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Universidad Nacional de Asunción

World University Rankings 2024
Latin America Rankings 2023
Campus de la UNA, San Lorenzo, Paraguay

About Universidad Nacional de Asunción

The Universidad Nacional de Asunción, commonly known as the National University of Asuncion, is a public university in Paraguay. It is the oldest institution of higher education in the country and was established in 1889 in San Lorenzo.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across 12 faculties: law, medicine, mathematics, chemical sciences, medical sciences, dentistry, engineering, law and social sciences, economic sciences, philosophy, agrarian sciences, veterinary sciences, and the polytechnic school. It also has the institute of arts, languages, and social work.

The university has campuses spread across Paraguay, with centres in Pedro Juan Caballero, Caacupé, San Juan Bautista, Santa Rosa Misiones, Caazapá, Villarrica, Coronel Oviedo, Caaguazú, Paraguarí, Villa Hayes, San Pedro, San Estanislao, Cruce Los Pioneros (Boquerón), and Benjamín Aceval, in addition to the main campus in San Lorenzo and institutes in Asunción.

The Universidad Nacional de Asunción has formed partnerships with Taiwan Ching Yun University and Taiwan Taipei Medical University in Taiwan.

It is dedicated to research and offers various technology centres and research facilities for scientific investigations and postgraduate studies. It also promotes academic publications, including the Ñemitỹrã journal, which focuses on language, society, and education and is published by the Higher Institute of Languages.

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Key statistics

  • 19%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 39 : 61
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 2%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 9.8
    No. of students per staff
  • 53,043
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Universidad Nacional de Asunción

  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Geography
  • Arts & humanities

    • Architecture
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
  • Education

    • Education
  • Life sciences

    • Veterinary Science
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Biological Sciences
  • Law

    • Law
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science