The Universidad de Pamplona is a Colombian public university located in the municipality of Pamplona, Norte de Santander. It was founded in 1960 by the presbyter José Rafael Faría Bermúdez. In 1970 it developed into a public University with State order and in 1971 the Ministry of Education entitled it to bestow professional titles. During the 60’s and 70’s, the University grew in the teacher schooling field, in most of the subjects that should be taught in the educational system: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Social Studies, Pedagogy, Educational Administration, Foreign Languages, Spanish and Literature, and Physical Education. Afterward, in the 90’s the fields of Science and Technology, Microbiology Programs majoring in Food were created along with Food and Electronics Engineering and Environmental Sanitation Technology. Currently is a university accredited at a national and international level