Federal University of Uberlândia
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Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
|Motto||Compromisso com o ensino público, gratuito e de qualidade (Portuguese)|
Motto in English
|Committed to provide free and high quality public education|
|Established||August 14, 1969 (granted university status as a federation of faculties)|
|Rector||Elmiro Santos Resende|
|Colors||Blue and white|
The Federal University of Uberlândia (Portuguese: Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, UFU) is a Brazilian public university, located in the southwest of Minas Gerais, in Uberlândia, Brazil. The students are admitted through semesterly exams, the vestibular.
As of 2014, UFU offers 55 undergraduate degrees, including a sought-after Medicine degree, Law, Economics, plus Engineering, Business, Science and Art degrees. It offers 19 doctorate programs, 38 master's degree programs, 34 diplomas and 21 medical residence programs.
The first colleges were established in 1960s. At August 14, 1969, the Faculty of Law (founded in 1960), Faculty of Philosopy, Science and Languages (founded in 1960), Faculty of Engineering (founded in 1961) and Faculty of Economics (founded in 1963) were united to build the University of Uberlândia (UnU) with the Brazilian Government confirmation by the decree-law nº 762. In May 24, 1978, University of Uberlândia became the Federal University of Uberlândia by the Law N. 6532.
Rankings and reputation
|THE World||1001+ (2019)|
|USNWR World||1182 (2019)|
At National level, in recent years the Federal University of Uberlândia comes to be one of the twenty better public universities of Brazil. Nowadays, it is at the 13th position of the 106 national public universities.
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