Maria Cano University Foundation

HE Institution
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
Maria Cano University Foundation
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
Fundación Universitaria María Cano


Institutional postal address: 
Calle 56 #41-90, Medellin, Antioquia
Latin America and Caribbean
Medellin, Cali, Neiva and Popayan.
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
(+57) (4) 4025500

Mission / Vision


Maria Cano University Foundation is a higher education institution with a presence in local, regional and national contexts; committed to the social projection in the development of teaching, research and extension; and oriented to the training of people with critical thinking, social commitment and a global vision.



Maria Cano University Foundation will be recognized for the training of entrepreneurial and innovative professionals by 2026; the quality of its programs and services; the transfer of knowledge to solve problems and needs of the environment; the participation in knowledge networks and national and international cooperation; and the contribution to the development and transformation of communities and organizations.

Main activities


Teaching, Research and Extension.


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government