Rio de Janeiro State University

Rio de Janeiro State University is one of the largest universities in Brazil. The university's law school is among the best in the country. Its main campus is located at Francisco Negrão de Lima in the Maracanã neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro city. Other campuses can found at: Nova Friburgo (Polytechnic Institute), Duque de Caxias, Ilha Grande, Resende, Teresópolis, and São Gonçalo.

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History

The history of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) started on December 4, 1950, with the enactment of bylaw No. 547, which creates the new University of the Federal District (UDF). Unlike the homonymous institution, founded in 1935 and abolished in 1939, the new University gained strength and became a reference in higher education, research and extension in the Southeast.

Education

Created from the merger of the School of Economic Sciences of Rio de Janeiro, the Faculty of Law of Rio de Janeiro, the Faculty of Philosophy of La-Fayette Institute and the Faculty of Medical Sciences, the University grew, incorporating and creating new units over the years. The founding colleges joined institutions such as the Industrial Design School (ESDI), the General Hospital Pedro Ernesto (Hupe), the Nursing Rachel Haddock Lobo, among others. In addition, new units were created to meet the demands of the University and the community, such as the Application Institute (CAP) and Editora UERJ (Eduerj), among others.

Research

Each year, the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) expands its infrastructure in research, with the installation of new laboratories, signature technical and scientific agreements, creation of research groups and increase in the support programs. The result is the increase of the scientific production of the University. Currently, UERJ account with approximately 315 research groups and more than a thousand researchers registered in the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq).

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
801
2019
801
2018
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
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2019
1001 -200
2018
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
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2019
590 -61
2018
529
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Library services

Instituted in 1998, the Network Sirius has its origin linked to the University itself, born of the merger of Medical Sciences Faculties of Law, of Economics and Philosophy, Sciences and Letters.His story begins in the 50s, with the foundation of individual libraries. In 1961 it created the Central Library, and within two years, are inaugurated, respectively, the Engineering and Law Libraries.

Student Life

Campus life

In addition to the campus Francisco Negrao de Lima, in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro, the University is present in other municipalities. In Duque de Caxias, located in the Faculty of Education of the Baixada Fluminense; in Nova Friburgo, the Polytechnic Institute; in Resende, the Faculty of Technology; in Sao Goncalo, the School of Teacher Education; Ilha Grande, in the municipality of Angra dos Reis, the Center for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development in Teresopolis, the Department of Tourism Geography Institute.

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