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Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

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The Graduate and Undergraduate programs at UFRGS offer a comprehensive education for many fields of knowledge. This academic environment includes 87 types of undergraduate programs, and 3 e-learning undergraduate programs, 71 Academic Master degrees, 9 Professional Master Degrees and 68 PhD degrees. Beyond the classroom, Undergraduate students at UFRGS can find many extracurricular opportunities such as teaching experiences (monitoring, teaching introduction, tutorial education programs, education programs for work in health environments), research projects and technological development (scientific initiation, technological development initiation) and outreach projects. Such opportunities emphasize the connection between teaching, research and extension projects in the student's learning process. Academic mobility is also being strengthened every year, characterizing the University's inclusion both nationally and internationally. Student exchanges, internships and double degrees, are developed with many national and foreign Education Institutions for both Undergraduate and Graduate courses.

Country Brazil
School name Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
City Porto Alegre
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Accounting
Actuarial Sciences
Administration
Agriculture And Life Sciences
Architecture And Urban Planning
Archival Sciences
Automation And Control Engineering
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences - E-learning
Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology
Cartographic Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Sciences
Dance
Dental Medicine
Design
Economy
Electrical Engineering
Energy Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Food Engineering
Geography
Geology
Health Policies And Systems Analysis
History
History Of Art
Hydraulic Engineering
International Relations
Language And Literature
Language And Literature - English - E-learning
Law
Library Studies
Manufacturing Engineering
Mass Communication In Multimedia
Materials Science And Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics - E-learning
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
Metallurgical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Museum Studies
Music
Music - E-learning
Nursing
Nutrition
Pedagogy
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Physics Engineering
Physiotherapy
Psychology
Public Policy
Social Work
Sociology
Speech And Language Pathology
Statistics
Theater Arts
Veterinary Medicine
Visual Arts
Visual Arts - E-learning
Zootechnics
Faculty
(Graduate)
Agribusiness
Agricultural And Environmental Microbiology
Animal Biology
Applied Mathematics
Architecture And Urban Planning
Biochemistry
Botany
Business Administration
Cardiology And Cardiovascular Sciences
Cellular And Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child And Adolescent Health
Civil Engineering
Communication And Information (Doctorate)
Computer Sciences
Computer Sciences (Doctorate)
Dental Medicine
Design
Ecology
Economy
Education
Electrical Engineering
Endocrinology
Epidemiology
Food Sciences And Technology
Gastrointestinal Sciences
Genetics And Molecular Biology
Geography
Geosciences
History
Human Movement Sciences (Doctorate)
Information And Communication
Information Technology In Education (Doctorate)
Inter-institutional Program In Administration (Doctorate)
Inter-institutional Program In Business Administration
Inter-institutional Program In Civil Engineering
Inter-institutional Program In Economy (Doctorate)
Inter-institutional Program In Human Movement Sciences
Inter-institutional Program In Information Technology In Education (Doctorate)
Inter-institutional Program In Languages And Literature
Inter-institutional Program In Manufacturing Engineering (Doctorate)
Inter-institutional Program In Material Sciences (Doctorate)
Inter-institutional Program In Rural Development (Doctorate)
Inter-institutional Program In Urban And Regional Planning
Inter-institutional Water Resources And Environmental Engineering
International Relations
International Strategic Studies
Language And Literature
Law
Life And Health Chemistry - Higher Education Institutes Association
Manufacturing Engineering
Material Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Sciences
Microelectronics
Mining, Materials, And Metallurgical Engineering
Music
Neuroscience
Nursing
Performing Arts
Pharmaceutical Assistance
Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology (Doctorate)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy
Physics
Physics Teaching
Physiology
Plant Sciences
Political Sciences
Psychiatry
Psychology
Pulmonology
Remote Sensing
Rural Development
Social And Institutional Psychology
Social Anthropology
Sociology
Soil Sciences
Surgery
Urban And Regional Planning
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Medicine: Equines
Visual Arts
Water Resources And Environmental Engineering
Zootechnics
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class Portuguese, English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1895
The number of students (Undergraduate) 26,468
The number of students (Graduate) 9,329
Test required for admission Undergraduate: entrance exam in Portuguese (Exchange opportunities depend on the applicants home University)
% applicants admitted 15.26%
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 401-500
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 501-550
THE Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
Address Av. Paulo Gama, 110 - Bairro Farroupilha - Porto Alegre - Rio Grande do Sul CEP: 90040-060
Link to official website http://www.ufrgs.br/english/home
Link to contact website relinter@gabinete.ufrgs.br