REARI Institution

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

UFRJ was the first university created by the Federal Government, in 1920. In this century, we have developed a lot and overcame several challenges, reaching the expansion of the vacancies offered and the modernization of higher education.

Today we are an important asset of the Brazilian people and an institution internationally recognized for quality education and as a center of excellence in research at the frontier of knowledge, which makes the country proud.

Undergraduate mobility

Graduate mobility

Research Laboratories

Portuguese for foreigners

Main Areas

Architecture; Engineering; Health Sciences; Hard Sciences; Music and Arts; Communication; Social Sciences.

Life at UFRJ

  • University Restaurant
  • University Hospital
  • Libraries
  • Laboratories
  • 9 medical centers including hospitals and specialty clinics
  • Free inter-campus bus lines
  • Buddy program
  • University restaurant / cafeteria
  • Outreach activities available for exchange students
  • “Integra UFRJ” – Free bicycle rentals

Contact Information

President: Prof. Roberto de Andrade Medronho
International Relations Representative: Prof. Papa Matar Ndiaye

International Relations Office
Avenida Pedro Calmon, 550 2º andar – Cidade Universitária
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil


Skip to content