EAFIT University has the Mission to contribute to the social, economic, scientific and cultural progress of the country, through the development of undergraduate and postgraduate programs - in an environment of ideological pluralism and academic excellence - for the training of internationally competent people; And with the realization of scientific and applied research processes, in permanent interaction with the business, governmental and academic sectors.
EAFIT University, inspired by the highest spiritual values, respect for the dignity of the human being and conscious of its social responsibility, aspires to be recognized nationally and internationally, for its academic and research achievements and because:
It develops an open and democratic institutional culture and an environment that will promote the integral formation of its students, where it is possible to live the difference and where the cultural manifestations share spaces with the task of learning, where the academic debate prevails, the ideas are contrasted within the Respect for the opinions of others, and stimulates the creativity and productivity of all members of the community.
It promotes the intellectual capacity of its students and teachers in all academic programs, with research as basic support.
It uses advanced technologies and a pedagogical model focused on the student.
It maintains links with other educational institutions, national and international, to continue the improvement of its professors and its programs.
It contributes to the Nation's progress with innovative research programs and the training of internationally competent professionals in their areas of knowledge, respecting the fundamental values of the person, democracy and, in particular, free private initiative.
It has an academic administration, in which all the human talent, and all the resources of the institution are committed in the achievement of its objectives.