The Pontificia Universidad Javeriana is a private higher education institution founded in 1623. It is one of the oldest and most traditional Colombian universities, directed by the Society of Jesus, with its main facilities in Bogotá and a sectional division in Cali. It is one of the 31 universities entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America, and one of the 114 worldwide.
The Javeriana University in Bogotá has 18 Schools comprising 62 departments and 193 academic programs catering to different areas of knowledge, giving the university its multidisciplinary nature. It has 46 buildings in 44,5 acres , and is located in a strategic easily accessible part of the city.