The National University of the Northwest of the Province of Buenos Aires (UNNOBA) was created on December 16, 2002 by Decree of the National Executive Power No. 2,617, and its creation was ratified by Law No. 25,824 of November 19, 2003. It is based in the city of Junín, where the seat of its central authorities and a headquarters in the city of Pergamino are located. It is organized with a structure of Schools and Departments.
The establishment of the institutional and academic project of the National University of the Northwest of the Province of Buenos Aires has as a background the organization of two Regional University Centers, the Junín Regional University Center (CURJ), and the Pergamino Regional University Center (CRUP), which developed university higher education activities since 1990 and 1991 respectively.