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Universidad Autónoma de Asunción (UAA)

Jejui­ 667 Asuncion View map
Private
Low
3,466
164
151

Overview

Since its founding in 1991, Autonomous University of Asuncion has been known for its innovative and institutional values. The university welcomes students from all over the world, and is an inclusive university which celebrates diversity, multiculturalism and believes that everyone has the right to quality education.

With a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on offer, covering a range of subjects, including science and technology, political and communication sciences, and health sciences, the university is accredited by both national and international Accreditation and Evaluation Agencies. Autonomous University of Asuncion is also the only private university in Paraguay to have been officially accredited by the ACBSP – an official American Accreditation Agency of great prestige.

Autonomous University of Asuncion has joint academic and scientific project agreements with countries from Latin America, the United States, Asia and Europe, and prides itself on its scientific and academic research unit, project unit and scientific journals.

The university is also fully aware that its academic success is grounded in the recruitment of national and international professors, researchers and collaborators from countries including Argentina, Paraguay, Spain, Korea, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Cuba, Uruguay, Chile, Ukraine and Poland.

Although teaching is mainly conducted in Spanish, most of the professors at the university are also qualified to teach in other languages, such as English, Portuguese, French and German.


Autonomous University of Asuncion is a modern university, equipped with an outstanding infrastructure and resources to create a pleasant and exciting study, research and work environment.

The Josefina Plá Auditorium and Ramón Zubizarreta Auditorium are used for various events and meetings, including congresses, conferences, faculty meetings and national and international symposiums. Autonomous University of Asuncion has a large library which is equipped with designated rooms for both independent and group research study. It also has computer science laboratories for supervised practices, radio and TV studios, photography labs, a medical center, dental clinic, faculty room and air-conditioned classrooms with round tables to aid practical classroom discussions.

For those who have a passion for sport, Autonomous University of Asuncion has its own sports campus located at Lambaré. With four soccer pitches, a basketball court, handball court, two grass volleyball courts, a beach volleyball court, futsal pitch, two swimming pools, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a multipurpose room, a barbecue room and other additional facilities, including a canteen and changing rooms, there’s definitely something for everyone to enjoy. Autonomous University of Asuncion is also the only South American Institution that holds the FIFA futsal senior male category championship.


As well as outstanding services and facilities at Autonomous University of Asuncion, the city of Asuncion also has much to offer.

It’s everything that a modern and open-minded city should be, for both locals and visitors. With its abundance of five-star hotels, pubs, restaurants, cafés, bars, clubs and stores, Asuncion is a very cosmopolitan and multicultural city.

It’s also easy to travel to and from other cities in Latin America, including Buenos Aires, Sao Paolo, Lima, La Paz and Santiago de Chile.


Admissions to study at Autonomous University of Asuncion vary between undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as between departments.

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Autonomous University of Asuncion fosters and promotes goals that inspire students to help them grow both personally and professionally, and is committed to excellence and educational quality by providing students with the most efficient tools and skills necessary to help them progress in their professional careers.

University Highlights

Total students - 3,466

14%
86%

International students - 151

16%
84%

Total faculty staff - 164

10
154

Total students - 3,466

14%
86%

International students - 151

16%
84%

Total faculty staff - 164

154
10
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