Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is a Brazilian federal university based in Porto Alegre. UFRGS is among the largest and highest-rated universities in Brazil, having one of the largest number of scientific publications. UFRGS has over 27,000 undergraduate students, over 9,300 graduate students, more than 2,500 professors; as a public federal institution, students do not have to pay tuition fees to enroll in courses offered by the university. To be admitted to one of the programs offered by UFRGS, a candidate must be approved in a yearly competitive exam, called the vestibular; the university originated from the Escola de Farmácia e Química in 1895. It was expanded in 1896; this was the beginning of higher education in Rio Grande do Sul. In the end of the 19th century, the Medicine and Law schools were founded, the latter being the first school of humanities tertiary education in the state. In November 1934, the Universidade de Porto Alegre was founded composed of the following units: Engineering School, with its Astronomy and Industrial Chemistry institutes.
These units, separated from URGS when the Federal Universities of Pelotas and Santa Maria were founded. In December 1950, control of the university passed to the Federal Government. After that, the name of the institution became; the institute has a profound political history. Between 1964 and 1969, during the worst years of the military dictatorship, 33 professors were eliminated, as well as a good number of students. Many high-ranking officials, including three presidents - Getúlio Vargas and João Goulart - as well as the majority of the history and social sciences teachers in smaller universities throughout the state were educated in the institution; the climate of intellectual debate and analysis of public issues has been important in training students to work for non-governmental and governmental organisations which contribute to the critical reflection and planning of development programs. UFRGS is completely located in Porto Alegre, with four campi, a few off-campus buildings and some units in other cities.
Offering graduate and undergraduate courses, UFRGS is the largest university of Rio Grande do Sul. Its more than 300 buildings accommodate 29 colleges; the university spreads through 2,185 ha, it has 10,607 m² of constructed area. It is divided into minor units: Centro, Saúde, Vale and Olímpico; the undergraduate program’s students make up for a population of 26 thousand, while the graduate program has 12 thousand students. The elementary, high-school and technical school sum up to 1,300 students; the university’s infrastructure comprises more than 500 laboratories, 33 libraries, 37 lecture halls, the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, UFRGS Press, UFRGS Museum, Botanical Garden, Broadcasting Center, Observatory, 3 buildings for Campus Accommodation, 5 refectories, 2 summer camps and several other centers and facilities. College of Architecture College of Communication College of Economics College of Education Faculty College of Law College of Pharmacy College of Medicine College of Dentistry College of Veterinary Medicine Institute of Biosciences Institute of Chemistry Institute of Fine Arts Institute of Food Technology Institute of Geosciences Institute of Health Sciences Institute of Hydraulic Research Institute of Informatics Institute of Linguistics and Literature Institute of Mathematics Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences Institute of Physics Institute of Psychology School of Agronomy School of Engineering School of Management School of Nursing School of Sports SECOM is an executive office of UFRGS directly connected to the Central Administration’s cabinet – as well as to other sectors and the Provosts’ Offices.
SECOM defines the communication policies and strategies employed by UFRGS, facilitating services inside the university through the creation of informative and institutional materials. Its goal is to promote new activit
Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte is a public Brazilian university funded by the Brazilian federal government, located in the city of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Formally established on December 18, 1960, it includes 60 departments providing over 70 different undergraduate courses, as well as a number of graduate programs. UFRN is the top ranked university in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, the best university in the North and Northeast region and one of the best among universities from all over the country according to 2012 league tables, it originated from the University of Rio Grande do Norte, created on June 25, 1958, by state law, federalized on December 18, 1960. The University of Rio Grande do Norte, installed in a solemn session held at the Theater Alberto Maranhão, on March 21, 1959, was formed from colleges and higher-level schools existing in Natal, such as the Faculty of Pharmacy and Dentistry, the Faculty of Law of Natal, the Faculty of Medicine of Natal and the School of Engineering, among others.
In the 1970s, construction began on the Central Campus between the districts of Lagoa Nova, Capim Macio and Nova Descoberta, which houses most of the university's facilities in the capital. In addition to the various classes, auditoriums and libraries, Campus Central has a Coexistence Center with restaurant, bank branches, art gallery and post office. In the building of the Rectory are the Office of the Rector, the Pro-Rectorates and all sectors of the central administration, it is divided in Bioscience Center, Center of Human Sciences and Arts, Center of Exact and Earth Sciences, Center of Applied Social Sciences, Center of Education Center for Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi, Center for Higher Education of Seridó, the latter located in the municipalities of Caicó and Currais Novos and the Escola Multicampi de Ciencias Médicas, based in Caicó. The International Institute of Neurosciences, the International Institute of Physics and the Digital Metropolis Institute were inaugurated.
