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Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

Av. Ipiranga, 6681 - Partenon Porto Alegre - RS View map
Brazil
#801-1000
Private
High
8,814
620
150

Undergraduate Overview

PUCRS offers undergraduate programs in Arts and Humanities; Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health; Engineering and Technology; Computer Sciences; Life Sciences; Physical Sciences; Social Sciences; Business and Economics. The University offers qualified professors and a complete infrastructure, with laboratories that stimulate and reinforce learning. These programs promote the human and professional development of our students, cultivating solidarity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

At PUCRS students have access to one of the most technologically advanced libraries in South America, covering every area of knowledge: The Irmão José Otão Main Library.  With more than 1 million volumes, including books, journals, theses, dissertations, CDs and DVDs (including materials for the visually impaired), it covers 21,000 square meters of built área. The library provides an environment conducive to studying, with rooms equipped with computers, wireless internet access, special lighting, group and individual study rooms, reading areas with natural light, and an external study room.

PUCRS also offers to undergraduate students the services of The Academic Mobility Office (CMA), responsible for disseminating opportunities of academic exchange, conducting selection processes, handling applications, monitoring and guiding students. Such processes include domestic and foreign institutions linked to several Cultural and Study Programs. 

University Highlights

Total students - 8,814

23%
77%

International students - 150

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 620

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612

Total students - 8,814

23%
77%

International students - 150

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 620

612
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