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About UFRJ

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) — public non-profit university. It is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As a part of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX), UFRJ is actively building the academic environment in Brazil.

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which UFRJ is on top-370. The university is in top-1050 of the independent international ranking THE.

UFRJ does research in different fields of study and invites students to master programs.

LocationRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Establishment year1920
Students53,721
International students635
Female students54%
Acceptance rate10%

Place in ratings

Rating QS2024#374
Rating THE2023#1053
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Arts & Humanities122
Anatomy & Physiology133
Social Sciences & Management147
Natural Sciences172
Engineering & Technology186
Life Sciences & Medicine231
Accounting & Finance274
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UFRJ tuition fees

The academic calendar at UFRJ is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UFRJ start from 204 USD. International students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD per year. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters
BachelorLocal204USD/yearForeign1,000USD/year
MasterLocal204USD/yearForeign1,000USD/year

Study programs at UFRJ

Economics & Business Management
Business Administration
Study modeOn campus
Study formFull-time
Duration18 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at UFRJ

Students are accepted to bachelor's programs at UFRJ based on the results of entrance exams.

UFRJ campus

The campus of UFRJ is located in Rio de Janeiro. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. Student life at UFRJ is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

Campus TypeUrban
LibraryYes
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What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. Graduates of UFRJ are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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