School of Architecture and Civil Engineering

About the Director

Urbano Caicedo

  • Urbano Caicedo
  • 2835630 ext. 148



Civil Engineering

RPC-SO-27-No.526-2017 del 2 de agosto de 2017 - Face-to-face modality

Ingeniería Civil

Description of the Career

The career of Civil Engineering studies the processes of the design and construction of the infrastructure and buildings that society requires for its development, understood as the same ones that adjust to the use of technology in the analysis and design and use of innovative materials, limited by the cost - benefit ratio and a careful intervention in the environment.

These technological tools will allow to formulate the mathematical models that represent the problems posed to civil engineering, within the field of geotechnics, structures, roads, environmental sanitation, coastal works, construction, materials and works management.

Differentiating value

The career of Civil Engineering in the UEES has a curricular mesh and contents of updated and pertinent subjects, with the new available technologies and the requirements of the labor market. It also has laboratories of floors and materials of the latest technology, intended for academia, research and external services.

Competences to be Obtained

  • Identify fundamental concepts of basic sciences and their applications, such as: Mathematics, physics, chemistry, mechanics and properties of materials. Identify types of soils, design of foundations and structures, basic services facilities, pavement design.
  • Manages risks and uncertainties, identifies threats, vulnerabilities, and the likelihood of natural phenomena, based on historical data, environmental research and statistics of them.
  • Evaluate and master new technologies in order to improve the effectiveness and organization of construction processes.

Egress Profile

The civil engineer of the UEES has the knowledge to model, analyze, design, manage and formulate civil engineering projects, using theoretical and practical concepts, under an ethical, honest and responsible behavior. It also has the tools to develop professional ventures, leading multidisciplinary teams of the profession.

Fields of Action

The future professionals of the Civil Engineering degree will be able to practice in public institutions in charge of the planning, execution and control of the infrastructure and buildings that are executed in the country, as well as in private companies of consultancy and construction of civil works.


Admissions 2019