Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

The University of Buenos Aires -UBA- was created by a decree of the government of the Province of Buenos Aires in August 1821 and was formally inaugurated with a ceremony held at San Ignacio's Church, constituting the second university founded in the territory of Argentina. It was initially organized into six departments: Letters, Preparatory Studies, Exact Sciences, Medicine, Jurisprudence, and Sacred Sciences.

In 1881, UBA became dependent on the National Government and in 1886 it assumed the organization in faculties, the first one being: Medical Sciences, Law and Social Sciences, and Exact Sciences. Nowadays, it has thirteen faculties, five secondary schools, six teaching hospitals, and more than ten museums.

In its two centuries of history, it has become one of the most important public institutions of higher education in Latin America and is currently a national and international reference centre for education and vocational training, research and university extension.

Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Germany

The Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg was founded in 1457 as a classical comprehensive university, making it one of the oldest higher education institutions in Germany. The university also boasts an illustrious history with numerous Nobel Prize recipients. Over 25.000 students and more than 6.700 employees are working at the Albert-Ludwigs-University. The university is divided into 11 faculties, 19 research centers, and numerous central service departments. Whereas the faculties organize and coordinate instruction and research for related fields of study, the research centers function as a platform for research projects spanning several faculties or disciplines. The central service departments provide university-wide services and thus provide the infrastructural framework for university operations in general.

The University Medical Center Freiburg is a tertiary care hospital. All medical specialties and subspecialties are represented at this institution. It is also one of the largest medical facilities in Europe. The University Medical Center Freiburg engages in patient health care, research, and teaching. The Center has almost 12.000 employees and is the biggest employer in the region. Moreover, it has 1.600 beds plus about 400 beds in the University Heart Center.

Study and living in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan metropolis with a wide cultural and leisure offer. Signing up to this web page https://disfrutemosba.buenosaires.gob.ar/ you will receive notifications about cultural and touristic events. Palermo is a well-known neighborhood located in the north of the city, close to the Rio de la Plata. There are many cocktails’ bars, stores, picnic places, lakes to practice canoe, different museums, a planetarium and the Japanese Gardens. On the other hand, San Telmo is an old neighborhood with a bohemian style, while walking around you may see some tango dancers and other artis performing around.

Study and living in Freiburg

Freiburg is a cozy historic city with a lot of cultural offers, events, festivals and the perfect place for outdoor activities due to the amazing nature around the city. There are student canteens, one big library and some specific libraries, a lot of cafes, bars and discos and places to meet others. The University offers a lot of activities besides sports. The easiest, cheapest and fastest to move around the city and the surroundings is by bycicle. But you can also get a monthly ticket to get onto the train, bus and tram up to 60 km around the town. Freiburg is known as the "Green City" because of it's researach and usage of alternative energy. It is located in the so called triangle - Switzerland, France and Germany.
The blackforest to the East offers a lot of sportive activities in the mountains with lakes, bicycles trails and hiking pathes. To the West you have the vinyards and France with its pitturesque countryside. To the South you are quickly in Switzerland with it's famous cities like Basel, Bern or Zürich and the Alps in the idyllic countryside.

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