Federal University of Alagoas

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Federal University of Alagoas
Universidade Federal do Alagoas
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Other names
Motto Scientia ad Sapientiam
Type Public university system, Federal
Established January 25, 1961[1] (Law School dates from 1933)
Endowment R$ 252.614.397,13 (2006)[2]
Rector Eurico de Barros Lobo Filho
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 31,707
Location Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
Campus 3 campuses: (Maceió/A. C. Simões, Arapiraca and Delmiro Gouveia/Sertão);
Website [1]

Located in the city of Maceió, the Federal University of Alagoas (Portuguese: Universidade Federal de Alagoas, UFAL or Ufal) is the major university in coastal state Alagoas and one of the main research centers in Brazilian north eastern region (one of the five regions of Brazil). It is located very near the city's airport.

Academic units[edit]

  • EEF - School of Nursing and Pharmacy;
  • CONTACT - Faculty of Arts;
  • ICS - Institute of Social Sciences;
  • IC - Institute of Computing;
  • IF - Institute of Physics;
  • ICAT - Institute of Atmospheric Sciences;
  • IM - Institute of Mathematics;
  • IQB - Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology;
  • CTEC - Center for Technology;
  • FALE - Faculty of Letters;
  • FAU - College of Architecture and Urbanism;
  • FOUFAL - School of Dentistry;
  • FEAC - Faculty of Economics, Management and Accounting;
  • FN - School of Nutrition;
  • FSSO - School of Social Service;
  • FAMED - School of Medicine;
  • ECSC - Center for Agricultural Sciences;
  • CEDU - Education Center;
  • FDA - Faculty of Law of Alagoas;
  • ICBS - Institute of Biological Sciences and Health;
  • IGDEMA - Institute of Geography, Development and Environment;
  • ICHCA - Institute of Social Sciences, Communication and Arts.
  • IP - Institute of Psychology

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "A UFAL — Universidade Federal de Alagoas" (in Portuguese). Ufal.edu.br. 2003-12-29. Retrieved 2012-03-11. 
  2. ^ Portal da Transparência Archived September 14, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

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