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Universidade do Estado da Bahia

Rua Silveira Martins, 2555 Salvador-BA,
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Bahia State University (Universidade do Estado da Bahia, UNEB) is a public university in the Brazilian state of Bahia. It is the largest northeastern Brazilian university and one of the region's most prestigious educational institution.

The university was founded in 1983, regrouping already existing schools in the state of Bahia, such as the Technical Education Center of Bahia, the Faculty of Agronomy of the Middle San Francisco, the Faculty of Teacher Training of Alagoinhas, the Faculty of Teacher Training of Jacobina, the Faculty of Teacher Training of Santo Antônio de Jesus, the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Caetité and the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Juazeiro. The university has subsequently created new departments, becoming one of the largest institutions of higher education in Brazil, with approximately 50,000 enrolled students.

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Total faculty staff - 2,149


Total faculty staff - 2,149

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