UFRN is one of the main seismology study centers in the country. In addition, the university has the postgraduate course in Complex Systems Applied to Life Sciences, the only one in Latin America. In the 2009.3 edition, the Brazilian Bar Association elected UFRN Law School as the third best in the country. The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte received the best evaluation among the institutions of Higher Education in the North and Northeast regions, by the General Index of Courses; the post before was occupied by the Federal University of Pernambuco. In the ranking published in February 2013 by Webometrics, UFRN ranked 31st among the 100 universities in Latin America; the list shows the institutions according to their presence and impact on the web, as well as the visibility and quality of the published content. By the Enade 2012, divulged by the Ministry of Education, the UFRN appeared in the list with 11 courses with note 5, they are Right in the campi Natal and Caicó, Psychology and Advertising and Propaganda.
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Federal University of Technology – Paraná
The Federal University of Technology - Paraná is a federal university with campuses in thirteen cities of the Brazilian state of Paraná. It is one of the most renowned universities in Brazil known as CEFET-Paraná; the campi are located in the following cities: Apucarana Campo Mourão Cornélio Procópio Curitiba Dois Vizinhos Francisco Beltrão Guarapuava Londrina Medianeira Ponta Grossa Pato Branco Santa Helena Toledo. On September 23, 1909, the President of Brazil, Nilo Peçanha created the Escolas de Aprendizes e Artífices, in the Paraná state this school started in January 16, 1910 named Escola de Aprendizes e Artífices do Paraná. Two decades it started acting as a basic education school and was renamed Industrial Lyceum of Curitiba in 1937, it was instituted together with federal industrial schools, renamed Technical School of Curitiba in 1942 and to Federal Technical School of Paraná in 1959. In 1978 it became a Federal Center of Technological Education. Renamed Federal Center of Technological Education of Paraná.
On October 7, 2005, president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva transformed it into the first Federal University of Technology in Brazil, renamed Federal University of Technology - Paraná. It still acts as a technical high school, classified as the best of Paraná, according to the Brazilian education index ENEM, and today is the best federal university in the state according to the Ministry of Education. UTFPR offers Licentiate, Bachelor of Engineering and technology degrees; those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Curitiba. Physics Languages and literatures Chemistry Design Architecture & Urban Planning Information systems Physical education Administration Organizational communication Chemistry Electrical engineering branch Electronic engineering Electrical engineering Control engineering Computer engineering Mechanical engineering branch Mechanical engineering Civil engineering branch Civil engineering Institutional communication Concrete technology Graphic design Electrical commercial management Manufacture management Industrial mechatronics Environmental management Radiology Telecommunications Internet systems Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Londrina.
Chemistry Materials engineering Environmental engineering Chemical engineering Mechanical engineering Production engineering Food technology Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Medianeira. Computer science Chemistry Electrical engineering Industrial engineering Food engineering Environmental engineering Mechanical engineering Food technology Industrial maintenance Environmental management Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Pato Branco. Mathematics Languages and literatures Administration Agronomy Accountancy Chemistry Computer engineering Civil engineering Mechanical engineering Electrical engineering System development and analysis Industrial maintenance Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Ponta Grossa. Computer science Mechanical engineering Industrial engineering Chemical engineering Electrical engineering Bioprocess engineering Food technology Industrial automation System Analysis and Development Mechanical manufacture Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Dois Vizinhos Agronomy Animal Science Biological Sciences Rural Education Forestry Horticulture Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Santa Helena.
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Federal University of Pernambuco
Federal University of Pernambuco is a public university in Recife, established in 1946. UFPE has 175 postgraduate courses; as of 2007, UFPE had 2,000 professors. The university has three campuses: Recife, Vitória de Santo Antão, Caruaru, its main campus, Campus Reitor Joaquim Amazonas, is located in western Recife, in the Cidade Universitária neighborhood. The Recife Law School, established in 1827, is located downtown. UFPE ranks among the top Brazilian universities, placing ninth in the country in size and scientific production, seventh among the federal public universities. UFPE's Center for Exact and Natural Sciences is the strongest in research production in the university. UFPE has twice elected the best university in Northern and Northeastern Brazil by Guia do Estudante and Banco Real; each year over 6,000 seats are offered in its vestibular. The median and average competition rate is of about 10 applicants for each seat. Olinda Law School can be considered UFPE's precursor, it was created by Pedro I and is, along with the University of São Paulo Law School, founded on the same day, the law school in the country.
