Austral University is a higher education institution created by the Civil Association for Higher Studies – ACES -, a non-profit civil entity. It promotes research, teaches undergraduate and graduate degrees, carries out extension programs, and provides health care from its University Hospital.
Its 97-hectare University Campus located in the town of Pilar (Buenos Aires) includes the dictation of all degrees, in addition to the IAE Business School, the Austral Park and the Austral University Hospital.
It is among the two best universities in Argentina and the first privately managed in the QS World University Rankings. In addition, it is among the ten most important private universities in Latin America and is among the top fifty in the world with less than 50 years.