Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

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Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Portuguese: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, UFRN) is a public Brazilian university funded by the Brazilian federal government, located in the city of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

Formally established on December 18, 1960, it includes 60 departments providing over 70 different undergraduate courses, as well as a number of graduate programs.

UFRN is the top ranked university in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, and one of the best among universities from all over the country according to 2012 league tables. [1]

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Coordinates: 5°50′23″S 35°12′04″W / 5.83977°S 35.2012°W / -5.83977; -35.2012