National University of Salta (Argentina)

National University of Salta (UNSa). Public university of Argentina, with headquarters in the City of Salta.


It was founded by law 19,633 of May 11, 1972, as part of the Taquini plan, a program for the reorganization of higher education in Argentina, which would lead to the foundation of Jujuy, La Pampa, Lomas de Zamora, Entre Ríos, Luján, Misiones, Catamarca, San Juan, San Luis and Santiago del Estero.

Faculties and headquarters

  • School of Economics
  • Faculty of Exact Sciences
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Health Sciences.


  • Oran Regional Headquarters
  • Tartagal Regional Headquarters
  • Metán Regional Headquarters – Rosario de la Frontera
  • Institutes of Secondary Education
  • IEM – Tartagal


Basic and applied frontier research in:

  • bioclimatic hospital. In the first bioclimatic hospital in the country, UNSa specialists and architects planned an energy-efficient thermal building based on the application of construction strategies and the use of simulation software.
  • Maestranza in mathematics. The pedagogical proposal of UNSa teachers, “How formulas happen”, was the winner of the 2nd place and main distinction of the contest “How to improve the teaching of mathematics in middle school”, organized by the Association of Banks of Argentina.

National University of Salta (Argentina)