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University of Buenos Aires
Universidad de Buenos Aires

Motto Argentina Virtus Robur et Studium
Established 1821
Type Public
Rector Rubén E. Hallú
Faculty 28,490
Students 308.594 (Includes 5,532 High School Students)
Undergraduates 289,526
Postgraduates 13,614
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Campus Urban
Website www.uba.ar

The Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) is the largest university in Argentina, founded on August 12, 1821 in the city of Buenos Aires. It consists of 13 faculties, six hospitals, 10 museums and is linked to three high schools: Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini, and Instituto Libre de Segunda Enseñanza. Image File history File links UBA.jpg Licensing This is a logo of a college, university, or other institution of higher learning, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... The word rector (ruler, from the Latin regere) has a number of different meanings, but all of them indicate someone who is in charge of something. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... The Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires is a public high school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... The Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini (High School of Commerce Carlos Pellegrini, ESCCP) is a public high school in Buenos Aires, and one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America. ... The Instituto Libre de Segunda Enseñanza nowadays. ...

To enter any of the available programmes of study in the university, students who have successfully completed high school must pass a first year common to all faculties. This first year is called "CBC", which stands for "Ciclo Básico Común" (Common Basic Cycle). Only upon completion of this first year may the student enter the chosen faculty; until then, they must attend courses in different buildings, and have up to 3 years to finish the 6 subjects (which vary depending on the programme of study chosen) assigned in two groups of 3. Each subject is of one semester duration (March-July or August-November). If someone passes all 6 subjects in their respective semesters, the CBC will take only one year. Representation of a university class, 1350s. ...

Given its size, the UBA has no central campus. Plans existed for a centralized Ciudad Universitaria ("university city") that was started and currently holds only 2 schools with all other schools dispersed throughout the city. The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campuses) is derived from the (identical) Latin word for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ...

Currently the access to the university is free of charge for everyone, including foreigners.

It is the best ranked Argentine University on international universities rankings, present at number 276 of the Top Universities 2006 [1] and at number 151-202 of the 2007 Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking [2].



The faculties that compose the University are:

Of these, only the last two have their buildings located in Ciudad Universitaria, a campus-like location in Nuñez, in northern Buenos Aires. The others are scattered around the city in buildings of various sizes, some have even more than one building. Projects to move more faculties to Ciudad Universitaria are halted. Psychology (from Greek: ψυχή, psukhÄ“, spirit, soul; and λόγος, logos, knowledge) is both an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. ... Engineering is the applied science of acquiring and applying knowledge to design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ... A Dentist and Dental Assistant perform surgery on a patient. ... For other uses, see Pharmacy (disambiguation). ... Biochemistry is the study of the chemical processes and transformations in living organisms. ... The philosopher Socrates about to take poison hemlock as ordered by the court. ... Old book bindings at the Merton College library. ... Lady Justice or Justitia is a personification of the moral force that underlies the legal system (particularly in Western art). ... Medicine is the science and art of maintaining andor restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of patients. ... The social sciences are a group of academic disciplines that study human aspects of the world. ... Veterinary medicine is the application of medical, diagnostic, and therapeutic principles to companion, domestic, exotic, wildlife, and production animals. ... Agronomy is a branch of agricultural science that deals with the study of crops and the soils in which they grow. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ... The Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences (Spanish Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales (FCEyN)) is a faculty of the University of Buenos Aires, functioning in the pavilions I, II and pabellón de industrias (of industries) at the Ciudad Universitaria. ... Exact science refers to systematized knowledge. ... The term natural science as the way in which different fields of study are defined is determined as much by historical convention as by the present day meaning of the words. ... Section of the dome of Florence Cathedral. ... All Saints Chapel in the Cathedral Basilica of St. ... Urbanism is the study of cities - their economic, political, social and cultural environment, and the imprint of all these forces on the built environment. ... Nuñez train station Nuñez is a barrio or neigbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. ...