Afterwards, it was transferred to Recife. In 1895 the School of Engineering of Pernambuco started to function; these two faculties/free schools, those of Medicine, Philosophy known as Faculdade Frassinetti do Recife - FAFIRE and Belas Artes, became the base courses to UFPE's formation. On 11 August 1946, the University of Recife was created, one of the first university centers of the North and Northeast of Brazil. In 1948, the construction of the university's campus starts; the discussion about the construction's site started a year before that. Between the cogitated places were terrains in the neighborhoods of Joana Bezerra, Santo Amaro and Ibura, the Faculty of Law's area, in Recife's centre; this choice was made in function of a project to the construction of an avenue in the place. Climatic conditions and the topography of the terrain were considered; the resources given in the acquisition and implantation of the university's campus were provenient of the state's government, that allocated 0,10% of sale taxes and consignations to the project's edification.
The first buildings to be built on campus were the vivarium, a space dedicated to animal farming, that used to be located in the area which nowadays the Department of Nutrition and the Center of Health Sciences are located. The campus architetonic project's conception was made by a Venezian architect named Mário Russo. In 1965, the University of Recife became the Federal University of Pernambuco, authority tied to MEC. UFPE has an urban campus of research in Cidade Universitária with an area of 149 hectares named Campus Universitário Reitor Joaquim Amazonas; the central administration is located in the campus, along with nine of the ten academic centers headquartered in Recife, sixty seven departments, the Colégio de Aplicação, the Central Library, ten sectorial libraries, the Center of Information Technology, the University's Publisher, the Center of Physical Education and Sports, the Center of Hospitality and Tourism, Keizo Azami's Immunopathology Laboratory and the Hospital das Clínicas.
It holds the Centro de Convenções and Concha Acústica. Between UFPE's natural areas, the main one is the Cavouco stream; the Center of Juridic Sciences, the Center of Juridic Practices, the Center of Continued Education, the Center of Radio and Television, the Pernambuco's Memorial of Medicine and Benfica's Cultural Center are all located in Recife's centre. Headquartering the Academic Center of Agreste, that in its first years functioned provisionally in the Commercial Polo of Caruaru, holds classrooms, a library, an informatics lab and courses' coordinations. In 2009, the Academic Center of Agreste had all of its activities transferred to the definitive campus. Courses The Academic Center of Agreste offers 11 courses. Business Administration and Management Economic Sciences Design Social Communication Civil Engineering Production Engineering Physics Medicine Chemistry Pedagogy The Academic Center of Vitória, headquartered in Vitória de Santo Antão, functions in installations donated by the Town Hall, an old building from 1927, that held a hospital and an agrotechnic school, divided in three blocks: an administrative block and two blocks dedicated to education.
Courses Biological Sciences Physical Education Nursing Nutrition Collective Health UFPE offers more than 90 undergraduate courses and 198 post-graduate courses, with about 40,000 students and 2,000 professors. UFPE's first post-graduate courses were created in 1967. Since there's been a quantitative and qualitative evolution. Of the four initial master's degrees, the university has 71, 45 doctorates and 64 specialization courses, in the areas of Human Sciences and Arts. UFPE is divided in centers, where the departments are located, counting with supplementary organs for administrative and academical support. Brazil University Rankings Universities and Higher Education in Brazil http://acertodecontas.blog.br/educacao/burocracia-desorganizao-e-falta-de-respeito-o-dia-a-dia-na-ufpe/ http://ne10.uol.com.br/canal/vestibular/noticia/2011/02/17/covest-entrega-documentos-ao-mpf-257768.php http://pe360graus.gl
Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro
The Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, is one of the four federally funded public universities in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has several campuses including two in Urca neighborhood, it was established on June 5, 1979. The university was ranked in the 23rd place in the Government's ENADE classification, in 2006. In 2010, it was given a score of 4 out of 5 in ENADE's system of evaluation. UNIRIO has its origins in the Federation of Isolated Schools of the State of Guanabara, created in 1969, that brought together institutions of higher education that were operating in isolation, it integrated traditional institutions such as the Central School of Nutrition, the Alfredo Pinto Nursing School, the National Conservatory of Theater, the Villa-Lobos Institute, the School of Medicine and Surgery of Rio de Janeiro and the National Library's course in Library Science. With the fusion of the states of Guanabara and Rio de Janeiro, in 1975, FEFIEG became the Federation of Isolated Federal Schools of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Two years the National Archive's Permanent Course in Archive and the National Historic Museum Course in Museums were incorporated. In 1979 FEFIERJ was institutionalized with the name of University of Rio de Janeiro. In 2003 the name was changed to Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Official site
Federal University of Goiás
