - Research VI

 

Advanced subjects

Code:  25020           Credits:    6  - Advanced Organic Chemistry


Code:  25006           Credits:    6  - Advanced Quantum Chemistry


Code:  25021           Credits:    6  - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry


Code:  25023           Credits:    6  - Advanced Biochemistry


Code:  25022           Credits:    6  - Advanced Physicochemistry

 

Elective subjects

Code:  25027           Credits:    6  - Mass Spectrometry


Code:  25028           Credits:    6  - Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy


Code:  25031           Credits:    6  - NMR Spectroscopy


Code:  25026           Credits:    6  - Statistical Thermodynamics


Code:  25032           Credits:    6  - X-ray Diffraction


Code:  27664           Credits:    6  - Petroleum Chemistry


Code:  25033           Credits:    6  - Chromatography


Code:  25036           Credits:    6  - Biotechnology


Code:  25037           Credits:    6  - Food Chemistry


Code:  25039           Credits:    6  - Kinetics of Chemical Reactions


Code:  25040           Credits:    6  - Chemical Catalysis


Code:  27660           Credits:    6  - Chemical Defense in Nature


Code:  27661           Credits:    6  - Data Management and Interpretation


Code:  27662           Credits:    6  - Medicinal and Computational Biochemistry


Code:  27663           Credits:    6  - Alkaloids: Secondary Metabolites

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

      Barramcabermeia        

1st Semester

2.022

* Subject to demand

Registration opening  

Registration closing  

Knowledge test  

Interview  

Classes start  

     

2022 December 15

2022 December 15

2022 December 15

2022 December 15

2022 December 15

 

 

Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 3: If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A2 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Three (3) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester # S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

2022

Registration deadline

2022

Interviews

2022

Knowledge test

2022

Classes start

2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 3: If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A2 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Three (3) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

11 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

Program

Professors

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, Arnold Rafael Romero Bohórquez. Doctor en Química - Universidad Industrial de Santander. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

Arnold Rafael Romero Bohórquez

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, Daniel Ricardo Molina Velasco. Doctor en Química - Universidad Industrial de Santander. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

Daniel Ricardo Molina Velasco

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa a la profesora de la Escuela de Química, Luz Yolanda Vargas Fiallo. Maestra en Química - Universidad Industrial de Santander. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y la profesora está situada en el centro.

Luz Yolanda Vargas Fiallo

Master in Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, Fabián Alirio Ríos Angarita. Doctor en Química - New México State University. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

Fabián Alirio Ríos Angarita

Doctor of Chemistry

Fernando Martínez Ortega

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa a la profesora de la Escuela de Química, Martha Cecilia Daza Espinosa. Doctora en Química - Universidad Nacional de Colombia. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y la profesora está situada en el centro.

Martha Cecilia Daza Espinosa

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, Markus Hans Oliver Doerr. Ph. D. en Química - University of Düsseldorf. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

Hans Oliver Doerr Markus

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química Jhon Fredy Pérez Torres. Doctor en Química Teórica de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

Jhon Fredy Pérez Torres

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa a la profesora de la Escuela de Química Verónica García Rojas. Doctora en Ciencias de la Universidad de Antioquia. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y la profesora está situada en el centro.

Veronica Garcia Rojas

Doctor of Chemical Sciences

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, Jhon Jairo Castillo León. Doctor en Química - Universidad Industrial de Santander. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

John Jairo Castillo León

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, José Antonio Henao Martínez. Doctor en Química - Universidad de los Andes de Mérida Venezuela. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

José Antonio Henao Martínez

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, Juan Carlos Poveda Jaramillo. Doctor en Ciencias Químicas - Universidad Autónoma de México. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

Juan Carlos Poveda Jaramillo

Doctor of Chemical Sciences

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, Juan Manuel Urbina González. Dr. Rer. Nat. - Universitaet Bayreuth. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

Juan Manuel Urbina González

Doctor of Natural Sciences

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al profesor de la Escuela de Química, William Fernando Hidalgo Buchelli. Doctor en Química - Friedrich Schiller University Jena Venezuela. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el profesor está situado en el centro.

William Fernando Hidalgo Bucheli

Doctor of Chemistry

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa al director de la Escuela de Química, Julio Roberto Pinzón Joya. Doctor en Química - Clemson University. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y el director está situado en el centro.

Julio Roberto Pinzon Joya

Doctor of Chemistry

Alirio Palma Rodríguez

Doctor of Chemistry

Angela Marcela Montaño Angarita

Doctor of Chemistry

Cristian Blanco Tirado

Doctor of Chemistry

Elena Stashenko

Doctor of Chemistry

Enrique Mejía Ospino

Doctor of Chemical Sciences

Jairo René Martinez Morales

Doctor of Chemistry

Marianny Yajaira Combariza Montañez

Doctor of Chemistry

Stelia Carolina Mendez Sanchez

Doctor of Biochemical Sciences

Vladimir Kuznetsov

Doctor of Chemical Sciences

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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PhD in Chemistry

+57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2227

posqui@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Camilo Torres

Oficinas 228-229

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

PhD in Chemistry

+57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2227

posqui@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Camilo Torres

Oficinas 228-229

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

PhD in Chemistry

+57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2227

posqui@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Camilo Torres

Oficinas 228-229

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.