Notable alumni

The following former students and professors of the Universidad de Buenos Aires received the Nobel Prize: Julio Cortázar. ... Ernesto Guevara de la Serna (June 14,[1] 1928 – October 9, 1967), commonly known as Che Guevara, El Che or just Che was an Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary, medical doctor , political figure, and leader of Cuban and internationalist guerrillas. ... This article is about communism as a form of society and as a political movement. ... José Luis Murature (27 January 1876 - 1929) was an Argentine lawyer, journalist, professor and foreign minister of Argentina from 1914-1916. ... The Nobel Prizes (Swedish: ) are awarded for Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, and Physiology or Medicine. ...

Engineering School
Engineering School
Faculty of Architecture, Design & Urbanism
Faculty of Architecture, Design & Urbanism

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  • Dr. Antonio Sáenz 13-06-1821 to 25-07-1825.
  • Dr. José Valentín Gómez 10-04-1826 to 23-08-1830.
  • Dr. Santiago Figueredo 23-08-1830 to 22-02-1832.
  • Dr. Paulino Gari 13-12-1832 to 11-1849.
  • Dr. Miguel García 11-1849 to 26-06-1852.
  • Dr. José Barros Pazos 01 -07-1852 to 5-05-1857.
  • Dr. Antonio Cruz Obligado 9-05-1857 to 03-1861.
  • Dr. Juan María Gutiérrez 1-04-1861 to 3-10-1873.
  • Dr. Vicente Fidel López 15-02-1874 to 12-06-1877.
  • Dr. Manuel Quintana 12-06-1877 to 26-01-1881.
Law School
Law School
  • Dr. Eufemio Uballes 1-03-1906 to 1-03-1922.
  • Dr. José Arce 1-03-1922 to 1-03-1926.
  • Dr. Ricardo Rojas 2-03-1926 to 1-03-1930.
  • Dr. Enrique Butty 1-03-1930 to 11-12-1930.
  • Dr. Benito Nazar Anchorena (interventor) 16-12-1930 to 1-06-1931.
  • Dr. Mariano Castex 1-06-1931 to 9-03-1932.
  • Dr. Ángel Gallardo 11-05-1932 to 9-04-1934.
  • Dr. Vicente Gallo 11-05-1934 to 11-05-1941.
  • Dr. Coroliano Alberini 12-05-1941 to 16-10-1941.
  • Dr. Carlos Saavedra Lamas 17-10-1941 to 30-07-1943.
  • Dr. Alfredo Labougle(Vice Rector) 31-07-1942 a 1-11-1943.
  • Dr. Emilio Ravignani (interventor) 2-11-1943 a 4-11-1943.
  • Dr. Tomás Casares (interventor) 4-11-1943 a 9-03-1944.
  • Dr. David Arias (interventor) 10-03-1944 a 18-05-1944.
  • Dr. Carlos Obligado (interventor) 19-05-1944 a 31-08-1944 .
  • Dr. Nicolás Matienzo(gen. secretary at charge) 1-09-1944 a 30-10-1944 .
  • Dr. Carlos Waldorp (interventor) 30-10-1944 a 16-02-1945 .
  • Dr. Antonio Benítez (national comisioneer) 17-02-1945 a 14-03-1945 .
  • Dr. Salvador Oría (vicer Rector) 15-03-1945 a 26-04-1945 .
  • Dr. Horacio Rivarola 27-04-1945 a 2-05-1946
  • Dr. Nicolás Matienzo gen. secretary at charge)2-05-1946 a 2-05-1946
  • Dr. Oscar Ivanissevich (interventor) 4-05-1946 a 5-06-1949.
