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Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro

University Web Ranking

World Rank : 17

Country Rank : 1 (Web Ranking in brazil)


Founded in 1941. Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro is a Private higher education university located in rio de janeiro, rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america. The university awards degree in arts & humanities, business & social sciences, language & culture, medicine & health, engineering, science & technology. Internationally Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro university ranked 17 in the world. It has ranked 1 in brazil. This 78 years old higher education university admission process is based on entrance examinations. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

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Acronym : PUC-RIO

Founded : 1941

Areas of Studies

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The above shown matrix is only the indicative and it may or may not be up-to-date or complete. Please contact or visit university official website for the complete information regarding areas of studies and the currently offered courses

Size And Profile

Control Type : Private

Entity Type : Non-Profit

Facilities And Services

Library : Yes

Housing : Not reported

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Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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Clique aqui para Português. For the original article in Portuguese by Gabriele Roza published by investigative news agency Agência Pública click here.

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Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
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Clique aqui para Português. On Wednesday, September 13, the Academic Center of International Relations (Centro Acadêmico de Relações ...

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Sat, 28 Apr 2018 01:37:27 GMT
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 05 Aug 2004 07:00:00 GMT
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The Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017 includes only institutions in countries classified as “advanced emerging”, ...

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:24:55 GMT
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Clique aqui para Português. For the original article in Portuguese by Geovani Martins published in Folha de São Paulo click here.

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Timeline: Vila Autódromo, Story of Resistance  RioOnWatch

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Mon, 03 Jun 2019 20:44:10 GMT
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Recently deceased at the age of seventy-four, Antonio Dias, one of Brazil's foremost contemporary artists, is being celebrated in Rio and São Paulo. The largest.

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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During a web presentation about the Panamanian rainforest, children from a fourth-grade class in New York City asked University of California, Davis, ...

Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
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Though they deal with violence on a regular basis, these students from Notre Dame says the positive aspects of studying in Brazil outweigh the risks.

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Silviano Santiago  lareviewofbooks

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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  • French Studies
  • Germanic Studies
  • Indian / South Asian Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Portugese Studies
  • Russian / Eastern European Studies
  • Spanish Studies
  • Other Language & Cultural Studies


Medicine & Health

This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Anaesthesia
  • Anatomy
  • Biomedical Science
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Medicine / Surgery
  • Natural / Alternative Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics / Gynaecology
  • Optometry / Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Podiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiography
  • Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
  • Other Medical & Health Studies



This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer and IT Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Other Engineering Studies


Science & Technology

This university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in at least one of the following subjects:
  • Agriculture / Forestry / Botany
  • Aquaculture / Marine Science
  • Architecture
  • Aviation
  • Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer / Information Technology
  • Energy / Environmental Studies
  • Food Science
  • Geology
  • Mathematics / Statistics
  • Multimedia
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacy / Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Textiles and Fibre Science
  • Zoology / Veterinary Science
  • Other Science & Technology Studies

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