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University of Palermo (Buenos Aires)

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Type  Private
Campus  Urban
Phone  +54 11 4964-4600
Rector  Ricardo H. Popovsky
Established  1986
Founded  1986
University of Palermo (Buenos Aires)
Location  Buenos Aires, Argentina
Address  Mario Bravo 1050, C1175ABT CABA, Argentina
Notable alumni  Radamel Falcao, Diego Bucchieri, Patricia Bullrich, Helmut Schaus
Similar  University of Buenos Aires, University of Belgrano, Universidad Argentina de la Em, Universidad del Salvador, Pontifical Catholic University

The University of Palermo (Spanish: Universidad de Palermo) is a leading private university located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It has several buildings located in different parts of the city. The university offers several educational programs. It has ties with the universities of Yale, Harvard and NYU among others.



In 1986 a group of academics and intellectuals established the FundaciĆ³n Universidad de Palermo (University of Palermo Foundation), with the idea of creating a university with the same name.

It's Engineering Research and Development department works with Renewable Energy sources, ranging from wind energy to harvesting from piezoelectric materials. Each year, the department holds a "Feria de ciencias" (Science Fair) which goal is to potentiate the projects of high school students.

International Ties

The University of Palermo maintains ties with renowned international universities. Among the institutions that hold agreements with the university are: Yale, Harvard, NYU, University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle and the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education). Besides, the University of Palermo is host to one of the UNESCO chairs, is a member of the ISEP, and a member of AACSB, and its Architecture career has been accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Academic agreements range from the exchange or visit by professors and alumni to joint research projects.


As a leading university, the Universidad de Palermo has been recognized by the following rankings:

  • Top 400 worldwide - Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2015/2016
  • Top 500 worldwide - QS World University Ranking 2015/2016
  • #71-80 worldwide (#3 in Latin America) among less than 50 years old universities - Ranking QS Top 50 Under 50 2015
  • Best for Design in Argentina, among top 10 in South America and among the top 100 worldwide - QS World University Ranking by Subject 2015, Arts and Design
  • University with the most international students in South America - QS World University Ranking 2015/2016
  • Top 20 South America (Top 10 among privates) - QS World University Ranking 2015/2016
  • Schools and programs

    The university of palermo offers doctoral, masters and undergraduate degrees. Programs are held within it six schools.


    The University of Palermo's library has with more than 45,000 volumes including audio-visual and printed material. The collection can be searched through the Internet. Its director is Roberto Cagnolli

    Famous Alumni

  • Patricia Bullrich - Minister of Security of Argentina
  • Carla Rebecchi - Hockey Player
  • Diego Bucchieri - Skateboarder
  • References

    University of Palermo (Buenos Aires) Wikipedia

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