State University of Ponta Grossa

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State University of Ponta Grossa
Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa
Other name
Type Public University
Established 1969
Rector Carlos Luciano Sant'Ana Vargas
Academic staff
948 (Headcount)
Students 10,739
Location Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
Campus Urban

The State University of Ponta Grossa (Portuguese: Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa, UEPG) is one of the five state universities in Paraná, Brazil. The institution has two campuses in Ponta Grossa city as well as a college ground in each of the following cities: Telêmaco Borba, Palmeira, Castro, São Mateus do Sul e Jaguariaíva.

The Institution offering 28 undergraduate courses and 6 qualifications, in addition to post-graduate courses at the level of specialization, master's and doctoral degrees. Its area of influence covers approximately 22 municipalities of the State of Parana.


The UEPG research was created by the Government of the State of Parana, through the Law 6.034, November 6, 1969, and Decree no 18.111, January 28, 1970, which resulted in the incorporation of the Faculties already existing State and that worked alone in the city of Ponta Grossa. Among them, the State College of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Ponta Grossa, State College of Pharmacy and Dentistry of Ponta Grossa, State College of Law of Ponta Grossa and the State College of Economic Sciences and Administration of Ponta Grossa.

The university is also known in Brazil as a center of excellence in Journalism (area on which UEPG is considered to be among the top ten in the country).[1]


The UEPG research currently offer 7 under-graduate courses in Agricultural Sciences and Technology, 5 courses in Biological Sciences, 6 courses in Humanities, 4 in Exact Sciences, 5 of Social Sciences and 1 courses of Legal Sciences, in addition to 7 other qualifications.[2]

Agrarian Sciences and Technology[edit]

Agronomy Engineering | Civil Engineering | Food | Computer Engineering | Materials Engineering | Informatics | Zootechny

Biological Sciences[edit]

Biological Sciences - Undergraduate and Graduate | Physical Education | Nursing | Pharmacy | Medical | Dentistry

Human Sciences[edit]

Arts and Music | Visual Arts | History - Undergraduate and Graduate | Lyrics | Pedagogy

Exact Sciences[edit]

Physics - Undergraduate and Graduate | Geography - Undergraduate and Graduate | Mathematics | Chemistry | Chemical Technology

Social Sciences[edit]

Administration | Foreign Trade | accounting Sciences | economic Sciences | Journalism | Social Service | Tourism - bachelor

Legal Sciences[edit]



University rankings
Times World[3] 801-1000

In 2017, Times Higher Education ranked the university within the 801-1000 band globally.[3]


  1. ^ "Portal UEPG". Retrieved 2014-03-05.
  2. ^ "Portal UEPG". Retrieved 2014-03-05.
  3. ^ a b World University Rankings 2017-2018

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