Universidade Federal do Rio Grande

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Federal University of Rio Grande
Other names
Former names
Fundação Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Fundação Universidade do Rio Grande
Type Federal, public.
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Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG, in English: Federal University of Rio Grande)[1] is a public Brazilian university funded by the Brazilian federal government, located in the city of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Formally established on October 21st, 1969, it includes 18 departments providing 31 different undergraduate courses, as well as a number of graduate programs.

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  1. ^ Its official name changed in 2008, dropping the word "Foundation", while keeping the historic acronym (FURG), as per Portaria Nº 653/2008 [1]