Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Buenos Aires, Argentina
University description (as per official university website)
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella is a nonprofit institution, founded in 1991 with the aim to contribute substantially to academic life and education in Argentina. Today, the University is engaged in basic and applied research in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate arts and sciences.
The University builds on the development of an area of high quality research that contributes to the advancement of knowledge, based on the basic tenets of pluralism, open discussion of ideas and academic quality. This area is a source of contributions to both theory and policy analysis of national and regional public and private strategies.
The quality of the institutions of a country determines its performance highly political, economic and social. The aim of the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella is to train new generations of business leaders, academics, political and social actors are responsible for the future performance of institutions.
The University is convinced that a solid education in the arts and sciences is an essential aspect in the training of its students to become able citizens to star with the ability, ethics and generosity, the future of society.
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella is a nonprofit institution founded in Buenos Aires in 1991 by the Institute and the Foundation Torcuato Di Tella. With a mission to train new generations of business leaders, academics, social and political, has become an area of teaching and basic and applied research, based on the pluralism of ideas, academic excellence and equal opportunities. Currently teaches grade 7 races and 20 graduate programs, forming a vibrant academic community in the service of society through the promotion of human values, intellectual challenge, the international and academic rigor.
The University is organized into eight academic units: School of Architecture and Urban Studies, School of Law, School of Government, Business School, Department of Arts, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Department of Economics, History Department, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
It has a body of teachers of 258 scholars, of which 66 have full-time teaching and research. The training faculty is represented by: 80% Ph.D., 14% and 6% Licensed Masters. Carrying out a program of Visiting Professors from the most prestigious universities in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. Organizes conferences and seminars open and free every week, in setting out the progress in the investigations of each discipline.
Currently, the University issued the following Career Level: Advocacy, Architecture, BA in Political Science, BA in Economics, Bachelor of Business Economics, Bachelor of International Studies, BA in History.
It also offers the following Graduate Programs:
Ph.D. in Economics, Ph.D. in History, Doctorate in Political Science, Master of Educational Administration, Master of Political Science, Master of Criminal Law, Master in Law and Economics, Master in Tax Law, Master in Econometrics, Master in Economics, Master Urban Economics, Master of International Studies, Masters in Finance, MA in History, MA in History and Culture of Architecture and the City, Master of Education Policy, Master of Public Policy, Masters in Journalism and MBA (Master in Management Business)
Through the Financial Assistance Program, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella opens the doors for those middle school students who have a high potential and need financial support to begin or continue their studies. It consists of the grant-in-annual renewal of a loan that requires Honor, as the only guarantee, the honor and the word student.
The Di Tella Library offers students, teachers, researchers and the general public, more than 85,000 books, 6,000 titles in digital format, a unique collection of original editions and important files.
Torcuato Di Tella University devotes special attention to all aspects of professional practice of its undergraduate students and the employability of its graduates, as well as those related to their professional development, the development of its network and its contribution social welfare. The Professional Development Department facilitates the employment of graduate students and Di Tella, managing contacts between them and the companies, institutions and national and international agencies.
Di Tella graduates looking for the prominence of the ditellianos in different areas of society, from creating opportunities for exchange of professional and personal experiences.
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella is a nonprofit institution founded in Buenos Aires in 1991 with the mission to train new generations of scholars, business leaders, social and political. However, the spirit of their tradition dates back to early last century, when you create a more thriving metalworking industries in Latin America, SIAM, founded by the Engineer Torcuato Di Tella. Then, his spirit was strengthened through the experience of the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, established in 1958 and at the forefront in the arts and sciences.
As a result of this process and with the aim of linking research and teaching at senior level, the Foundation created the Instituto Di Tella Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Currently, it forms a vibrant academic community, which encourages further interaction between students and teachers under a persistent "intellectual provocation and maximum search excellence." It is precisely this spirit, inherited from its founders, which is often referred to ditelliana tradition "and that to this day, continues to cultivate.