Austral University (Argentina)

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Universidad Austral
Motto Studiorum australis universitas
Established 1992
Type Private university, Catholic
Location Buenos Aires, Rosario, and Pilar, Argentina.

Austral University (in Spanish, Universidad Austral) is a private university in Argentina, based in Buenos Aires and with seats in Pilar (Buenos Aires Province) and Rosario (Santa Fe). [1] Since 2011, the university has begun a consolidation process where the Pilar Campus has become the primary seat. This project seeks to create and foster the local community by adding value to the city of Pilar and offering a unique learning environment for its students. Some postgraduate courses will still be offered in downtown Buenos Aires at the CAI.

Academic Offer[edit]

Austral University offers 15 full-time degrees through the following academic schools:

  • School of Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Business Studies
  • School of Communications
  • Law School
  • School of Engineering

Other advanced studies are offered through the Philosophy Institute, School of Education and Family Sciences Institute. Austral University's academic offer is topped by the IAE Business School, ranked 4th in the QS World University Rankings (see below).


According to the QS World University Rankings, Austral University is one of the top 10 universities in Latin America. As of 2011,[2] its business college ranks fourth.[3]


  1. ^ Universidad Austral, Institutional website.
  2. ^ QS World University Rankings Latin America's universities ranking,
  3. ^ QS World University Rankings, Latin America's business programs ranking.