Universidad de Buenos Aires
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University of Buenos Aires.
First degree/qualification: Licenciado (4-6 years); Professional Title (2-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Overall grade point average of 6.00/10.00.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4-6 year Licenciado; 5-6 year Professional Title.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English.
Description: Instituted in 1821, Argentina's largest university; considered to be a prestigious institution. The secondary school certificate (bachillerato — 12-13 years of education) and an entrance examination are the usual requirements for admission.
4 is minimum passing grade; grades reported several times a year.
Language of instruction: Spanish.
Magister: Awarded after five year first degree; by coursework and thesis.
Doctorado/Doctorate: Two years minimum after appropriate first degree; usually by research and thesis.
Last updated: Jul 10, 2008