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Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

55 th
BRICS & Emerging Economies 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225, Gávea, Rio de Janeiro, 22451-900, Brazil

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

About Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) is a private non-profit Catholic university created in 1941. PUC-Rio is a research institution that focuses primarily on the development of science and innovation. PUC-Rio has about 1,500 faculty members and researchers, and 26 departments organised in four academic centres: Theology and Human Sciences; Social Sciences; Science and Technology; and Biomedical Sciences. PUC-Rio offers 36 bachelor’s programmes and 26 graduate research programmes. The International Program Office makes possible the exchange of students, professors and researchers. PUC-Rio offers programmes for undergraduate and graduate international students: exchange and short-term programmes and double degree programmes, among others. PUC-Rio is located in Gávea, a charming and green neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. Its campus includes computer centres and free internet access; libraries; restaurants; a bookstore; and cultural and community service projects.

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  • 15,638
    Number of Students
  • 51 : 49
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 3%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 22.0
    No. of students per staff
Based on data collected for the 2018 World University Rankings

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