English Abstract

Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) is a private non-profit institution founded in 1991 by the Di Tella Foundation and the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, with support from the international philanthropic community. The mission of the University - which opened its doors on March 11, 1992 - is to educate new generations of academic, social, political and business leaders, and to enhance research and scholarship in the arts and sciences. 
The University offers (9) undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Architecture, Business Economics, Economics, Social Sciences, History, International Relations, Law, and Political Science and Government. It also offers (2) Ph.D. degrees in Political Science and History and (17) M.A. degrees in Business Administration, Criminal Law, Econometrics, Economics, Education Administration, Finance, History, International Studies, Journalism, Law and Economics, Political Science, Public Policy, Tax Law, and Urban Economics. The Business School runs a variety of Executive Education programs each year and the School of Architecture and Urban Studies and Art Department also offer professional development programs.

Enrollment in 2011 is about 1000 undergraduate and over 1500 graduate and professional students. The faculty consists of 72 full time professors, more than 80% of whom hold a Ph.D. UTDT is a highly regarded research university in Latin America and its library, founded in 1958, is among the most valuable libraries devoted to the social sciences in Argentina.