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Universidad Autónoma de Asunción (UAA)

Location

Asunción Campus, Asunción Paraguay

Ranking

# =233Latin America and the Caribbean Rankings - South America

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17Undergraduate programs

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14Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

1,000 USDTuition Fee/year

About Universidad Autónoma de Asunción (UAA)

The Autonomous University of Asunción  (UAA) has its origin in the Higher School of Business Administration, a Higher Education Institution founded in 1978 with the aim of training human resources for business management. ESAE became a University in 1991.


The Autonomous University of Asunción  (UAA) is a modern university prepared with physical resources of the highest level to provide its students, professors and administrative staff with all the comforts and services necessary to create an adequate, comfortable and pleasant environment for work, study and research. The university has a central headquarters located on Jejuí Street, between O'leary and 15 de Agosto, which has comfortable air-conditioned classrooms, two large auditoriums for the organization of congresses, conferences, national and international symposia, and teachers' cloisters (the Josefina Plá auditorium, Ramón Zubizarreta auditorium) and a Maria Luisa Puertas amphitheater, computer laboratories for assisted practices, laboratories for communication practices in digital radio and television, photography laboratories, a lactation room, microbiology laboratory, Chemical Laboratory, a dental clinic, audiology and family orientation office, teachers' rooms, student rooms, and roundtable classrooms for giving practical classes in which discussion and intellectual debate prevail. Likewise, the headquarters has an extensive library that has academic material including books, scientific journals, specialized publications in the different areas of knowledge and books by classical authors in their different genres, as well as (a) special rooms for study, research and concentration and (b) rooms especially designed for group discussion and teamwork equipped with state-of-the-art computers with internet access. On the other hand, the headquarters are home to one of the most beautiful trees in South America, a Yvapovo (estimated to be around 200 years old), which is practically the landmark of the entire building.


Regarding sports facilities, the university has its own Social and Sports Campus located in the city of Lambaré (Calle Héroes del 70, Number 890, nine blocks from Avda. Cacique Lambaré), which has first-rate sports infrastructure level destined, above all, to the students of the career of Sports Sciences, and for the leisure and fun of the students, teachers and administrative and service personnel of the university. Currently, the campus has four soccer fields, a basketball court, a handball court, two grass volleyball courts, a beach volleyball court, a futsal court, two children's pools, a regulatory swimming pool for national competitions, a multipurpose room, a barbecue area, and other complementary facilities, such as a canteen, changing rooms, etc.


The Autonomous University of Asunción (UAA) is an international university, has a staff of professors, researchers and national and international collaborators and with national and international students from countries such as Paraguay, Argentina, Germany, Uruguay, Brazil, Spain, Chile, Korea, Jamaica, Angola, the United States, etc.


Positioning

Another important fact to highlight is that, we are one of the best Universities in Paraguay, that we have managed to enter the QS Ranking prestigious international ranking, this really fills us with pride and satisfaction.

The UAA is also among the best university websites in Paraguay, according to the Webometrics Universities Web Ranking, where web presence and visibility are used as global indicators, in addition to all the measures that are related to quality and quantity. of contents.

About Universidad Autónoma de Asunción (UAA)

The Autonomous University of Asunción  (UAA) has its origin in the Higher School of Business Administration, a Higher Education Institution founded in 1978 with the aim of training human resources for business management. ESAE became a University in 1991.


The Autonomous University of Asunción  (UAA) is a modern university prepared with physical resources of the highest level to provide its students, professors and administrative staff with all the comforts and services necessary to create an adequate, comfortable and pleasant environment for work, study and research. The university has a central headquarters located on Jejuí Street, between O'leary and 15 de Agosto, which has comfortable air-conditioned classrooms, two large auditoriums for the organization of congresses, conferences, national and international symposia, and teachers' cloisters (the Josefina Plá auditorium, Ramón Zubizarreta auditorium) and a Maria Luisa Puertas amphitheater, computer laboratories for assisted practices, laboratories for communication practices in digital radio and television, photography laboratories, a lactation room, microbiology laboratory, Chemical Laboratory, a dental clinic, audiology and family orientation office, teachers' rooms, student rooms, and roundtable classrooms for giving practical classes in which discussion and intellectual debate prevail. Likewise, the headquarters has an extensive library that has academic material including books, scientific journals, specialized publications in the different areas of knowledge and books by classical authors in their different genres, as well as (a) special rooms for study, research and concentration and (b) rooms especially designed for group discussion and teamwork equipped with state-of-the-art computers with internet access. On the other hand, the headquarters are home to one of the most beautiful trees in South America, a Yvapovo (estimated to be around 200 years old), which is practically the landmark of the entire building.


Regarding sports facilities, the university has its own Social and Sports Campus located in the city of Lambaré (Calle Héroes del 70, Number 890, nine blocks from Avda. Cacique Lambaré), which has first-rate sports infrastructure level destined, above all, to the students of the career of Sports Sciences, and for the leisure and fun of the students, teachers and administrative and service personnel of the university. Currently, the campus has four soccer fields, a basketball court, a handball court, two grass volleyball courts, a beach volleyball court, a futsal court, two children's pools, a regulatory swimming pool for national competitions, a multipurpose room, a barbecue area, and other complementary facilities, such as a canteen, changing rooms, etc.


The Autonomous University of Asunción (UAA) is an international university, has a staff of professors, researchers and national and international collaborators and with national and international students from countries such as Paraguay, Argentina, Germany, Uruguay, Brazil, Spain, Chile, Korea, Jamaica, Angola, the United States, etc.


