Latin America is pushing all boundaries to carve its name in the higher education world. Many of its universities have secured laudable places in world rankings and continue to improve themselves on all fronts. Argentina is, particularly, striving to transform its education sector and embark on an ambitious journey to make it among the world’s best. The existing universities which form part of the country’s big plans have embraced the fundamentals of modern-day education and have been attracting a significant influx of international students.
There are 5 universities in the country which have, especially, contributed to the rise of the Argentinian education system. These universities are renowned for their comprehensive coursework, interactive classroom environments, multiple career opportunities, and international exposure. I have listed those 5 in this post. Take a look at what you should expect if you decide to study in any of these universities in the future.
- Universidad de Buenos Aires.
The pride and joy of the Argentinian education system is the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Located in the bustling capital, it is among the largest universities in Latin America so far as enrolment is concerned. The university has found a place among the top 100 in the world and is especially notable for its courses in art, sociology, physiology, and law. Ever since its foundation in the year 1821, the university has gone on to produce an illustrious list of big names which include Nobel laureates and prominent politicians. There is no central campus to this university, and it operates from buildings to be found throughout the capital.
- Universidad Austral.
Universidad Austral was founded in the year 1979 and is a private Catholic institution. Its campuses are located in Rosario in Santa Fe and Pilar in Buenos Aires. Hailed as the best private education institution in the country, it currently offers 15 degree programs all of which falling with 7 faculties. These faculties include that of Biomedical Sciences, Law, Business, Government, and Communications. Those interested in advanced-level research may want to join its institutes such as the Philosophy Institute and Family Sciences Institute.
- Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina Santa María de los Buenos Aires (UCA).
UCA is another private Catholic university whose campuses can be found in major cities of Argentina including Buenos Aires, Rosario, Pergamino, and Santa Fe. Enjoying a high status in the region, the university is known for its excellent placement records. Its organization comprises several faculties including Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Law, and Faculty of Theology. It also operates independent institutes involved in extensive research and includes the Institute of Bioethics and Institute of Spirituality and Pastoral Action. There is also International Relations and Academic Cooperation which is tasked with preparing the university on an international level.
- Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA).
Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires is a premier private university that focuses primarily on the fields of Information Technology, Engineering, and Business. It is most notable for its courses in Engineering as a result of which it is part of the best engineering schools in Latin America. It is continuously involved in internationalizing itself, and one of the ways it does that is by entering into various agreements with universities from all over the world. Its main building is located in one of the modern regions of the country, Puerto Madero. Its alumni include the famous petroleum engineer Miguel Galluccio, and US-based entrepreneur, Juan R. Luciano.
- Universidad de Belgrano.
Among the oldest private educational institutions in the country, Universidad de Belgrano was established in 1964 and has grown into a facility of great academic potential. It presently offers 32 degree programs offered in 10 different schools which include the School of Architecture and Urbanism, School of Language & Foreign Studies, School of Law and Social Sciences, and School of Economic Sciences. In addition to these degree programs, the university conducts 71 international dual degree programs allowing students the opportunity to enhance their learning experiences through a more diverse and international curriculum. The university’s commitment to offering the necessary international exposure to its students is reflected in more than 140 agreements with various universities in the world.
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