REARI Institution

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz

Fiocruz is the main non-university institution for the training and qualification of personnel for the Unified Health System (SUS) and for the area of science and technology in health in Brazil. Its students come from all regions of the country and also from abroad, especially from Latin America and Portuguese-speaking Africa.

Its programs are offered at the various Units of Fiocruz, at the graduate level – masters’ and doctorate degrees with academic and professional programs; specialization degrees and residency (medical and multiprofessional); Professional Education: initial, continued, and Technical Training of Middle Level and Education of Youth and Adults.

Graduate mobility
Research Laboratories

Courses in English

Main Area

Heath Sciences

Life at Fiocruz

  • Campuses in 11 Brazilian states
  • 48 Graduate Programs (academic and professional)
  • More than 50 nationally referenced laboratories
  • 3 Hospitals (Practical Internship) – one for Covid-19, internationally referenced
  • Fiocruz “Strategy 2030 Agenda”
  • Libraries in all Fiocruz units
  • Student Housing
  • Student Support (CAD)
  • Medicine Residency / Multiprofessional Residency
  • Internship and Double Degree Programmes
  • Research facilities in the Antarctic Station Comandante Ferraz
  • Fiocruz Laboratory on the Continent: Coordination of Networks in the Latin American Countries, Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP), BRICS, and Pasteur Network
  • 5 Collaborating Centers for Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO)
  • WHO Reference Laboratory for Covid-19 in the Americas
  • PAHO/WHO mNRA hub in Latin America

Contact Information

President: Prof. Mario Santos Moreira
International Relations Representative: Prof. Paulo Marchiori Buss

International Cooperation Office
Avenida Brasil, 4365 – Manguinhos
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil


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