International Chair

Chair certified by Universidad Nacional de Colombia

The International Chair, will be held online, is an initiative of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and the Engineering Faculty, with the main objective of getting a deep dive into the technological and scientific advancements related to lighting and illumination.

The participants will undertake a thematic approach into specific studies of the effects of lighting in health and human behavior. Also, lighting projects are revised in diverse applications such as educational facilities, hospitals, roadway, horticultural, office and public spaces. On the other hand, the Congress will be an excellent opportunity to get updated on the state-of-the-art of the technology and new developments for the controls and energy efficiency of lighting systems, and the optical materials for technological applications. In a nutshell, lighting is a pre-requisite to improve the quality of life of the population in all social and geographical contexts.


Basic content

  1. Physical and Chemical Light phenomena.
  2. Lighting, medicine and health
  3. Lighting in the Arts and Architecture.
  4. Technology for the design, energy efficiency and lighting management.


Specialized webinar

Ten (10) with national and international experts in lighting , Wednesdays 6:00pm to 8:00pm (COL).
• August 12, 19 and 26,
• September 2,9, 16 and 23,
• October 28
• November 4, 14 and 18


Items to evaluate

  1. Assistance to Luxamérica
  2. Webinar 
  3. Monitoring of assigned Readings and Academic material.
  4. Writing of two Essays.
  5. Lighting experiments workshop
  6. Final test.

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To access the International Chair, you must enroll through the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. The Enrollments platform only admits payments in Pesos Colombianos (COP). If you are joining from abroad, your bank will convert it for you to your local currency.

Go to U. NACIONAL DE COLOMBIA Contact Luxamérica 2020

Register at: Sistema de Información Académica HERMES de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia. >> Todos los cursos >> Cátedra Internacional


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  • Online Bank transfer.
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  1. Proof of ID (national ID or Passport)
  2. Proof of payment (according to the payment method).
  3. Discount code (if applicable).