It was founded in September 7th 1927 by the name of University of Minas Gerais (UMG). Nearly one hundred years later the institution is the national leader when it comes to education, university extension, culture, scientific research and patent generation in several fields of knowledge.
Seventy-seven undergraduate courses, 80 post-graduation programs
More than 900 research centers.
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Great university, with focus on research.
This university is the 7th best university of South America. I am computer graduated student and to study PhD in bioinformatics, all students have to take a selection process to begin the PhD graduation. I took the biology exam and I was the second place in this selection process. I have taken 12 courses in my PhD so far and I have got 10 A's, 1 B and one C.
The Federal University of Minas Gerais is one of the best Universities in Brazil. During my time there I've had classes with some of the most important researchers in the field of Education. Students have the opportunity to participate in comunity oriented programmes and also international experiences. As a public university, insuficient funding sometimes is a problem, but...
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