Universidad Austral contributes to Argentina’s growth with its commitment to education. It promotes a culture that views work as serving others, an academic quality that empowers its graduates, scientific research, an effort to instill ethical values into all professions, thinking about and anticipating social, scientific and technological changes in order to focus them on people’s thorough development.
Universidad Austral strives to integrate all knowledge, preventing a current tendency to fragment knowledge in the narrow scope of specializations. Research –a driver for better education- is viewed as the pursuit of truth, conducted with an open mind and scientific rigor.
EDUCATING EVERY INDIVIDUAL TO PURSUE THEIR TRANSCENDENT DESTINY
Universidad Austral intends to contribute to students’ personal growth by teaching scientific and humanistic knowledge and by adequately conveying moral and cultural values based on the Catholic faith. Professional specificity is complemented with broad cultural interests, key philosophical insights, and a view of human beings as free, spiritual, sociable individuals with a transcendent purpose.
INTERDISCIPLINARY ATMOSPHERE THAT FOSTERS ONGOING LEARNING
Universidad Austral’s institutional goal is to encourage and promote research efforts, relying on an academically adequate, experienced and morally sound faculty. The University supports interdisciplinary work, the adoption of interactive and critical teaching methodologies, and close ties with social agents and local communities.