Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul

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Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul
Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul
Logo-UFMS.jpg
Latin: Universitas Silvestris Meridianus Brasiliensis
Other names
UFMS
TypePublic, (Federal)
EstablishedJuly 4, 1979
RectorMarcelo Augusto Santos Turine
Location
Campo Grande (main campus)
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CampusUrban, rural
ColoursCornflower blue, White
Websitehttp://www.ufms.br/

The Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul[1] (Portuguese: Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, UFMS), is a public university located in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil.

History[edit]

The university was founded on July 4, 1979, after the state of Mato Grosso was split and the southern part became Mato Grosso do Sul.

Campuses[edit]

The university has seven campuses, located in Campo Grande, Aquidauana, Corumbá, Coxim, Paranaíba and Três Lagoas. And a new campus has been added in Chapadão do Sul

Academics[edit]

Campo Grande campus[edit]

Aquidauana campus[edit]

Bonito campus[edit]

Criticism[edit]

The university has been criticized for owning Morenão, a soccer stadium used by professional teams. Critics say that the purchase of the stadium was a wrong use of governmental funds. However, part of Morenão is used for academic research.

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