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About UERJ

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) — public non-profit university. It is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UERJ is an active member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX), Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2024, it is among top-1200. The university is in top-1200 of the independent international ranking THE.

UERJ conducts various scientific activities and is inviting students to join the research.

Location
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Establishment year
1950
Students
22,427
International students
140
Female students
55%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#1201-1400
Rating THE
2024#1201-1500
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UERJ tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at UERJ is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees here are different for locals and foreigners. For locals, it starts from 201 USD, and for foreigners — a minimum of 1,000 USD. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Bachelor
Local201USD/year
Foreign1,000USD/year
Master
Local201USD/year
Foreign1,000USD/year

Bachelor degree at UERJ

Admission to undergraduate programs is based on the results of entrance examinations.

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UERJ campus

The university campus is located within Rio de Janeiro. During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. Student life at UERJ 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.

Library
Yes

What to do after graduation

There are several options to stay in the country after graduation. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Read more about this on the embassy website. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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