The National University of Missions (UNaM) is a university institution of public law, autonomous and autarchic in the economic financial it was established in 1973, to promote the integration and interrelation with related government and government institutions of the province and the region. The present Rector of the university is Javier Gortari. The National University of Misiones (UNaM) is located in the province of Misiones. It adopts a regionalized organization in the provincial jurisdiction, and decentralized operative conception. The substantive activities of UNAM are teaching, research, extension and social action it seeks to train the students from all fields and levels, to achieve the adaptation to the advances of knowledge, according to individual demands and national and regional requirements. In addition, it promotes solidarity with society through effective and efficient actions in the provision of services within the scope of its competence.
UNaM is the educational institution with par excellence in the province, as it guarantees free teaching and equal opportunities in each of the units with the aim of achieving students' entrance, stay and discharge, it also offers services of hostels, dining rooms, libraries and sports and cultural activities . In addition to having the benefit of national and provincial scholarships, depending on the career.
In the city of Obera are the Faculties of Engineering and Art and Design, and In the city of Eldorado, the Faculty of Forestry Sciences and the Agrotechnic School are located. In these classrooms, UNaM currently forms more than 25,000 students, including many foreigners, given its border location near Paraguay and Brazil.
In the last decade the university perceived an increase of 27.6 percent in the number of new students enrolled. In total about 57 careers are available as part of the academic options for the students.