Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) - public higher education institution in Brazil. UFPR began its activity in 1912. The main campus of the university is located in Curitiba.

University ranking. Many independent academic rankings put Federal University of Paraná in the top 20 best universities in Brazil. Federal University of Paraná is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. Federal University of Paraná chose to divide its academic year into semesters. UFPR has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. Master’s studies at UFPR will cost about 1,000 USD per year. On the official website (http://www.ufpr.br) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Federal University of Paraná is classified as a large university with more than 46,000 concurrent students. The education is provided by more than 1900 teachers and professors. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UFPR. There is a library on the campus. It is a member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), as well as Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).
Ranking   882   20
Country Brazil
City Curitiba
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 179 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 179 USD/year.
Living expenses $392 -751 USD/month
Official Website
World ranking 882
Country ranking 20
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 882
QS World University Rankings 825
Cost of living in Curitiba
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 134 180
Food 122 242
Transportation 39 91
Communications and utilities 53 59
Clothing 23 87
Sports and leisure 20 91
Total 392 751
Accommodation in Curitiba USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 135
Shared room in city centre 182
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 194
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 280
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Federal de Paraná
French Université fédérale du paraná
Portuguese Universidade Federal do Paraná
old Universidade Federal do Paraná
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