University description (as per official university website)
With the name of Instituto Cervantes, the private educational institution began its work in 1950 in the city of Rio Cuarto (Cordoba). Later its founder, Mr. Francisco Humberto Vitale, started similar establishments in San Juan (1958), Mendoza (1962) and Córdoba (1964). The latter, which since 1984 is called INSTITUTION CERVANTES, is dedicated this summary.
In 1972, Argentina is the Society of Private Teaching Institutes (SAIP) whose main purpose (Art. 40 of the Statutes) is the editing and printing of teaching materials and educational activities in general.
In 1981 SAIPE SA acquired the physical assets and took charge of the educational activity of Cordoba CERVANTES INSTITUTION.
On January 1, 1999, SAIPE SA transferred its educational services, qualifications, tuition fees and most of their furniture and technology equipment to the university foundation CERVANTES (FUNICA), nonprofit entity created on 08/27/1996 and registered with the Superintendency of Corporations Law by resolution 296/A/96.
In early 1950, the founder of the Instituto Cervantes was introduced in an activity which gradually came to occupy an important place in the educational work of much of our country.
Excluding establishments here in Rio Cuarto, San Juan and Mendoza, all of which recorded the passage of many thousands of students in their classrooms, in the city of Córdoba, since its opening in 1964, Cervantes Institute has enrolled more than 80,000 students the sum of their different educational levels.
The steady growth of Cervantes Institute is a product of the confidence that many young people will always dispensed by its steadfast dedication to provide useful knowledge for an efficient technical and professional performance. Also, "go hand in hand with the times" has always been a priority for sustaining the institution and cause its continued leadership.
It is known that over the years have changed the needs of the labor market and society in general, also a result of these changes was changing technology and methods of implementation, which should add the progress of methodology educational and instructional methods and procedures. None of this has gone unnoticed or at Cervantes Institute, students are prepared to meet the demands of work, while they are positioned to continue studies at universities in the country or abroad. This demands a continuous selection and updating of the faculty, the periodic renewal of plans and programs of study and the continued upgrading of facilities and technological equipment ready to serve students and teachers.
Reliability and responsibility
The student focus
Being a research center that favors higher level at all times the potential development of the student, while maintaining an active and ongoing relationship with universities, companies and other organizations to strengthen the provision of educational services and enhance the prestige and image an institution with more than 50 years dedicated to education.