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Universidad Austral

Austral University is a leading private university in Argentina, based in Buenos Aires, Pilar and Rosario.
Find out more at Austral's webpage
An overhead view of Austral University campus

Number of places available: 4 full year places (1 place prioritised to Psychology students).


Austral works on Southern Hemisphere semester dates. The semesters run from July to November then March to June. If students commence studies in July, this would be semester two for Austral.


Application Deadlines:

  • First Semester (Mar - June) : October of the previous year
  • Second Semester and full year (Jul - Nov) : May of the current year


Programme Information

The normal study load of full-time students should be 15 credits of undergraduate courses per semester. 


Academic Requirements

Austral's main language of teaching is Spanish however they offer a very limited number of English modules. If you wish to study English modules in semester one before switching to Spanish modules in semester two please ensure your department is happy with your modules choices. 

See the full list of Universidad Austral entry requirements.



Language Requirements 

  • For non-native Spanish speakers, a level of B2/C1 is expected for courses in Spanish. A certificate with international recognition (e.g. DELE), taken no more than 3 years before application is required.
  • DELE exams are held a limited number of times per year with a requirement to book well in advance. If you are unable to obtain a DELE certificate by Austral's application deadline (May) you will be required to have a interview with Austral staff and will need to provide an alternative certificate (e.g. SIELE).
  • For non-native English speakers, a minimum level of B2 (80 iBT TOEFL / 6.0 IELTS / IB Diploma / IGCSE / Cambridge FCE) is expected for courses in English. A certificate taken no more than 5 years before application is required.


Supporting Documents Required

  • Online Application Form
  • Academic Transcript
  • Learning Agreement
  • Colour Photo
  • ID/Passport
  • Proof of Language Proficiency
  • Local Health Insurance



Universidad Austral offers housing information for students coming to Buenos Aires.


Austral recommend that students reside in Palermo rather than in Pilar owing to the former's proximity to cultural experiences and a direct bus service between the campus and Palermo.



Other Information

  • Austral requires the purchase of a local or international health insurance policy.
  • An admin fee for the international welcome will be charged. This covers the costs of a number of events, inductions, tours and transport.
  • A short video about the university:

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