Universidad de Caldas has established the following agreements for the Ph.D in Design and Creation:
- Ph.D. in Art from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba in Argentina
- Ph.D. in Arts. Universidad de La Plata, Argentina.
- Ph.D. in Design. Universidad Elisava. Universidad Pompeu Fabra
- Ph.D. in Multimedia Engineering Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain.
- Ph.D in Research in Design, Universidad de Barcelona
- PhD in Sustainability, Technology and Humanism. UNESCO Chair in Sustainability.
- Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña.
- Ph.D. in Information Sciences. Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
- UNED. Universidad nacional de Educación a Distancia. Madrid
- Orchestra of Chaos. SONOSCOP, Art Sound Archives.
- ESDI. MECAD Center for Art and Design. Universitat Ramon Llull
- UNESCO Knowledge Portal, DigiArts
- Università degli Studi Roma Tre
- School of Arts at Universidad de Chile.
- School of Architecture, design and urbanism at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Visual Design Program
The Design Department has as subject to study the articulation and implementation of formal and functional variables of objects, spaces and messages in media, contexts and specific supports. It considers the discipline as a projective and systematic activity which foresees and verifies the interaction of individuals with the product of design.
Visual Design is the professional study of:
-Still image
-Motion image
-Environmental image
-Digital image

Master in Design & Interactive Creation
The subject to study of the MS. Program is the advanced qualification of the professionals on the fields of Art and Design, tending to deal with elements that make part of digital creation through methodologies and tools of projective creation through interactive media.