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Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Established in 1948, the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS is one of the largest and most distinguished higher education institutions in Brazil. Recognized as the best private university in the South of Brazil, PUCRS’s mission was founded on human rights, the principles of Christianity and traditional Marist education. PUCRS is used to produce and disseminate knowledge and promote human and professional development, guided by quality and relevance, with the objective of developing a just and fraternal society. With around 30,000 students, its campus is located in Rio Grande do Sul. PUCRS offers 48 undergraduate programs, 23 Master's degree and 21 Doctoral programs in the following areas of study: Humanities, Applied Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Science and Technology. The Central Campus has many buildings for the academic community such as the Main Auditorium, University Hospital, Museum of Science and Technology, Distance Education Unit, Continuing Education Unit, Technology Park, Events Center, Sports Center and Soccer Stadium, among others. The internationalization of PUCRS is an important goal of the Institutional Strategic Plan 2011-2015, focusing on integrated theoretical and practical procedures as bases for programs developed with partners abroad, aiming to strengthen worldwide relations.
651-700
2014
701+
2015
701+
2016
301-400
2015
301-400
2016
351-400
2017
  • 46.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 71.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 43.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 49.1
    H-index Citations
38
2014
=72
2014
38
2015
85
2015
41
2016
97
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 45.00
    Overall Score
  • 49.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 45.3
    Employer Reputation
38
2014
=72
2014
38
2015
85
2015
41
2016
97
2016
LatAm University Rankings
  • 69.40
    Overall Score
  • 54.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 44.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 57
    Faculty Student
  • 88.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 84.8
    Papers per Faculty
  • 89.9
    International Research Network
  • 95
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 69.7
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
928
International
12

Number of students

13,630
Postgraduate 16%
Undergraduate 84%

Number of international students

125
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%
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