  • Dr. Fernando Bustos (Vice Rector interventor) 6-08-1946 a 2-09-1946 .
  • Dr. Agustín Nores Martínez (by interventor's delegation) 3-09-1946 a 20-09-1946.
  • Dr. Fernando Bustos (Vice Rector interventor) 21-09-1946 s 24-01-1947 .
  • Eng. Agr. Carlos Emery (Vice Rector interventor)3-02-1947 a 19-08-1947.
  • Arch. Julio Otaola(Vice Rector interventor) 20-08-1947 a 5-06-1949.
  • Arch. Julio Otaola 6-06-1949 a 12-06-1952.
  • Dr. Carlos Bancalari 13-06-1952 a 16-10-1953.
  • Dr. José Fernández Moreno(Vice Rector) 17-10-1953 a 3-11-1953.
  • Dr. Jorge Alberto Taiana 4-11-1953 a 3-06-1955.
  • Dr. Ernesto Crámer 4-06-1955 a 31-07-1955.
  • Dr. Ernesto Cholvis 1-08-1955 a 26-09-1955.
  • Provisory Government Board (FUBA) 27-09-1955 a 30-09-1955.
  • Dr. José Luis Romero 1-10-1955
  • Eng. José Babini 1-01-1956 to 19-02-1956
  • Dr. Alejandro Ceballos 5-05-1956 to 27-12-1957
  • Dr. Risieri Frondizi 27-12-1957 to 28-12-1962
  • Dr. Julio Olivera 28-12-1962 to 18-03-1965
  • Eng. Hilario Fernández Long 26-03-1965 to 29-07-1966
  • Dr. Luis Botet 11-08-1966 to 7-02-1968.
  • Dr. Raúl Devoto 7-02-1968 to 24-07-1969.
  • Dr. Andrés Santas 25-07-1969 to 21-07-1971.
  • Dr. Bernabé Quartino 22-07-1971 to 29-01-1973.
  • Dr. Carlos Alberto Durrieu 29-01-1973 to 30-05-1973
  • Dr. Rodolfo Puiggrós (interventor) 29-05-1973 to 2-10-1973
  • Eng. Enrique Martínez (interventor) 7-09-1973 to 2-10-1973
  • Lic. Ernesto Villanueva 4-10-1973 to 28-03-1974
  • Dr. Vicente Solano Lima 28-03-1974 to 25-07-1974
  • Dr. Raúl Federico Laguzzi 25-07-1974 to 17-09-1974
  • Dr. Alberto Ottalagano (interventor) 17-09-1974 to 26-12-1974
  • Eduardo Mangiante 27-08-1975 to 12-02-1976
  • Dr. José Alocén 12-02-1976 to 24-03-1976
  • Cap. De Navío Edmundo E. Said 29-03-1976 to 6-08-1976
  • Eng. Alberto Costantini 6-08-1976 to 14-09-1976
  • Dr. Sol Rabasa 14-09-1976 to 25-02-1977
  • Dr. Luis Carlos Cabral 25-02-1977 to 31-08-1978
  • Dr. Alberto V. Donnes 31-08-1978 to 23-11-1978
  • Dr. Lucas Lennon 24-11-1978 to 20-11-1981
  • Dr. Alberto V. Donnes 20-11-1981 to 28-12-1981
  • Dr. Alberto Rodríguez Varela 28-12-1981 to 23-12-1982
  • Dr. Carlos Segovia Fernández 27-12-1982 to 23-12-1983.
  • Dr. Francisco Delich 26-12-1983 to 19-03-1985
  • Dr. Oscar Julio Shuberoff 19-03-1985 to 06-05-2002
  • Dr. Guillermo Jaim Etcheverry 07-05-2002 to 07-05-2006
  • Arq.Berardo Dujovne (acting) 08-05-2006 to 15-05-2006
  • Dr. Alfredo Buzzi (acting) 16-05-2006 to 29-05-2006
  • Dr.Alberto Boveris (acting) 29-05-2006 to 31-05-2006
  • Med. Vet.Aníbal Franco (Vice Rector) 31-05-2006 to 12-12-2006
  • Dr. Alfredo Buzzi (acting) 12-12-2006 to 18-12-2006
  • Med. Vet. Rubén Hallú 18-12-2006 to

