National University of Villa Maria (UNVM). It is a public university of Argentina, instituted in 1996, the headquarters is located in Villa Maria and four branches in the cities of Villa del Rosario, Córdoba, San Francisco and Villa Dolores
The National University of Villa María, established in 1996, arises as an initiative of a group of residents and institutions of Villa María and its region as an alternative to support the work initiated by the National University of Villa María. A large part of the people and institutions that make it up were those who, with their valuable contribution, formed the commission that was in charge of carrying out the idea of creating a High House of Studies in this city and that after several years of work, in that 1997 a new stage begins with the beginning of the school year within the framework of an important institutional project for this city due to its educational tradition.
The city of Villa María has an important educational infrastructure. In 1993, Villa María had twenty-one initial level establishments, twenty-two primary level, fourteen secondary level and six non-university tertiary level.
In addition, there was a Regional Faculty of the National Technological University and an extension of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the National University of Córdoba. On December 21, 1994, the Chamber of Deputies approved the project to create the UNVM. The project was definitively approved when Law No. 24,484 creating the UNVM was sanctioned with a unanimous vote by the Chamber of Senators in April of the following year. Shortly after, the National Executive Power enacted this law.
Headquarters and academic units
The headquarters is located in the city of Villa María. It also has four subsidiaries in the cities of: Villa del Rosario, Córdoba, San Francisco and Villa Dolores. All within the limits of the province of Córdoba.
- Academic Pedagogical Institute of Human Sciences
- Academic Pedagogical Institute of Social Sciences
- Academic Pedagogical Institute of Basic and Applied Sciences