Universidad Nacional de Tucuman

Universidad Nacional de Tucuman

National University of Tucumán
Universidad Nacional de Tucumán
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Motto Pedes in terra ad sidera visus
Established May 25, 1914
Type Public
Rector Juan Alberto Cerisola
Vice-rector María Luisa Rossi De Hernández
Academic staff 5,868
Students 62,872
Location San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Website www.unt.edu.ar


The National University of Tucumán (Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, UNT) is a national university in the Tucumán Province, in the northwest region of Argentina.

General information

The National University of Tucuman (Spanish: Universidad Nacional de Tucuman) is the largest university from Argentina's North and Northwest. It was founded on 25 May 1914 in San Miguel de Tucuman city. It has 13 faculties, 3 museums and the high schools: Gymnasium, Instituto Técnico (Technical Institute), Escuela de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts School), Escuela de Agricultura (School of Agriculture), Escuela y Liceo Vocacional Sarmiento (School and Vocational Liseum Sarmiento), Instituto Superior de Música (Music Superior Institute) and Instituto Técnico de Aguilares.

The admission in its classrooms is not restricted and its education is free.

Academic units

The National University of Tucumán is organized into the following schools and colleges:

  • School of Agronomy and Animal Studies
  • School of Applied Sciences and Technology
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Arts
  • School of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacy
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Economic Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Natural Sciences and Fundación-Instituto Miguel Lillo
  • School of Law
  • School of Philosophy and Letters
  • School of Physical Education
  • School of Psychology

High schools

  • School and Vocational Liseum Sarmiento
  • Technical Institute
  • Gymnasium
  • School of Agriculture
  • Fine Arts School
  • Music Superior Institute
  • Aguilares' Technic Institute

See also

External links

  • (Spanish) Official website
  • Science and Education in Argentina
  • Argentine Higher Education Official Site