The Federal University of Goiás is a publicly funded university located in the Brazilian state of Goiás, headed in Goiânia and with campuses in the municipalities of Catalão, City of Goiás, Jataí. Founded on December 14, 1960, after the merger of existing colleges, UFG is the only federally funded institution of higher education in the state, the richest and most populous in the Central-West Region of Brazil; the activities of the university involves 28,899 students in 150 undergraduate courses. According to the National Institute of Studies and Research on Education, linked to the Ministry of Education, UFG is the second best university in the Central-West Region, behind only University of Brasília; the university administers the 144 hectares Professor José Ângelo Rizzo Biological Reserve, a protected conservation unit created in 1969 in the municipality of Mossâmedes. Official website Official website
Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro
The Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro is a public university located in the city of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil FMTM and transformed into a university in 2005 by a federal government decree. The courses taught are: Agronomy, Biological Sciences, Field Education, Physical Education, Physics, Geography, Linguistics, Medicine, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Engineering, Production Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical engineering; the Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro is a Federal Institution of Higher Education. It was founded on May 1953 under the name of Triângulo Mineiro Medical School. Following the success and national and international recognition in the training of physicians, the FMTM served as the basis for the creation of Nursing and Biomedicine courses and in the creation of UFTM, it has its headquarters in Abadia neighborhood, in Uberaba. The UFTM has a total area of 108,889.41m², 27,494.44m² of the Hospital of Clinics of UFTM.
The University presents an area of influence in the region of Triângulo Mineiro and today it sees its area of influence extended, extending to the interior of São Paulo, Goiás, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul. The teaching provided by UFTM has been recognized as quality due to its scientific maturation, the progressive qualification of its faculty, investments in research and extension activities aimed at meeting the needs and aspirations of the local community and the region. There has always been a growing interest in UFTM to carry out the indissociability of teaching and extension, in its 50 years of existence the UFTM has been outstanding in the research area, with its concerns aimed at solving local and regional problems. In this sense, it has dedicated special attention to Chagas disease, Schistosomiasis and other common tropical diseases in the region. Traditional in the health study, the Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, former Faculty of Medicine of Triângulo Mineiro, was founded in 1953, obtaining authorization for the operation of the Medical Course from 1954.
Since its foundation, it has developed in the aspects quantitative and qualitative and operating, as of 1989, the Undergraduate Nursing, from 2000 the Graduate Course in Biomedicine, baccalaureate. In 2006, the Undergraduate Courses in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Licentiate in Portuguese / Spanish and Portuguese / English Literature were implemented. In 2009, undergraduate courses in Biological Sciences, Physical Education, Geography, Mathematics, Social Work were implemented. In 2010, undergraduate courses in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Engineering, Production Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering were implemented; the Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro offers, at the Lato Sensu Postgraduate level, nineteen Medical Residency Programs in various specialties and two Specialization courses. At the undergraduate level Strito Sensu, he created in 1987 the Postgraduate Master's Degree in Human Pathology and now offers Master's and Doctorate in Pathology and in Tropical Medicine and Infectology.
Since 1987, it has been offered the Course of Perfection in Tropical Medicine with 10 vacancies annually, where students from all over Latin America are received. Due to the high demand and seeking to materialize its proposal to expand teaching activities in the health area, in 1990 the UFTM obtained authorization to create the Cefores - Special Health Training Center, with the objective of training technicians to work in the offering five technical courses. == Chronological facts ==1953 - Foundation - authorization to operate the Undergraduate Medical Course 1960 - Federalization 1972 - Official start of lato sensu 1980 - Official Home of the Medical Residence 1982 - Inauguration of Teaching Hospital 1987 - Beginning of the stricto sensu 1989 - Creation of the Undergraduate Nursing Course 1990 - Implementation of CEFORES, Special Health Training Center 1999 - Creation of the Undergraduate Course in Biomedicine 2005 - Transformation at Federal University of the Triângulo Mineiro 2006 - Implantation of five new courses 2008 - Implementation of the Psychology Undergraduate course 2009 - Implementation of eight new courses 2010 - Implantation of seven new courses 2012 - Implementation of the Interdisciplinary Field Education Course Data taken from the institution's website: http://www.uftm.edu.br/ UFTM offers undergraduate and stricto sensu courses and vocational courses, organizes various events.
UFTM libraries are available for book lending for the entire UFTM internal community and the external community. GRADUATION - CAMPI UBERABA The UFTM made available in 2012, 1,354 places in the 25 undergraduate courses: Biomedicine Biological Sciences - Ba