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2013

General Data

First Schools 1895
Universidade de Porto Alegre 1934
Universidade do Rio Grande do Sul 1947
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul 1950
Territorial Area 22.003.749 m²
Porto Alegre 6.248.298 m²
Tramandaí 150.459 m²
Eldorado do Sul 15.566.000 m²
Imbé 95.924 m²
Other Units 38.590 m²
Built-up Area 393.859m²

 

Education

Undergraduate Programs

Attendance Courses 89
Online Learning Courses  (Offered in 2010) 8
Admission Spots (Vestibular) 5.444
Number of Applicants 46.244

 

Graduate Programs

Masters Programs 72
Doctorate Programs 69
Professionalizing Graduate Education - Master Programs 9
Graduate Specialization Programs (lato Sensu ) 170
In development 105
Completed 65
CAPES' Evaluation - Grade 7 13 (16,05%)
CAPES' Evaluation - Grade 6 17 (20,99%)
CAPES' Evaluation - Grade 5 28 (34,57%)
CAPES' Evaluation - Grade 4 17 (20,99%)
CAPES' Evaluation - Grade 3 6 (7,40%)

 

Primary and Secondary Education

Colégio de Aplicação
Instituto de Pesquisas Hidráulicas

 

Enrolled Students

Undergraduate

2013/1 28.958
2013/2 29.212
E-Learning 373
Scholarship holders 
1.986

 

Graduate Programs

Doctorate 5.179
Masters 5.299
Specialization 7.038
Special Students 2.474
Medicine Residency (HCPA) 421
Veterinary Residency (HCV) 35
Scholarship holders (Masters/Doctorate) 2.255

 

Primary and Secondary Education

Total number of students: 756

 

Educação Básica, Técnica e Tecnológica
Ensino Regular 653
EJA 275
Instituto de Pesquisas Hidráulicas
Técnico em Hidrologia 103

 

Granted Academic Degrees

Bachelor's and Teaching Degrees

Total number of students: 2.979
Attendance Courses 2.782
Online Learning Courses 197

 

Graduate Degrees

Total number of students: 2.225
Doctoral Degrees 737
Master's Degrees 1.408
Professional Master's Degree 80

 

Units, Offices and Resources

Campi 6
Teaching Units 27
Offices & Resources
University Printing House
Central Warehouse
Economy Studies and Research Center
Management Studies and Research Center
Agricultural Experiments Station
Veterinary Clinical Hospital
Center for Social Research in Dentistry
Ecology Center
Center for Coastal, Marine and Limnological Studies
Supplementary Resources
Central Library
Data Processing Center
Educational Broadcasting Center
National Supercomputing Center
Theater and Movie Theater
University Publishing House
Latin American Institute for Advanced Studies
Museum
Electron Microscopy
Intitute of Historical and Cultural Heritage (IpaHC)

Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre

 

Faculty

Undergraduate 2.612
Permanent Teachers 2.547
Temporary Teachers 65
Primary and Secondary Education 121
Permanent Teachers 105
Temporary Teachers 16
Doctoral Degree holders 2.253 (88,46%)
Master's Degree holders 203 (7,97%)
Working exclusively of UFRGS 2.188 (85,90%)
Women 1.124 (44,13%)
Men 1.423 (55,87%)

 

Staff

Total number of employees: 2.799
Doctoral Degree holders 68
Master's Degree holders 281
Graduate Specialization Degree holders 598
Bachelor's or Teaching Degree holders 639
Secondary Education 1.213
Men 1.395(49,84%)
Women 1.404(50,16%)
Outsourcing workers 2.089

 

Research

Research Groups
797
Researchers 5.348
Researchers
(UFRGS's teachers)
2.184
Staff 280
Undergraduate students 2.884
Ongoing Projects 7.957

 

INCTs - Institutos Nacionais de Ciência e Tecnologia (National Science and Technology Institutes)

Cryosphere INCT
INCT for Excitotoxicity  and Neuroprotection
Medical Populational Genetics INCT
Translational Medicine INCT
Women's Health and Hormones INCT
INCT for HEalth Technologies Evaluation (IATES - Avaliação de Tecnologias em Saúde)

 

Interdisciplinary Centers

State Center for Research in Remote Sensing
RS Biotechnology Center – CBIOT

Interdisciplinary Center for Studies and Research in Agrobusiness (CEPAN - Centro Interdisciplinar de Estudos e Pesquisar em Agronegócios)

Interdisciplinary Center for New Technologies in Education (CINTED - Centro Interdisciplinar de Novas Tecnologias na Educação)

Interdisciplinary Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Center for International Government Studies (CEGOV - Centro de Estudos Internacionais sobre Governo)

 

Scientific Production
Journal publications indexed on Web of Science 2.636
Quotations Journal publications indexed on Web of Science* 2.819
Presentations at international events (Data collected from SABi in 25/08/2014) 858

Community Outreach

 

Cultural Activities
Cultural Projects 22.859 participants at 96 events
University Movie Theater 11.701 participants at 298 sessions
Museum 18.753 participants at 32 events
Planetarium 42.570 participants at 662 sessions


Library

Libraries 32
Library Collections (Books) 722.027 titles
Library Collections (Journals) 15.508 titles
LUME's Holdings (Digital Repository) 94.670 titles

Computer Laboratories

Computer Laboratories 147

 

Student Assistance

3 Students Residence Halls 523 residents
5 University Restaurants 10.113 daily meals
Students in the Scholarship Program 1.986

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