Universidade Luterana do Brasil

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Lutheran University of Brazil
Universidade Luterana do Brasil
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Motto Veritas vos Liberabit
"The Truth Will Set You Free"
Established 1972
Type Private
Religious affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil
Location Canoas, RS, Brazil
Website http://www.ulbra.br
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The Universidade Luterana do Brasil (ULBRA or Ulbra; English: Lutheran University of Brazil) is a university located in the city of Canoas, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Ulbra also has campuses in the cities of Cachoeira do Sul, Carazinho, Gravataí, Guaíba, Porto Alegre, Santa Maria, São Jerônimo and Torres within the state of Rio Grande do Sul, along with universities in the states of Amazonas (Manaus), Goiás (Itumbiara), Pará (Santarém), Porto Velho), Rondônia (Ji-Paraná and Porto Velho), and Tocantins (Palmas)and state of São Paulo.

The university was founded by St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Canoas, and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil.

Ulbra offers several majors, including medicine, which the university became entitled to offer after building its hospital, located within the university premises and currently serving the community of Canoas and neighbouring cities.

They also maintain one of the largest automobile museum, with more than 200 vehicles. From Ford T to 2000 Corvette, even an Indy car piloted by Emerson Fittipaldi when he won Indianapolis 500 and its pace car.

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The university has a football team that plays in the first division of the Campeonato Gaúcho, as well as having teams participate in many sports tournaments, including volleyball, basketball, Judo and Athletics.

As of 2007, Sport Club Ulbra have contested the Campeonato Brasileiro Third Division for the fourth time in a row, but have not been successful in their attempts towards promotion.

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