The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ is a Brazilian public and free university recognized by its high quality of teaching as well as by its commitment to research. The institution has four campuses in Rio de Janeiro state: Cidade Universitária, Praia Vermelha, Macaé and Xerém, which is comprised of several institutes, faculties, museums, university hospitals, business incubators, and an ocean basin for research on offshore oil exploration.
Currently, the UFRJ offers 156 undergraduate programs, 94 master’s programs, 75 doctorate programs, 112 extension projects and 315 sensu lato graduate courses. It has a student body of 35399 undergraduate students, 5745 master’s students, 4804 doctorate students, 5281 e-learning students; a staff of 3953 professors and researchers, and 8886 technical-administrative employees.
The UFRJ strongly believes in the creation of an intercultural environment not only as a way to foster academic links, but also to strengthe (more ... )