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Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

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National and internationally recognized for the high quality of teaching as well as for its commitment to research, the UFRJ distinguishes itself in several fields of study. The institution’s excellence can be attested by international indicators which place the UFRJ among the top ten Latin American Universities. Currently, the university offers 162 undergraduate programs, 116 master’s programs, 75 doctorate programs, 116 extension projects, and 281 sensu lato post-graduate courses. The UFRJ is responsible for 44.000 students (32.000 undergraduate students, 9.000 master’s and doctorate students, 2.000 sensu lato post-graduate students, and 1.000 e-learning students), 3.613 professors and researchers, and 8.500 technical-administrative workers.

Country Brazil
School name Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
City Rio de Janeiro
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
School of Physical Education and Sports
School of Nursing Anna Nery
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Dentistry
Institute of Biophysics Carlos Chagas Filho
Institute of Biology
Institute of Medical Biochemistry
Institute of Biomedical Sciences
Institute of Diseases of the Chest
Institute for the Study of Public Health
Institute of Gynecology
Institute of Microbiology Professor Paulo de Goes
Institute of Neurology Deolindo Couto
Institute of Nutrition Josué de Castro
Institute of Psychiatry
Institute of Pediatrics and Child Care Martagão Gesteira
Heart Institute Edson Abdullah Saad
Faculty of Business Administration and Accounting
National Law School
Institute of Economics
Research Institute and City and Regional Planning
Institute of Physics
Institute of Geosciences
Institute of Mathematics
Institute of Chemistry
School of Communication
School of Social Work
Faculty of Education
Institute of Philosophy and Social Sciences
Institute of History
Institute of Psychology
School of Fine Arts
School of Music
Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism
Faculty of Foreign Languages
School of Chemistry
Department of Engineering - Polytechnic School
Agricultural Sciences
Biological Sciences
Health Sciences
Exact and Earth Sciences
Applied Social Sciences
Linguistics, Letters and Arts
Multidisciplinary Studies
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class Portuguese, English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1920
The number of students (Undergraduate) N/A
The number of students (Graduate) N/A
Test required for admission Undergraduate: entrance exam in Portuguese (Exchange opportunities depend on the applicants home University)
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 301-400
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 284
THE Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
Address Av. Pedro Calmon, 550 Prédio da Reitoria - 2º andar Gabinete do Reitor Cidade Universitária Rio de Janeiro RJ Brasil 21941-901"
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