Cordoba - Argentina


Argentina is the second largest national state in South America and the eighth largest on Earth. 

Over the past 10 years, Argentina has become a country of reference regarding international mobility. In that respect, a large number of students from all over the world choose to profit from the broad academic offer of the second university in Latin America (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, 1613).

The Argentine landscapes are well-known all over the world, and include colourful deserts, fruitful pampas, broad, peaceful beaches, snowy peaks and glaciers and massive waterfalls. Its cities, some dating from colonial times, offer a combination of tradition and a cosmopolitan vision of the world, qualities that make up the Argentine idiosyncrasy.

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Established in 1573, the city of Córdoba is the capital of the province by the same name. It is the second most-populated city in the country after Buenos Aires, which makes it a cultural, economic, educational, financial and entertainment hub strategically located in the center of the country

Student life. Cordoba is a renowned cultural centre in the region, welcoming students from all over the country and the world. This lively city concentrates a large student population, especially in the quarter of Nueva Córdoba (by UNC campus). Its university cultural life offers shows, art exhibits, concerts, film projections and plays every day and practically at all times, making its thriving student life unique in the country.

A historical city. The city of Córdoba has been the site of historical events of national, regional and world relevance. It was the home of the University Reform of 1918, a major industrial hub since the 1930s and the Cordobazo liberationist revolt in 1969. These iconic moments are evidence of the character and national weight which make its people proud.

World heritage. In the year 2000, UNESCO established the Jesuitical Block (historical downtown) a World  Heritage site.