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Universities in Buenos Aires

University of Belgrano

Universidad de Belgrano
Universidad de Belgrano

The University of Belgrano (UB) is a private institution that was founded in 1964. The UB's goals are to provide high-quality education, to promote research in all disciplines, and to foster the social and cultural development of the community. After more than thirty years of continuous growth, the University of Belgrano now has thirteen schools devoted to both undergraduate and graduate education in several fields. More than 14,000 students are enrolled in 33 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate programs. The University offers month, summer, semester and year language programs for international studies.

The University itself is situated in a lovely urban area surrounded by parks and residential neighborhoods. Nearby is the commercial center of Belgrano, a suburb in northeast Buenos Aires, only a quick subway or bus-ride away from downtown Buenos Aires.


University of el Salvador

The University of el Salvador in downtown Buenos Aires.
The University of el Salvador in downtown Buenos Aires.

The University of el Salvador (USAL) is a private university founded in 1955 and was one of the first private universities in Argentina to be sanctioned by national law as an institute of superior private education in Argentina in 1956. With more than one hundred agreements with foreign institutions, it is also a pioneer in international cooperation and student exchanges in Argentina, and welcomes approximately 500 international exchange students each year.

Located within a 10-block radius in buildings throughout downtown Buenos Aires, the USAL has 23,000 students distributed among 74 undergraduate and postgraduate programs and 200 degrees, all of which have been submitted to evaluation and accreditation review through the national agency, CONEAU (National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation, Argentina), under the jurisdiction of the Argentine Ministry of Education. Among the most prestigious and largest programs are Medicine, Social Sciences, Modern Languages, Tourism and International Trade.

University of Buenos Aires

The University of Buenos Aires (UBA) is a national institution that was founded in 1821 and is one of the oldest and largest public institutions in Argentina. It also is one of Latin America's finest institutions of higher learning that consists of thirteen departments, six hospitals and ten museums. It is characterized by its academic excellence and has the honor to have taught three scientific Nobel prize winners.

The School of Agriculture is a largely autonomous unit within the UBA and has been in existence for over a century. The FAUBA (Facultad de Agronomía de la Universidad de Buenos Aires) strives to combine its academic experience with technology and research, bridging the gap between land, business and science. The campus of the FAUBA is located in the Agronomía neighborhood of Buenos Aires.

All classes are held at the University of Buenos Aires. Agriculture and environmental science courses are taught by host university faculty from the FAUBA while Spanish Language courses are taught by faculty from the Centro Universitario de Idiomas.

Our programs at the University of Buenos Aires

Custom Programs in Buenos Aires

Academics vary by program and may be comprised of one or more of the following:
  • A U.S. university-taught course
  • Guest lectures by local experts
  • Visits to local companies or organizations
  • Enrolling in a course at the host university in Buenos Aires
  • Service-learning and/or internships

Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE)

The Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) is a private university founded in 1957. Its student body is approximately 22,000, and it boasts an alumni network of over 23,000. The UADE is located in the heart of Buenos Aires. Its urban campus consists of 4 buildings with 127 classrooms, as well as computer labs, engineering labs, television and radio studios, libraries, a student residence, and sports facilities.