National Focal Point:

Mr Néstor Pan
President
Email: npan@coneau.gov.ar

National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation of Argentina. CONEAU


Definition of "Recognized Higher Education Institution"

in Argentina: Spanish | English | Portuguese

    1. Higher education institutions recognized by competent authorities

  • Directory of recognized university institutions in Argentina:
    This Directory is managed by the University Policies Secretariat
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    • 2. Higher education programmes recognized by competent authorities

  • Directory of Argentinean recognized university programmes:
    Programs listed are those officially recognized by the Ministry of Education through the National Department of University Management, as well as those programs already having their accreditation granted by the National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation.
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    • 3. Information for students planning to study in the country

  • How can I get more information about Argentinean universities?
    Information on Argentinean university institutions, programmes and admission requirements.

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  • Do I need to pass a language test to qualify for admission in an Argentine university?
  • Information on Argentinean university institutions, programmes and admission requirements.

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    4. Information on the higher education system

  • Educational System Description
    Information about the educational system.  
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  • University Education
    Information about the university system.  
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  • University Competent Bodies
    The coordinating and consulting university bodies are:

    The National Interuniversity Council
    The Private University President Council
    The Regional Councils for Higher Education Planning

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  • Ministries/departments responsible for education
    Ministry of Education units of interest for foreign students. Other Ministry units of interest. National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation.  
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    5. Information on foreign credential assessment and recognition

  • Procedures
    Foreign students living in Argentina.  Non-resident foreign students. Visa and study validation. Secondary school Study Validation.  Professional practice in Argentina.   
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  • Orientaton units
    There are units specialized in foreign students’ orientation, in particular, in aspects related to recognition of foreign studies.   
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  • Information about foreign studies recognition – Competent bodies 
    National Department of University Management – University Policies Secretariat – ME. Department of National Validation of Degree and Diploma Certificates.   
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      6. Information on financial assistance opportunities

  • Information for international students planning to study in Argentina:

    There are units specialized in foreign students’orientation about financial assistance.

  • International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Education.
  • National Program of International Scholarships (PNBU).
  • National Liaison Unit for University International Cooperation (ENCIU).
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      7. Cross-border higher education

  • Description
    The Argentine university system has foreign and international campus branches and virtual and distance education offerings.   
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  • Specialized units and issues

    Higher education internationalization and international cooperation - SPU
    National Department of International Cooperation – ME
    National Department of University Management - SPU
    Promoting Argentine Universities National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation .
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    • 8. National information centre

  • Specialized units

    The Coordination of Research and Statistical Information Unit (CIIE)
    The University Information System Unit (SIU).   

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      9. Other information sources

  • Specialized units
  • List of organizations in the field of university education in Argentina.
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      10. Definitions of key terms

  • Definitions
  • Guide to terminology usage in the field of credentials recognition and mobility in Argentina.
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