National University of Rosario

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National University of Rosario
Universidad Nacional de Rosario
Motto Confingere hominem cogitantem (Latin)
Motto in English
Educating thoughtful men
Established 1968; 47 years ago (1968)
Type Public
Rector Prof. Dario Maiorana
Academic staff
Students 76,006
Location Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Campus Urban
Law School(UNR)
School of Engineering (UNR)
School of Medicine (UNR)
School of Humanities and Art (UNR)

The National University of Rosario (Spanish: Universidad Nacional de Rosario, UNR) is a research public university located in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina.


Rosario National University (UNR) was created in 1968 by Law 17.987. Its foundational structure consisted of numerous academic and administrative entities belonging to the Rosario campus of the National University of the Littoral, established in 1918. The schools incorporated in the original university at the time included: the Colleges of Medicine, Biochemistry Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Economic Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Law, Psychology, Political Sciences, Odontology, Agricultural Sciences, Veterinarian Sciences. Other institutions under the original university's aegis included hospitals and secondary schools, the Rosario Music Institute, the Fine Arts Institute, and the Center of Foreign and Modern Languages.

From its beginnings Rosario National University promoted an active relationship with Rosario society. This relationship allowed it to completed every initiated project and sustain growth in accordance to regional demands. Its present structure consists of 12 colleges, 3 high schools and one interdisciplinary academy. It has a building surface of 68,000 square meters (730,000 ft²), where the following academic courses are provided: 124 postgraduate courses, 63 college degrees, 15 technical degrees, 53 intermediate level college degrees, 16 degrees for articulation with the non-university higher education system, and 32 professional degrees (non university post-secondary degrees). An on-line campus was later incorporated, providing distance learning courses by using Web support as a teaching tool.

Rosario National University is committed to: "providing higher education with scientific characteristics towards the formation of researchers, professionals and technicians with broad cultural integration, capable and conscious of their social responsibility, and with the duty of fostering interrelationships among faculty, graduates and students through national and international scientific and cultural centers."

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SECRETARY OFFICE: Córdoba 1814 – 2nd Floor – Office 121 2000 - Rosario - Argentina Phone/Fax number: + 54 (0) 341 4472173

FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURSES FOR THE COMMUNITY School of Languages - College of Humanities and Arts

Specially designed training to allow students get a real command of both oral and written Spanish language is offered.

DESCRIPTION Modular programs adapted to each level (elementary, intermediate, advanced) Technical means to help students - understand and use the Spanish language - recognize and reproduce different types of speeches, from everyday speech to university speech - to know, understand and “live” the Spanish American culture

EVALUATION AND CERTIFICATION - Constant control (regular assistance required) DUCLE exam (Spanish Language Competence University Diploma issued by the College of Humanities and Arts and Rosario National University)

Further information: CLEC - FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURSES FOR THE COMMUNITY San Juan 1531 Tel: +54 0341 448 8383 De 8 a 20 h.

RECTORADO S2000AXD - Rosario (Santa Fe) Conmutador: (0341) 4802620/22/25/28/29

SEDE DE GOBIERNO S2000CKG - Rosario (Santa Fe) Conmutador: (0341) 4201200 - 4802678 to 84 - 4802691 al 98

Academic units[edit]

  • Facultad de Humanidades y Artes [12]
    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Fine Arts
    • Letters
    • Portuguese
    • Sciences of the Education
    • Musical Education
    • Instrumentation
    • Song
    • Composition
    • Teacher of Philosophy
    • Teacher of History
    • Teacher of Letters
    • Teacher of Sciences of the Education
    • Teacher of Instrumentation
    • Teacher of Song
    • Teacher of Composition
    • Teacher of Music in Basic General Education
    • Teacher of Musical Education

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Coordinates: 32°56′34″S 60°39′00″W / 32.94278°S 60.65000°W / -32.94278; -60.65000