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Res. nº. 29499 12/29/17 effective until 12/28/21.

Undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering

Do you enjoy transforming raw materials into products? This academic program will provide you the necessary tools to analyze, develop and control safe processes and to carry out chemical manufacturing activities, chemical reactions and separations in different levels of production.

Why should you study Chemical Engineering?

Broad Labor Field

The cross-disciplinary training you will receive will give you greater versatility in the labor field. You can stand out in research, planning, innovation and design of new materials or technologies, among many others.

International Mobility

You can choose among several options to go on exchanges and get double degrees, as well as having international academic experiences. Universidad Ean has alliances with about 80 universities in Colombia and abroad.

Double Degree

You can homologate up to 80% of your undergraduate degree in any engineering and receive another degree as a Chemical Engineer. Also, you will receive a 20% discount on each program.

What does a Chemical Engineer do?

  • Transform raw materials into products and/or services.
  • Optimize the performance of production materials.
  • Analyze manufacturing processes.
  • Design products and processes to meet the needs of the environment, under the sustainability and industrial safety principles.
  • Develop sustainable business opportunities and lead projects that breed economic, environmental and social value.
  • Employ process simulation and optimization software as tools to planning, researching and making decisions for the development in engineering.

What are the working areas of a Chemical Engineer?

  • Research and development of products and processes.
  • Starting up and managing companies that focus on production, logistics, or manufacturing goods and/or services.
  • Plan, diagnose and design methods and strategies that increase organizational efficiency.
  • Entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
  • Quality analysis.
Why should you study at Universidad Ean?
Institute for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

We have the best professional team to train, support and advise you on entrepreneurship issues.

One of the best university incubators worldwide

Our program Ean Impacta was highlighted by the organization UBI Global during the World Incubation Summit 2018 (WIS).

Big projects beginning

We offer 15 research laboratories of cutting edge technology, where important projects for the domestic industries have been developed.

Challenging-based learning

We broke the traditional ground of higher education, and today we teach by a practical, effective and motivating way, on a challenge-based learning.

Interdisciplinary Education

All our students take courses related to the process of creation and consolidation of companies and sustainable business models.

Tuition fee
Per semester

*The tuition fee of the whole program depends on the number of academic credits enrolled by the student.

Academic credit fee is subject to annual increases determined by Universidad Ean and authorized by the Colombian Ministry of Education – MEN (by its initials in Spanish).

Degree Granted

Chemical Engineer.

School of Engineering.
144 academic credits.

From 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Terms and conditions.

SNIES code (National Higher Education Information System): 103224 Res. nº. 5471 of the Colombian Ministry of Education- 04/14/12, effective until 04/14/21. City: Bogotá D.C., Cundinamarca, Colombia, South America.

Program Director


First Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Engineering Foundations 3 credit hours
  • Differential Calculus 4 credit hours
  • General Chemistry 4 credit hours
  • General Biology 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Mathematical Logic 3 credit hours

Second Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Integral Calculus 3 credit hours
  • Linear Algebra 3 credit hours
  • Organic Chemistry 3 credit hours
  • Mechanical Physics 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Socio-humanistic and Culture I 2 credit hours
  • Descriptive Statistics 3 credit hours

Third Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Multivariable Calculus 3 credit hours
  • Analytical Chemistry 3 credit hours
  • Mass and Energy Balance 3 credit hours
  • Physics/ Electromagnetism 4 credit hours
  • Probability and Inferential Statistics 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship I 2 credit hours

Fourth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Differential Equations 3 credit hours
  • Biochemistry 3 credit hours
  • Thermodynamics 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Complex Thinking Structures 3 credit hours
  • Foreign Language I 3 credit hours
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship II 3 credit hours

Fifth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics 3 credit hours
  • Algorithms and Programming 3 credit hours
  • Thermochemistry 3 credit hours
  • Numerical Methods 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Foreign Language II 3 credit hours
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship III 3 credit hours

Sixth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Project Management 3 credit hours
  • Heat and Mass Transport Phenomena 3 credit hours
  • Engineering of Chemical Reactions 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Socio-humanistic and Culture II 2 credit hours
  • Foreign Language III 3 credit hours
  • Geopolitical Context 4 credit hours

Seventh Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Design of Products and Processes 3 credit hours
  • Unit Operations 3 credit hours
  • Degree Requirements Courses
  • Research Seminar 2 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Communication Skills 4 credit hours
  • Colombian Political Constitution and Sustainability 3 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • Elective I 3 credit hours

Eighth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Process Control 3 credit hours
  • Degree Requirements Courses
  • Graduation Project 3 credit hours
  • Professional Internship 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Foreign Language IV 3 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • Elective II 3 credit hours
  • Elective III 3 credit hours

Note: The program's opening is subject to a minimum number of students. Universidad Ean reserves the right to suspend or postpone the beginning of any program, depending on the response obtained from those interested in the call. Likewise, it reserves the right to make any change in the curriculum, methodological approach and faculty members.

The courses are going to be taught mostly in Spanish. Nevertheless, the academic activities may incorporate lectures and content in other languages. Therefore, it will be the student responsibility to achieve a whole understanding of them.


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Accredited in High-Quality

(Res. No. 29499) By the Colombian Ministry of Education.

12/29/17, effective until 12/28/21
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