Federal Fluminense University History
The Fluminense Federal University was created in 1960 with the name of the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UFERJ). It originated in the year 1912 and from the incorporation of the Federal Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Law (1912), Medicine (1926) and Veterinary Medicine (1936); (1944), Social Service (1945), Engineering (1952), and other two, private, Economic Sciences (1942) and Philosophy (1947). After being federalized and incorporated, this union was renamed Fluminense Federal University.
Federal Fluminense University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Federal Fluminense University offers 126 undergraduate programs, 333 graduate programs and have more than 20,000 subjects in undergraduate courses. It also includes a Master’s degree and doctorate degree and Specialization in MBA and Residence. The University also includes courses like 206 LATO SENSU and 127 STRICTO SENSU. The University has more than 3500 academic staff including 70,000 students and 60,000 undergraduate students.
Federal Fluminense University Campuses
Federal Fluminense University has 3 campuses. The main campus is Gragoata Campus, the second one campus is Praia Vermelha Campus and the third one is Valonguinho Campus.Its headquarters and the major number of UFF unities are located in the city of Niterói. Besides Niterói, the university has educational unities in different cities within the Rio de Janeiro state, being the Federal University gift within the highest range of municipalities within the country. UFF is also part of the CEDERJ Consortium, which teaches distance learning undergraduate courses through centers located in the Rio de Janeiro state.
Federal Fluminense University Achievements
A study conducted by professors, researchers and undergraduate and graduate students of the Federal Fluminense University (UFF), the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Research Institute (JBRJ), the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and Portsmouth University (England) received, on July 28, the Prize for Best Scientific Article, the Provasoli Award , awarded by the Phycological Society of America. The University also came up with the research of Selenium, selenoproteins and cancer risk - using genomics in nutrition research (Selenium, selenoproteins and cancer risk - using genomics in research on nutrition).
Federal Fluminense University USP
Federal Fluminense University, considered one of the main centers of excellence in Brazil, ranked in the 17th in the Center for World University Rankings of the best universities and 889th in world position. UFF is among the highest twenty-five universities in Latin America, according to research published by the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities. Besides, UFF has become the sixteenth largest university inside the country, the sixth-largest public university and conjointly the third-largest federal university inside the country. The University has always been committed to its motto of “Learn, Teach, Sow”.
Federal Fluminense University Notable Alumni
Marcelo Freixo (Brazilian Politician), Graças Foster (Brazilian business executive), EdirMacedo (Brazilian writer), Roberto DaMatta (Brazilian anthropologist), Alessandro Molon (Brazilian federal deputy)
Federal Fluminense University Programs
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