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Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

Founded in 1948, PUCRS is a reference in higher education and research in the country and in the world. A Marist university of excellence, aimed at the comprehensive education of our students, in their religious, humanistic, scientific, professional and citizen dimensions, and which contribute to the development and progress of Rio Grande do Sul and Brazil.

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About

Located in Porto Alegre, the southernmost capital of Brazil, the PUCRS campus offers a true university experience in an environment that fosters learning and growth, combining extensive and modern facilities with a highly qualified faculty.

PUCRS is a microcosm of society, where thousands of people circulate daily. It is a living environment, growing harmoniously in size, complexity and quality.

Increasingly consolidating its name as a top research university, committed to knowledge advancement, as well as to scientific and technological progress, PUCRS advances the economic and social development of its surrounding community.

The quality level of research conducted at PUCRS directly reflects its excellence in teaching, in both graduate and undergraduate programs.

This teaching-research interaction is the driving force distinguishing the quality of PUCRS, strengthening its role in the community.

Research

Increasingly consolidating its name as a top research university, committed to knowledge advancement, as well as to scientific and technological progress, PUCRS advances the economic and social development of its surrounding community.

The quality level of research conducted at PUCRS directly reflects its excellence in teaching, in both graduate and undergraduate programs.

This teaching-research interaction is the driving force distinguishing the quality of PUCRS, strengthening its role in the community.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
801
2019
801
2018
801
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
801
2019
801
2018
801
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
1119
2019
-
2018
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