Universidad de San Andrés Buenos Aires
higher education institution in Argentina.
Universidad de San Andrés Buenos Aires - Description
Universidad de San Andrés Founded in 1989 by the Scottish Community in Argentina and inspired by the pedagogical system of the liberal arts colleges, the Universidad de San Andrés is a privately-owned, not for profit institution with a complete academic offering in the fields of social sciences, economics and the humanities. Its mission is to build an academic community of professors, students and alumni motivated by the search for truth and contributing to progress in Argentina and to the well-being of its citizens. San Andrés is a research based institution founded on the principal that education and the creation of knowledge go hand in hand. Most faculty are full time and have received their doctorates in prestigious institutions across the globe. Faculty research is published both at home and abroad in prominent academic journals and by well know publishers. Academic departments regularly organize international conferences, seminars and lecture series. The campus, located in a beautiful residential area just outside the city of Buenos Aires, includes state of the art academic buildings, a fully equipped library (http://biblioteca.udesa.edu.ar), 31 classrooms with integrated multimedia, a central lawn, residence hall with 55 beds, cafeteria, and sports fields. San Andrés also has a downtown academic...