Federal University of Mato Grosso

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Federal University of Mato Grosso
Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso
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Other names
TypePublic, (Federal)
EstablishedDecember 10 1970
RectorMyrian Thereza de Moura Serra
Cuiabá (main campus)
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CampusUrban, rural

The Federal University of Mato Grosso (Portuguese: Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, UFMT) was created in 1970. Located in the capital city of Cuiabá, it serves the entire state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Teaching, research and extension programs are concentrated in 12 graduate programs, 63 undergraduate courses and a variable number of diploma courses in life, social and exact sciences. Nearly 20,000 students are formally enrolled. Its Medicine Faculty got, in 2007, the best average grade among Brazilian Medicine schools in the ENADE (National Students Exam).


  • (In Portuguese)
  • GIANEZINI, Kelly. O processo de expansão do ensino superior em Mato Grosso. Dissertação de Mestrado. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Sociologia da UFRGS, 2009. 250p.

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Coordinates: 15°36′31″S 56°03′49″W / 15.6087°S 56.0637°W / -15.6087; -56.0637