Federal University of Pará

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Federal University of Pará
Established July 2, 1957
Type Public university
Budget R$ 958.316.430,50 (2011)[1]
Rector Carlos Edílson Maneschy
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 41,115[1]
Undergraduates 34,525[1]
Postgraduates 6,590[1]
Location Belém (main campus), Abaetetuba, Altamira, Bragança, Castanhal, Cametá, Capanema, Breves, Tucuruí, and Soure, Pará, Brazil
Website Portal UFPA

The Federal University of Pará (Portuguese: Universidade Federal do Pará; UFPA) is one of the three public universities maintained by the Brazilian federal government in the state of Pará. It was ranked as the 15th largest Brazilian university in a 2011 academic ranking by the number of enrollments.[2] The university has over 40,000 students enrolled in its courses, which are offered across its many campuses in the cities of Belém, Abaetetuba, Altamira, Bragança, Castanhal, Cametá, Capanema, Breves, Tucuruí and Soure. Among UFPA research teams, there are many nationally recognized groups, particularly in the fields of parasitology, tropical diseases and, Geosciences.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "UFPA em números". Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  2. ^ List of the largest Brazilian universiites by number of enrollments Access date 27-01-2013.

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