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Federal University of Paraná


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Rua Dr. Faivre, 405 - Ed. Dom Pedro II, 1º andar, CEP: 80060-140
Curitiba BRA

The Federal University of Paraná - UFPR, established in 1912, is considered a symbol of Curitiba, the capital city of the state of Paraná. It is one of the Top Ten Brazilian universities and stands among the 25 most prestigious in Latin America. UFPR is deeply commited to education, science, technology, innovation, culture and civil responsability in benefit of the people of Paraná. UFPR is a comprehensive public institution of higher education, financed in part by the federal budget, federal and state research agencies, and through partnerships with both the public and private sector, at the graduate and research levels. UFPR currently has five campuses in Curitiba and is also present in five cities in distinctive regions of Paraná. It is comprised of 14 academic units, responsible for undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as diverse professional training positions, e.g. medical, multi health professional and veterinary residency programs.

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