Antonio Sáenz (6 June 1780–22 July 1825) was an Argentine statesman, educator and cleric. ... Juan María Gutiérrez (May 6, 1809 - February 26, 1878) was an Argentine statesman, jurist, surveyor, historian, critic, and poet. ... Vicente Fidel López. ... Manuel A. Quintana y Sáenz de Gaona (1835 - 1906) was the President of Argentina from 12 October 1904 to 12 March 1906. ... Image File history File linksMetadata UBA-Facultad-Derecho. ... Image File history File linksMetadata UBA-Facultad-Derecho. ... José Arce (1881 - 1968) was an Argentine political and diplomatic figure. ... Vicente Gallo was an Argentine lawyer, academic and politician of the Radical Civic Union. ... Carlos Saavedra Lamas (November 1, 1878 – May 5, 1959) was an Argentinian academic and politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1936. ... Hilario Fernández Long (12 September 1918–23 December 2002) was an Argentine engineer and educator. ... Vicente Solano Lima was a conservative politician, vice-president of Argentina from May 25, 1973 to July 13, 1973. ... Guillermo Jaim Etcheverry (born circa 1940) is an Argentine physician, former head of Universidad de Buenos Aires. ...

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Coordinates: 34°35′59″S, 58°22′23″W Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... This is a list of public and private universities in Argentina, grouped by region and/or province. ... The Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) is the biggest university in Argentina, founded on August 12, 1821 in the city of Buenos Aires. ... The Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC), is the oldest university in Argentina, and the oldest in South America. ... The Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (National University of Cuyo, UNCuyo) it is the largest center of high education in the province of Mendoza, Argentina. ... The University of Patagonia is the principal higher education establishment in Patagonia, southern Argentina. ... National University of La Plata (Spanish:Universidad Nacional de La Plata) is an Argentine state university, and the most important in La Plata, capital of Buenos Aires Province. ... The Universidad Nacional de Rosario (National University of Rosario), or UNR, is a research, educational and public university located in the city of Rosario, SF, Argentina. ... The Universidad Nacional del Sur (National University of the South) is the largest national university in southern Argentina. ... The Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (National University of Tucumán) is an university in the Tucumán Province, in the northwest region of Argentina. ... The Universidad Tecnológica National (National Technological University, UTN) is a national university of Argentina, which specializes in the teaching of engineering sciences. ... Balseiro Institute (Instituto Balseiro) is an academic institution chartered by the National University of Cuyo and the Argentine Nuclear Energy Commission. ... The Universidad del Aconcagua (Aconcagua University, UDA) is a non-profit private university founded in 1965 and it is located in the city of Mendoza, Argentina. ... Entrance to the University of Belgranos main building The Belgrano University (Spanish: Universidad de Belgrano) was created in 1964, and it is located in the city of Buenos Aires, in the Belgrano neighborhood. ... The Universidad del CEMA is a non-profit organization whose beginning dates back to 1978, located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... The Universidad de Flores (Flores University, UFLO) is a private university in Argentina founded in 1995. ... Private university in Morón, Argentina, founded in 1960. ... The Universidad del Norte de Santo Tomás de Aquino (Saint Thomas Aquinas University of the North) is a Catholic university located in San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán province, Argentina. ... The Universidad de San Andrés (Saint Andrews University) is an Argentine university located about 45 mins by car, in the town of Victoria on the shores of the Rio de la Plata, in the suburban area of Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Universidad Torcuato di Tella is a private, non-profit university founded in 1991. ... IAE is the Management and Business School of the Universidad Austral, with 25 years of experience in the education of business executives in South America. ... ITBA building Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) is an Argentine private university located in the city of Buenos Aires. ... Universidad de Mendoza (UM) is an Argentine private university located in the city of Mendoza. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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BU Law students who are fluent in Spanish can study international and comparative law -- and, in particular, the laws of Latin America, one of the fastest growing economic regions of the world -- through BU Law's exchange program at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina's oldest and largest law school.
Argentina's capital city of Buenos Aires (the "Paris of the South") is the country's commercial and cultural center -- and a natural choice as one of the most desirable places to study in all of Latin America.
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