The Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT) is an institution that provides the essential public service of higher education through teaching and study and in particular the creation, development, transmission and criticism of science, technology and culture. Preparation for the exercise of professional activities that require the application of scientific knowledge and methods and for artistic creation. The dissemination, appreciation and transfer of knowledge at the service of culture, quality of life, and economic development. The dissemination of knowledge and culture through university extension and lifelong training.
The Technical University of Cartagena is a technological university made up of six engineering schools and a business science faculty, with a total of 6,500 students.