Federal University of Technology – Paraná

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Federal University of Technology – Paraná
Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná
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Other name
UTFPR
Motto Tecnologia e Humanismo
Motto in English
Technology and Humanism
Type Public, State Assisted
Established September 23, 1909 (School of Apprentices)
October 7, 2005 (University)
Rector Prof. Dr. Carlos Eduardo Cantarelli
Academic staff
1,697 (Headcount)
Students 21,092
Location Apucarana, Campo Mourão, Cornélio Procópio, Curitiba, Dois Vizinhos, Francisco Beltrão, Guarapuava, Londrina, Medianeira, Ponta Grossa, Pato Branco, Santa Helena and Toledo, Paraná, Brazil
Colors Yellow and black
Nickname UTFPR
Website http://www.utfpr.edu.br

The Federal University of Technology – Parana (Portuguese: Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, UTFPR)[1] is a federal university with campuses in thirteen cities of the Brazilian state of Paraná. It is one of the most renowned universities in Brazil, formerly known as CEFET-Paraná.

Campi[edit]

The campi are located in the following cities:

UTFPR - Curitiba

History[edit]

On September 23, 1909, the President of Brazil, Nilo Peçanha created the Escolas de Aprendizes e Artífices (Schools of Apprentices and Artificers), in the Paraná state this school started in January 16, 1910 named Escola de Aprendizes e Artífices do Paraná (School of Apprentices and Artificers of Paraná).

Two decades later, it started acting as a basic education school and was renamed Industrial Lyceum of Curitiba (Portuguese: Liceu Industrial de Curitiba) in 1937. Later it was instituted together with federal industrial schools, renamed Technical School of Curitiba (Portuguese: Escola Técnica de Curitiba) in 1942 and then to Federal Technical School of Paraná (Portuguese: Escola Técnica Federal do Paraná) in 1959.

In 1978 it became a Federal Center of Technological Education.,[2] renamed Federal Center of Technological Education of Paraná (Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica do Paraná, shortened CEFET-PR).

On October 7, 2005, president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva transformed it into the first Federal University of Technology in Brazil, renamed Federal University of Technology - Paraná (Portuguese: Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, shortened UTFPR). It still acts as a technical high school, classified as the best of Paraná, according to the Brazilian education index ENEM. And today is the best federal university in the state according to the Ministry of Education (MEC).[3][4][5]

Year Portuguese name English name
1909 Escola de Aprendizes Artífices do Paraná Paraná's Schools of Apprentices and Artificers
1937 Liceu Industrial do Paraná Paraná's Industrial Lyceum
1942 Escola Técnica de Curitiba Curitiba's Technical School
1959 Escola Técnica Federal do Paraná Paraná's Federal Technical School
1978 Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica do Paraná Paraná's Federal Center of Technological Education
2005 Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná Paraná's Federal Technological University

Degrees[edit]

UTFPR offers Licentiate, Bachelor, Bachelor of Engineering and technology degrees.

Curitiba[edit]

Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Curitiba.

Licentiate[edit]

Bachelor[edit]

Engineering[edit]

Technology[edit]

  • Institutional communication
  • Concrete technology
  • Graphic design
  • Electrical commercial management
  • Manufacture management
  • Industrial mechatronics
  • Environmental management
  • Radiology
  • Telecommunications
  • Internet systems

Londrina[edit]

Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Londrina.

Licentiate[edit]

Engineering[edit]

Technology[edit]

Medianeira[edit]

Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Medianeira.

Bachelor[edit]

Licentiate[edit]

Engineering[edit]

Technology[edit]

Pato Branco[edit]

Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Pato Branco.

Licentiate[edit]

Bachelor[edit]

Engineering[edit]

Technology[edit]

Ponta Grossa[edit]

Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Ponta Grossa.

Bachelor[edit]

Engineering[edit]

Technology[edit]

Dois Vizinhos[edit]

Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Dois Vizinhos

Bachelor[edit]

Engineering[edit]

Technology[edit]

Santa Helena[edit]

Those are the degrees offered by the UTFPR campus in Santa Helena.

Licentiate[edit]

Bachelor[edit]


External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DELIBERA: I – adotar como denominação oficial em língua inglesa para Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná a expressão: FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY – PARANÁ." [1]
  2. ^ Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná - Campus Curitiba
  3. ^ http://exame.abril.com.br/carreira/noticias/as-melhores-universidades-do-brasil-segundo-o-mec
  4. ^ http://exame.abril.com.br/carreira/noticias/as-melhores-instituicoes-de-ensino-superior-do-brasil
  5. ^ http://portal.inep.gov.br/educacao-superior/indicadores/indice-geral-de-cursos-igc

Coordinates: 12°11′51″S 38°58′00″W / 12.1975°S 38.9667°W / -12.1975; -38.9667