National University of General Sarmiento

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National University of General Sarmiento
Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento
Logo UNGS-recorte.jpg
Motto Una universidad innovadora
Type Public
Established 1993
Rector Lic. Gabriela Diker
Academic staff
Students 8,399 (2007) [1]
Undergraduates 7,879
Postgraduates 520
Location Malvinas Argentinas, Buenos Aires,  Argentina
34°31′20″S 58°42′00″W / 34.52222°S 58.70000°W / -34.52222; -58.70000Coordinates: 34°31′20″S 58°42′00″W / 34.52222°S 58.70000°W / -34.52222; -58.70000
Campus Urban
Colors White and Turquoise          
Athletics 4 varsity teams
Affiliations RUNCob

The National University of General Sarmiento (UNGS) (Castilian: Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento) is a national university in Argentina, founded in 1993. It is located in the localidad of Los Polvorines, of Malvinas Argentinas Partido, in the Greater Buenos Aires urban area.


UNGS is composed of four colleges (called institutos), offering seventeen courses.

The four colleges of UNGS are:

  • Instituto de Ciencias (ICI)
  • Instituto del Conurbano (ICO)
  • Instituto del Desarrollo Humano (IDH)
  • Instituto de Industria (IDEI)

Undergraduate programs[edit]

The university offers several undergraduate programs[2] including History, Geography, Education, Philosophy, Communication, Political Sciences, Public Policy, Urbanism, Economics, Mathematics, Physics and Engineering.

Graduate programs[edit]

The graduate program[3] such as Specializations, Master and PhD Programs.

Student life[edit]

Most students are from Buenos Aires, though there are also international students from other Latin American countries. Noted faculty include José Luis Coraggio, a published economist.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Informe Anual 2007 - UNGS
  2. ^ "Consulta de Carreras de Grado". UNGS. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  3. ^ include "Posgrado". UNGS. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 

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