University description (as per official university website)
Philosophy and Mission
The UES 21 is a nonprofit institution founded in 1995 by the Fundación Universidad Empresarial Siglo 21 and authorized to operate by Presidential Decree of that year.
In planning and then implementation, the ESU 21 was defined as an educational institution of excellence dedicated to develop, transmit and use knowledge. Its aim is to provide quality higher education, while developing leaders for their professional entrepreneurs in Cordoba and the country.
Despite its relative youth as an institution has also developed a remarkable research activity is reflected in its projects and publications.
Their curricula were also approved in 1995 by the Ministry of Education of Argentina and in 2004 received the Presidential Decree Final Authorization opinion, granting full autonomy CONEAU and certifies to comply fully with all requirements organization and quality required by Law 24,521.
The UES 21 is much more than a physical space to house people temporarily admitted, studying and then get away. It is a community that is, trains and develops citizens committed to their university and society in Argentina.
The UES 21 is a university:
Join entrepreneurial leaders to help increase efficiency and competitiveness of public and private organizations where they work.
Leaders capable of assuming positions of responsibility in the creation and distribution of wealth, with the ultimate aim of making the region increasingly developed, ethics, solidarity and equity.
Develop alternatives to achieve mass access to higher education while maintaining high levels of excellence.
Resolved through institutes, programs and research projects that the region's problems will sue the university.
In the UES 21, university life beyond the classroom ... Since its inception, this institution is characterized by a variety of events and activities related to culture, politics and sport.
These activities complement the academic training of students, besides allowing to approach the central region of Argentina personalities of great prestige, nationally and internationally.
Events and activities carried out by the UES 21
Concerts and music festivals (like the "Campus Rock")
Presentations by renowned artists linked to the dance, theater, music, literature, etc.).
Among the personalities and events that have occurred in the UES 21 can include:
I Musici, Marcel Marceau, Chavela Vargas, Deepak Chopra, Mario Vargas Llosa, Antonio Gala, Los Angeles Mastreta, Muhammad Yunus, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Julio Maria Sanguinetti, Joan Costa, Julio Bocca, architect Cesar Pelli, Francis Galgano, Tomas Eloy Martinez Ricardo Alonso García, Mercedes Sosa, Ronald Shakespear, Dr. Helmut Kury, Antonio Gala, Jaime Barylko, José Ignacio García Hamilton, Fernando Savater, Eduardo Galeano, Rosa Montero, Jesus Quintero, Ruth Richardson, Vivian Forester, Armand Mattelard, Juan José Saer, Alvin Toffler, Tom Ries, Emir Kusturica, Plum, Homage to Bach, Homage to Roberto Arlt, among others.
View Calendar of Events 2010
Student Integration Activities
The UES 21 offers all the student community of camaraderie two holidays a year. The Green Party earlier this year, designed to celebrate the start of school year and to welcome the newcomers. In addition, at year end is carried out Gala, which involved both students and graduates.
Sports on the UES 21
Aiming at improving the quality of life and rescuing the positive values of sport, as the productive use of leisure time and physical and emotional well-being of the practitioner, the UES 21 encourages its students to participate in various sporting activities, both leisure facilities and competition:
The UES 21 teams train regularly to participate in both domestic championships, which are organized in line with the academic calendar for students, as external and internal championships university.
The sports teams Volleyball, Hockey and Football are noted for having won major awards at the championships in which they participate through their federated teams.
The UES 21 also organizes periodically domestic championships and the Tennis and Ping Pong.
Moreover, the UES 21 offers significant benefits in various gyms and recreation centers for those who prefer Córdoba activities like: Swimming, Fitness, aerobics, Spinning, Pilates, among others.
Importantly, major sports personalities have passed through the halls of the UES 21. Among them may be mentioned eg E: Fabricio Oberto (Basketball), Georgina Bardach (Swimming), Anahi Sosa (Gymnastics), Nestor "Bebu" Girolami (TC 2000).
The UES 21 offers economic benefits and prepare young athletes to receive high-level professionals who want to study in their classrooms, as it believes that sport is about values.