Academic offers of foreign universities in the Argentine Republic. Requirements. Sanctioned: November 14, 2012 Enacted: December 12, 2012
The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, etc., are sanctioned by law:
Article 1-The foreign university institutions that aspire to open academic offers in the Argentine Republic, must organize themselves as private university institutions constituted as non-profit entities, with people legal status as a civil association or foundation. The members of the governing body and the administration of the foundation or civil association must be native or nationalized Argentines with at least four (4) years of age, in a proportion not less than seventy-five percent (75%) of its active members. Prior to all other processing the Ministry of Education will give a view to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Cult that will issue opinion regarding the consistency of the presentation with the guidelines of the foreign policy. of the Nation.
Article 2-Foreign university institutions should make explicit in their institutional project the recognition of education as a public good and as a personal and social right, as well as to observe that their academic initiatives are consistent with the policies of the State in the field of the declaration of good non-transportable to education.
Article 3-These institutions will be authorized by decree of the national executive branch, which will admit its provisional operation for a period of six (6) years, prior to the favorable report of the National Commission of Evaluation and Accreditation University, under the conditions laid down by the present law, by Law 24,521 in its Article 63 and by Decree 276/99. During the period of provisional operation, the Ministry of Education will follow up in order to evaluate, based on reports from the National Commission on University Evaluation and Accreditation, its academic level and the degree of compliance of its members. objectives and action plans. Every modification of the statutes, the creation of new races, the change of plans of study or modification of the same, will require in each case the authorization of the said ministry.
ARTICLE 4-Before the end of the six (6) years of provisional operation counted from the corresponding authorization, the establishment shall request the definitive recognition, which shall be granted by decree of the Power National Executive prior to the National Commission for the Evaluation and Accreditation of University.
If this period has not been completed and if the final recognition has not been reached, the Ministry of Education will be able to sanction the university institution with the withdrawal of the provisional authorization, which will imply the prohibition of initiating the The next reading cycle, without any mention of the commitment to complete the academic periods for the cohorts under regular study arrangements, as well as any other ongoing activity.
Article 5-These institutions will not be able to access any subsidy granted by the State for the development of their institutional project.
Article 6-It will be applicable, as soon as it is not standardized, it is prescribed in the Law of Higher Education 24,521 and the decrees 576/96 and 276/99 or norms that the/they replace.
Article 7-The time limit of one (1) year is granted from the sanction of the present so that the foreign universities already authorized to operate in our country comply with all the requirements and stipulations that are fixed in this rule.
ARTICLE 8-Contact the national executive branch.
GIVEN IN THE SESSION HALL OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN BUENOS AIRES, THE DAY
FOURTEEN OF NOVEMBER OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWELVE.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO 26,793-
BEATRIZ ROJKES from ALPEROVICH. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -Gervasio Bozzano. -Juan H.
Date of publication: 17/12/2012