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Torcuato di Tella University

The Torcuato Di Tella University (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella commonly referred to as UTDT or La Di Tella) is a non-profit private university founded in 1991. Located in the Belgrano neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, it has an undergraduate enrolment of 1,200 students and a graduate enrolment of 1,300. The university is focused primarily on social sciences. The undergraduates majors available are economics, business economics, business administration, law, political science, international relations, social sciences, history and architecture. The university also offers over 30 graduate programs.

The faculty comprises 77 full-time professors, most of them graduate students and visiting scholars from universities abroad.


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