University description (as per official university website)
The University of Belgrano was created by Dr. Avelino Porto on September 11, 1964 in accordance with the law N º 14,557, passed in 1958, which regulated the operation of private universities in Argentina.
That law provided:
That private universities were established as nonprofit entities, and
Before reaching the final authorization to operate, it took a full course of study for the race course in establishing a quality addition to satisfactory academic accreditation.
Currently, private universities are governed by Law 24,521, issued on July 20, 1995, which maintains the above obligations and also expressly states:
Academic and institutional autonomy.
Instances of self-evaluation and external evaluation, the latter to be held by the National Assessment and Accreditation (CONEAU) or by private agencies for evaluation and accreditation recognized by the Ministry of Culture and Education.
Its first home was in Sucre and Cramer, in what then was known as the "People of Belgrano." Started its activities with 90 students, 28 teachers and one employee.
The consultations conducted by the Ministry of Culture and Education at the National Academies of the respective disciplines taught at the university and the leading experts in each of them determined that on January 26, 1970 the President of the Nation grant to University of Belgrano final authorization to operate.
Its original structure was organized into four faculties: Law and Social Sciences, Humanities, Economics and Architecture.
Currently, the University of Belgrano with the Faculties of Architecture and Urban Planning, Law and Social Sciences, Economics, Humanities, Engineering, Information Technology, Agricultural Sciences, Languages and Foreign Studies, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences and Studies Distance, and four graduate academic units: School of Graduate Studies, Graduate School of Business, Graduate School of Law and Department of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education.
Five principles govern the college life of the institution since its inception:
1. Autonomy: complete independence from political groups, business, religious or cultural. Curricula, but are subject to approval by the Ministry of Culture and Education, are the fruit of reflection, of national and international experience and interaction in society;
2. Pluralism: academic, political and religious. The University only requires consideration for academic standards of living, respect for its principles and intellectual rigor in the treatment of all subjects;
3. Ecumenism: the university community is home to all religious beliefs and rejects any discrimination in this regard;
4. Republicanism: The University supports the system of life that is based purely on the Constitution and the ideas behind it;
5. Social Interdependence: aims to create links that integrate the institution with the productive sector in particular and society in general.