Positioning

Another important fact to highlight is that, we are one of the best Universities in Paraguay, that we have managed to enter the QS Ranking prestigious international ranking, this really fills us with pride and satisfaction.

The UAA is also among the best university websites in Paraguay, according to the Webometrics Universities Web Ranking, where web presence and visibility are used as global indicators, in addition to all the measures that are related to quality and quantity. of contents.

Available programs

Autonomous University of Asuncion offers a wide variety of undergraduate programs, from computer engineering, to dentistry to journalism.
If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying at Autonomous University of Asuncion, you should submit the required documents either in person, or by someone else whom you’ve given authorization to do so. You’ll need to include a photocopy of your ID, as well as the payment of the tuition fees.
There is also special funding available for those who wish to study at Autonomous University of Asuncion at undergraduate level. Full-tuition fellowships are awarded by the Itaipú Binational Body for students who come from fellow universities or institutions with which Autonomous University of Asuncion has an agreement. Other forms of scholarships and financial grants are awarded for:

  • Social financial support,
  • Academic merit,
  • Sports merit,
  • Internship at Autonomous University of Asuncion,
  • Research,
  • Artistic-cultural


For further information about scholarships and other entry requirements, you should refer to the university’s handbook, or fill out a scholarship application form.

https://www.uaa.edu.py/becas


LONG DISTANCE EDUCATION

Advantage

The Autonomous University of Asunción being the leader in Paraguay in the implementation of this modality:

  • It offers greater possibilities of accessing knowledge, developing skills, competencies and attitudes, as well as expanding professional and academic relationships.
  • Overcome geographic, social, religious and cultural barriers, lack of educational infrastructure, and personal restrictions.
  • Develop a spirit of improvement and tenacity, keys in professional life.
  • It allows students to organize their time and learning strategies, in an autonomous way with the support of tutor teachers.
  • It offers each student the possibility of entering the university's website to access free contacts with professors, a virtual library, the courses in which they are enrolled, and maintain contact with other teaching students who are online.
  • It guarantees the availability of a staff of qualified teachers, who prepare the modules, develop the tutorials, receive and correct the exams.


Values

Through Distance Education it is possible:

  • Equal opportunities, access to higher education, for those who for various reasons cannot attend university in person.
  • The relevance, adapting education to the situations and changes of the modern world.
  • The constant updating and continuous training of people in different areas of knowledge.
  • The formation of competencies required for professional performance.
  • Personalized education: the student is in control of what, how, when and where to learn, allowing them to reach knowledge through personal activity.
  • The use of active methodologies, where the student is the protagonist of their own learning.
  • The development of self-discipline, by having enough perseverance to gradually advance in the study of the proposed resources.
  • Innovation, to respond to the educational needs of the public.
  • The roots of the student in his community and in the globalized world.

https://www.uaa.edu.py/carreras/distancia


National accreditations

The Law degree was accredited by ANEAES (National Agency for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education), in December 2012. And accredited for the second time for the period Start: 10/15/2018 End: 10/15/2023; Resolution No. 355/2018.

The Dentistry career was accredited by the ANEAES (National Agency for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education), in June 2013. And accredited for the second time for the period Start: 10/15/2018 End: 10/15/2023; Resolution No. 357/2018.

The Nutrition career was accredited by the ANEAES (National Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education), in June 2017, period Start: 06/05/2017 End: 06/05/2022; Resolution No. 154/2017.

The Accounting career was accredited by the ANEAES (National Agency for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education), in December 2017, period Start: 12/22/2017 End: 12/22/2022; Resolution No. 490/2017.

The Computer Science degree was accredited by the ANEAES (National Agency for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education), in August 2017.

The Computer Engineering career was accredited by the ANEAES (National Agency for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education), in September 2017, the period Start: 09/19/2017 End: 09/19/2022; Resolution No. 317/2017.

The Bachelor of Administration career was accredited by the ANEAES (National Agency for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education), in December 2018, for the period Start: 12/10/2018 End: 12/10/2023; Resolution No. 465/2018.


International accreditation

The University is the first in Paraguay to obtain international recognition for its business degrees from the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences (FACEYE) by a United States accreditation body. The certification was announced in May 2015.

Autonomous University of Asuncion offers four specializations, ten master’s programs and 16 PhD programs covering a wide range of subjects, such as accountancy and audit, international law, neuropsychology and education sciences.

The usual entry requirements for postgraduate study at the university vary between departments, so check the university’s website to find out more.

For international students who are interested in studying at Autonomous University of Asuncion, please note that, similar to entry requirements, the application process also varies between departments. You should submit the required documents either in person, or by someone else whom you’ve given authorization to do so. You’ll also need to include a photocopy of your ID, as well as payment of the tuition fees. For more information about how you should apply for your desired course, visit the university’s website.

Autonomous University of Asuncion has a variety of fellowships and financial discounts to help students with tuition fees. For further information about scholarships and other entry requirements, you should refer to the university’s handbook, or you can click here, to fill out a scholarship application form.

University information

Master

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Documentos
6,565
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

1,000 USD
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International Students

1,000 USD
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Rankings & ratings

Universidad Autónoma de Asunción (UAA) is one of the top private universities in Asunción, Paraguay. It is ranked #=233 in Latin America and the Caribbean Rankings - South America 2024.

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