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Universidade Castelo Branco

University Web Ranking

World Rank : 9620

Country Rank : 166 (Web Ranking in brazil)


Founded in 1971. Universidade Castelo Branco 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 Universidade Castelo Branco university ranked 9620 in the world. It has ranked 166 in brazil. This 48 years old higher education university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

General Information

Acronym : UCB

Founded : 1971

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 : Yes

Usefult Links

Website Link : University Website Link

Wikipedia Article : Universidade Castelo Branco Wikipedia Article

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University Latest News

ATP: Ramkumar bows out  The Hindu

Ramkumar Ramanathan lost 7-6(5), 6-0 to Ugo Humbert of France in the pre-quarterfinals of the $652245 ATP tennis tournament .The 134th-ranked Ramkumar, ...

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:43:18 GMT
Ramkumar bows out in pre-quarters in Newport  Sportstar

The 134th ranked Ramkumar who came through the qualifying event, won 32 ATP points and $9820.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:41:25 GMT
Yellow weather warning for Lisbon and Leiria  The Portugal News

The districts of Lisbon and Leiria are now under a yellow weather warning due to strong winds forecast, according to the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and ...

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:42:07 GMT
Almonty Industries (OTCMKTS:ALMTF) Shares Down 1.1%  Mayfield Recorder

Shares of Almonty Industries Inc (OTCMKTS:ALMTF) dropped 1.1% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $0.59 and last traded at ...

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:48:00 GMT
Rainforest on Fire  Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

On the front lines of Bolsonaro's war on the Amazon, Brazil's forest communities fight against climate catastrophe.

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
High risk of fire in Portugal  The Portugal News

Ten Portuguese counties in Faro, Santarem, Castelo Branco and Portalegre are at a maximum risk of fire today (10 July)

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:53:57 GMT
Associations of genetically determined iron status across the phenome: A mendelian randomization study  PLoS Blogs

Iron is integral to many physiological processes, and variations in its levels, even within the normal range, can have implications for health. The objective of this ...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Veracruz launches a mega almond plantation in Portugal, a €50 Million Investment  Capital Press

There will be more than 3 million almond trees on two thousand hectares of land, spread over five farms located in two counties of the Portuguese interior, ...

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SEAT crashes in lake in Portugal  Fire Aviation

A single engine air tanker (SEAT) crashed while scooping water on a lake in Portugal on July 3, 2019. It happened near Trizio, in the municipality of Sertã, ...

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Home sales in Portugal up  The Portugal News

Property sales in Portugal increased by 7.6 percent during the first quarter of the year, representing 43826 sales in total.

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Castelo Branco - Filipe Brandao vs Pedro Gabriel Rodrigues Betting Odds - Wednesday, July 17, 2019  Sports Interaction

Bet on Castelo Branco - Filipe Brandao vs Pedro Gabriel Rodrigues odds - Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Sports Interaction.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:07:01 GMT
Drone software company unveils plan to invest €1.1M in Castelo Branco  The Portugal News

Albatroz Engenharia, a Lisbon-based company specialising in robotics, aeronautics, software, mechanics and electronics, is to set up shop in Castelo Branco, ...

Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Castello Branco Approved as Petrobras' New CEO in Brazil  The Rio Times

Petrobras' Board of Directors announced last week that it has accepted the nomination of economist Roberto Castello Branco to the position of president of the ...

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 15:12:42 GMT
Fury as Bolsonaro orders Brazil army to mark 55th anniversary of military coup  The Guardian

Victims of Brazil's dictatorship have responded with fury after far-right president Jair Bolsonaro ordered the country's armed forces to commemorate the ...

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazil education minister accused of whitewashing 1964 coup and dictatorship  The Guardian

Ricardo Vélez accused of 'historical revisionism' after saying school history books will be rewritten to give 'a fuller version'

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vaginal cuts and tears: Causes, treatment, and when to see a doctor  Medical News Today

Vaginal cuts and tears are common and can occur when a person is removing pubic hair or engaging in sexual activity. Minor cuts or tears are generally ...

Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazilian Government Declares Rewriting of Textbooks  IR INSIDER

In a step highly criticized by both experts and citizens, the government of President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has declared that a rewriting of history textbooks will ...

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
IIT-M student from Portugal run over by train in Agra  Times of India

AGRA: A 21-year-old Portuguese national, pursuing MTech in Aerospace engineering from IIT-Madras, died here on Saturday after being crushed under the ...

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Brazil: tortured dissidents appalled by Bolsonaro's praise for dictatorship  The Guardian

Thousands were brutalized and hundreds killed during Brazil's 21-year military rule – a period lauded by the current president.

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Study sheds light on brain cell changes in people with MS  Science Daily

*Fresh* insights into the types of cells found in the brains of people with multiple sclerosis could help develop improved therapies, research has found. The study ...

