Educational research and prison: the experience of the university professors and tutors of the «Centro Universitario Devoto» in Buenos Aires

Luca Decembrotto

The following research aim to deep an international experience of universitiy in prison: the CUD (Devoted University Center), the first Argentine experience, one of the first in the world. An experiance of cooperation between universities and prisons, for access to the right to study by freedom-deprived persons. The paper aims to provide some reflections developed in the meeting with one of the university groups involved in CUD, trying to explain their approach oriented to the emancipation of the participants.


Prison, right to study, university, non-formal education, empowerment.