Universidad Nacional de Córdoba is oldest university in Argentina which was established in 1613. it has been the second largest university in the country since 20th century. In 1610, the Collegium Maximum in Córdoba was founded by the Society of Jesus. In 1687, a Jesuit priest, Father Ignacio Duarte y Quirós founded the first secondary school in Cordoba was Our Lady of Monserrat and formed into the university's aegis in 1907. At the end of the 18th century, reconstruction of the university with the church of the Jesuits has been done. Many academic reforms were introduced, similar to those occurring at other universities around the world, between 1860 and 1880. A number of new schools such as the School of Philosophy and the Humanities, the School of Economics, the School of Architecture and Urban Studies (with Design added later), the School of Dentistry, the School of Chemistry, the School of Agriculture, and the School of Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics, were created within the university. In 2005, forceful strategy such as strikes and large-scale demonstrations in the city streets by students, faculty and citizens erupted tensions among the teaching staff.
Dr. Carolina Scotto was elected as president, was the first woman who directed this institution from 2007 to 2010. There are 13 schools come under university such as School of Law and Social Science, School of Architecture, Urban Studies, and Design, School of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences, School of Economics, School of Chemistry, School of, Agriculture, School of Medicine, School of Philosophy and the Humanities, School of Mathematics, Astronomy, and Physics, School of Languages, School of Dentistry, School of Psychology, School of Arts (since November 2011). Two Institutions of Secondary Education, Our Lady of Monserrat College and Manuel Belgrano School of Business are Affiliated by Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Other institutions affiliated by university are Astronomical Observatory of Córdoba, National Clinical Hospital, Dental Clinic, Blood Laboratory, Museum of Paleontology and Anthropology, Academy of Sciences, Centre for Advanced Studies, Instituto de Astronomía Teórica y Experimental (IATE).
University has over one hundred research centres, 25 libraries, 17 museums and two astronomy observatories. 8,203 academic staff were teaching 111,329 students in 2014. In which 104,655 were Undergraduates and 7,673 were graduates. University is located in the center of the city containing 23 buildings for classes and cultural activities. University contains Marina Waisman Research Training Center for Architectural History and Criticism, CIAL: Acoustics and Lighting Research Center, Housing and Habitat Research Institute, TIDE: Structure Research Center, TIPU: Urban Projects Research Center, CePIA: Arts Production and Research Center, LASIDyS: Seed Testing Research, Teaching and Service Laboratory, CIATH: Concrete Technology Advanced Research Center, Cordoba Entomological Research Center, CIENSA: Nursing and Health Research Center, CIPROM: Women Disorders Research Center and many more.
The faculty received US$175,552,772 funding from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Dr. Hugo Oscar Juri is the Rector of the University and Dr. Ramón Pedro Yanzi Ferreira is the Vice-rector. University develops interventions between university and society through different programs such as University, Society, and Prison, Student Solidarity, Social Policies, Employment and Labor, Gender Program, Childhood and Youth, Social Institutions and Health, Human Rights Practices Observatory
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Universidad Nacional de CÃ³rdoba that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Universidad Nacional de CÃ³rdoba that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.