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Master's Degree in History

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Master’s Degree in History of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) offers a high level of training.  With a flexible curriculum, its students enhance, acquire and deploy the necessary skills to research topics and problems of the history of Colombia and Latin America. The interaction with experienced researchers and teachers, the dialogue with historiography and the other social sciences make possible the development of their projects, as well as their personal growth.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 3721 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 16129 of december 18, 2019 and N.° 8234 of may 27, 2020, validity 8 years.

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DEGREE:

Master in History

DURATION:

4 semesters

MODALITY::

In-person

CAMPUS

Main Campus - Bucaramanga

DEGREE:

Master in History

DURATION:

4 semesters

MODALITY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Main Campus - Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

The Master of History at the UIS is oriented to train high level researchers in the field of historical studies, mainly on topics and problems of the history of Colombia and Latin America. The program is aimed at graduate historians and other social science professionals who show interest or have previous training and research skills in the historical discipline.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the Master of History are highly qualified to:

  • Continuing their training in doctoral programs.

  • Design and implement historical research projects in specialized institutions or centers.

  • To teach at the middle and higher levels of education, analyzing different historical and historiographical processes.

  • To elaborate texts and works of historical-cultural divulgation.

  • To articulate their disciplinary knowledge with the debates of the different social sciences.

  • To promote historical knowledge in order to strengthen a democratic, participatory, deliberative and pluralistic society, committed to justice, social equity, environmental preservation and good living.

LABOR

Field

Graduates of the Master of History have high research skills in the field of history and social sciences. Due to their qualifications, they can continue their training in doctoral programs or dedicate themselves to teaching at the middle and higher levels of education, analyzing different historical and historiographical processes, promoting historical knowledge with a view to strengthening a democratic, participatory, deliberative and pluralistic society committed to justice, social equity, environmental preservation and good living.

OUR

Acreditations

High quality accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 9695 of September 11, 2019 (valid for eight years).

More information: Clic here

APPLICANT

Profile

The Master of History at the UIS is oriented to train high level researchers in the field of historical studies, mainly on topics and problems of the history of Colombia and Latin America. The program is aimed at graduate historians and other social science professionals who show interest or have previous training and research skills in the historical discipline.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the Master of History are highly qualified to:

  • Continuing their training in doctoral programs.
  • Design and implement historical research projects in specialized institutions or centers.
  • To teach at the middle and higher levels of education, analyzing different historical and historiographical processes.
  • To elaborate texts and works of historical-cultural divulgation.
  • To articulate their disciplinary knowledge with the debates of the different social sciences.
  • To promote historical knowledge in order to strengthen a democratic, participatory, deliberative and pluralistic society, committed to justice, social equity, environmental preservation and good living.

LABOR

Field

Graduates of the Master of History have high research skills in the field of history and social sciences. Due to their qualifications, they can continue their training in doctoral programs or dedicate themselves to teaching at the middle and higher levels of education, analyzing different historical and historiographical processes, promoting historical knowledge with a view to strengthening a democratic, participatory, deliberative and pluralistic society committed to justice, social equity, environmental preservation and good living.

OUR

AcreditaTions

High quality accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 9695 of September 11, 2019 (valid for eight years).

More information: Clic here

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All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  28696           Credits:    6  - Theory of History and Historiography I


Code:  28697           Credits:    6  - Methods, techniques and sources of historical research


Code:  28698           Credits:    4  - Thesis Seminar I


Code:  28699           Credits:    2  - Research Tutoring I

 

Code:  28700           Credits:    6  - Theory of History and Historiography II


Code:  28888           Credits:    6  - Elective Deepening Thematic Seminar I


Code:  28701           Credits:    6  - Thesis Seminar II


Code:  28702           Credits:    2  - Research Tutoring II

 

Code:  28889           Credits:    6  - Thematic seminar on elective deepening II


Code:  28703           Credits:    6  - Research work I

 

Code:  28704           Credits:    8  - Research work II

 


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga    

1st Semester

2024

* Subject to demand

Registration opening

Deadline for payment of registration fee

Registration closing

Entrance exams

Interviews

Classes start

 

August 16, 2023

January 24, 2024

January 26, 2024

February 01, 2024

February 07, 2024

February 19, 2024

  
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 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: 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.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: 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.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.
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

1st semester

2024

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

Aug 16, 2023

Deadline for payment of registration fee

Jan 24, 2024

Registration deadline

Jan 26, 2024

Entrance exams

Feb 01, 2024

Interviews

Feb 07, 2024

Classes start

Feb 19, 2024

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 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: 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.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: 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.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.

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

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

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

Academic fees per semester

10 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.

OUR

Faculty

Ana Milena Rhenals Doria

Doctor in Latin American History

Nectalí Ariza Ariza

Doctor of American History

Brenda Escobar Guzmán

Doctor of History

Álvaro Acevedo Tarazona

Doctor of Transitions, Changes and Permanence in Modern and Contemporary Societies of Europe and Latin America

Alfonso Antonio Fernández Villa

Doctor of American History

María del Pilar Monroy Merchán

Doctor of Social Sciences with a focus on History

William Elvis Plata Quezada

Doctor of History, Art and Archaeology

The professor of the School of History, Hernando Figueroa, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Helwar Hernando Figueroa Salamanca

Doctor of American History

Leonardo Moreno González

Doctor of Prehistoric Archaeology

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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Master’s Degree in History

Telephone: +57 (607) 645 1639

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2237

Email: maestriaenhistoria@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Office hours

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. a 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m.

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Contact Us

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Master’s Degree in History

Telephone: +57 (607) 645 1639

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2237

Email: maestriaenhistoria@uis.edu.co

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

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Master’s Degree in History

Telephone: +57 (607) 645 1639

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2237

Email: maestriaenhistoria@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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