Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC - Rio) Undergraduate

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as PUC-Rio, is a private non-profit Catholic University created in 1940 with the mission of producing and transmitting knowledge based on humanistic values and Christian ethics. PUC-Rio is a leading research institution that focuses primarily on the development of science and innovation. It is recognized as one of the top five universities in Brazil.

With approximately 1500 faculty members and researchers, the University has 24 Departments organized in four Academic Centers: the Center of Theology and Human Sciences, the Center of Social Sciences, the Center of Science and Technology, and the Center of Biomedical Sciences. PUC-Rio offers 36 Bachelors Programs and 26 Graduate Research Programs for 13.000 undergraduate students, 2.500 graduate students and 7.000 continuing education students.

The International Program Office – CCCI (http://www.puc-rio.br/ccci/) – makes possible the exchange of students, professors and researchers. PUC-Rio offers Programs for undergraduate and graduate international students: Exchange and Short-Term Programs, and Double Degree Programs, among others.

PUC-RIO is located in Gávea, a charming and green neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. Its campus is provided with a complete infrastructure including computer centers and free internet access; libraries; restaurants, bookstore; and cultural and community service projects.

A Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, comumente conhecida como PUC-Rio, é uma universidade particular, confessional e comunitária, fundada em 1940 com a missão de produzir e transmitir saber, baseando-se no respeito aos valores humanos e na ética cristã.

A PUC-Rio é uma universidade de excelência na área de pesquisa científica e de inovação, sendo reconhecida como uma das 5 melhores universidades brasileiras. Possui 24 Departamentos distribuídos em 4 Centros Acadêmicos a saber: Centro de Teologia e Ciências Humanas, Centro de Ciências Sociais, Centro Técnico-Científico e Centro de Ciências Biológicas e Médicas. Com cerca de 2600 professores e pesquisadores, a PUC-Rio oferece 36 cursos de Graduação e 26 Programas de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa. Atualmente possui cerca de 13.000 estudantes de Graduação, 2.500 pós-graduandos e 7.000 alunos de extensão.

A Coordenação Central de Cooperação Internacional – CCCI (http://www.puc-rio.br/ccci/) – viabiliza o intercâmbio de estudantes professores e pesquisadores através de seus programas de intercâmbio em nível de Graduação e de Pós-Graduação. Programas de Intercâmbio de Curta e Longa Duração e de Dupla-Diplomação são algumas das possibilidades oferecidas.

PUC-Rio está localizada na Gávea, bairro agravável e cercado de área verde na Zona Sul do Rio de Janeiro. Seu campus oferece completa infraestrutura que inclui laboratórios de computação, acesso gratuito à internet, bibliotecas, livraria, restaurantes e serviços culturais e comunitários diversos.

Undergraduate Courses

Industrial Engineering
Civil Engineering
Social Work
Electrical Engineering
Arts (Industrial Design)
Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Letters (Modern Languages, Literature and Linguistics)
Institute of International Relations
Petroleum Engineering
Chemistry Engineering
Social Communication (Film, Journalism and Publicity)
Materials Engineering
Administration (Business)


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