Oscar Gabriel Garcia
Universidad de Buenos AiresThe University of Buenos Aires is the largest Institution of Higher Education in Argentina with around 325.000 students. It is divided into 13 academic units which offer 116 Undergraduate courses and 343 Post-graduate courses.
UBA has 18 research centers and it co-directs another 22 Research Insitutes with the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET).
With its highly qualified human resources and its outstanding academic reputation, UBA engages in establishing and strenghthening bonds with foreign Institutions all around the world with the aim of enabling the interchange of students, researchers and faculty and of carrying out joint actions
Universidad de Buenos Aires communityThe City of Buenos Aires is the capital of the Argentine Republic and is located in the southern hemisphere, latitude 34º 36? and longitude 58º 26?. The city extends on a plain and has 202 square kilometers (78.3 sq miles). Approximately 3 million people live in this city. Including the metropolitan area, the total population of Buenos Aires is above ten millions, making it one of the 10 most populated urban centers in the world.
The Río de la Plata and the Riachuelo are the natural borders of the city on the east and south, respectively. The rest of the metropolitan perimeter is surrounded by the General Paz Avenue from north to west. This avenue provides a fast connection between the city and the Greater Buenos Aires, a densely populated area with important business and industrial activity