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Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) — public non-profit university. It is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The higher education institution is considered one of the youngest in the country, as it was founded in 1979. UNIRIO is an active member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).

The institution is among the top-1400 in the world, according to QS International University Ranking.

UNIRIO conducts research in many fields of study. For more information, visit the official site.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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UNIRIO tuition fees

At UNIRIO, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. One year of studying at UNIRIO will cost local citizens a minimum of 184 USD. For foreigners, the tuition fee is different — from 1,000 USD per year. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

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Bachelor degree at UNIRIO

In order to enter an undergraduate program at UNIRIO, you must successfully pass the entrance exams.

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UNIRIO campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Rio de Janeiro. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. The educational institution provides students with everything for playing sports: from athletic grounds to various clubs. UNIRIO accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.

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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. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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