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
In Israel, they felt unwanted. They found paradise in Portugal  Haaretz

Farmland goes for a song, farmers receive state support and falafel and malabi are readily available. More and more Israelis are finding a haven on Portuguese ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro praises former Brazil and Paraguay dictators  Times Now

The Itaipu Dam, located on the Parana river on the border between Brazil and Paraguay, is one of the two hydroelectricity plants that produce the most power in ...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Transfer Talk: Morata set for Atletico when Higuain joins Chelsea  ESPN

Liverpool were beaten to the punch by Chelsea to sign Christian Pulisic but they are interested in Weston McKennie. Transfer Talk has the latest.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Fernandinho: The Man Who Changed Perceptions of Brazilians in the Premier League  Bleacher Report

Few players work as hard on the pitch as Fernandinho . After regularly covering every blade of the Etihad Stadium turf, few could blame him for skipping past the ...

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:22:52 GMT
Zambian winger joins Benfica Castelo Branco  Futaa

Zambian winger Kenneth Kalunga has joined Portuguese third tier side Benfica Castelo Branco from another Portuguese side UFF Lamas on a one year deal.

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MS: When good brain cells turn bad  Medical News Today

A new study is the first to suggest that the brain cells that multiple sclerosis attacks, called oligodendrocytes, may actually play a significant role in the ...

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
International Cannabis Adds Portuguese CBD License, Continues Expansion Into European Union  GlobeNewswire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ICC International Cannabis Corp. (CSE: WRLD)(FWB: 8K51)(OTC: KNHBF) ("ICC" or ...

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Coviran Opens Five New Supermarkets In Portugal  ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine

Spanish cooperative Coviran opened five new supermarkets in Portugal since January, in the districts of Castelo Branco, Guarda and Porto. Four of the stores ...

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Maximum fire risk in 10 mainland municipalities  The Portugal News

Ten municipalities in the districts of Faro, Santarém, Portalegre and Castelo Branco are today on a maximum fire risk watch.

Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazil’s new president: strongman at home, weak man abroad?  Brookings Institution

Last Sunday's election of far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil will likely prove a major break with the country's traditional approach to foreign ...

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'The Black Book': San Sebastian Review | Reviews  Screen International

Valeria Sarmiento presents an accompaniment to both her own work and that of her late partner, Raul Ruiz.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Brazil's Bolsonaro Must Adopt Strict Fiscal Rules  Forbes

If Bolsonaro is to be successful, he must quickly establish credibility with a confidence shock. There is only one way to do so in Brazil and that's to attack the ...

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's Would-be Dictator | by Vincent Bevins | NYR Daily  The New York Review of Books

For most of his twenty-seven-year career in national politics, Jair Bolsonaro has been a fringe figure on the far right of Brazilian politics, hopping among nine ...

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro threatens purge of leftwing 'outlaws'  The Guardian

Presidential frontrunner says rivals will 'go overseas, or to jail' in video address to supporters.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Over 24,000 Companies Created in Portugal in First 6 Months of 2018: Report  Entrepreneur

Some 24,425 companies were created in Portugal in the first six months of the year, according to data from Observatório Infotrust. The number of startups ...

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bolsonaro's pledge to return Brazil to past alarms survivors of dictatorship  The Guardian

With the country poised to elect a dictator-praising, pro-torture populist old wounds have been ripped open.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Oscar Niemeyer Forever Changed Brazilian Architecture  Architectural Digest

Oscar Niemeyer was integral to the country moving its capital to Brasília, a city that he designed and eventually became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Eight routes to fall in love with Portugal  BEAM Media

From the Douro vineyards to the Ria Formosa, passing through the Alentejo and the slate villages of the mountains to the east of Coimbra, Portuguese ...

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Search for missing Briton not seen since July in Portugal  The Portugal News

Authorities in Portugal are assisting in the search for a British man who has been missing since July and was last seen in the Sertã area, in the Castelo Branco ...

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Arsenal manager Unai Emery fails to mask friction with Mesut Özil  The Guardian

Unai Emery's English is not very good, as the Spaniard admits, but the Arsenal manager struggled after beating West Ham to disguise what seems a friction ...

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Espada de Anibal - The Mystery Behind Hannibal's Magical Lost Sword  Ancient Origins

Ancient Origins' readers were recently delighted with the news that Hannibal's first battlefield, fought on the river Tagus in Spain in 220 BC.

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
mateo arquitectura establishes cultural center in castelo branco  Designboom

'cultural center in castello branco' has been constructed by mateo arquitectura, forming an extension of the public square landscaped by the same practice.

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Orthodox liberal nominated to Brazil's central bank, Roberto Campos Neto  MercoPress

Economist Roberto Campos Neto has accepted an invite to become the head of Brazil's central bank under the government of the incoming president, Jair ...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Portugal: interior minister resigns after wildfires kill 100  The Guardian

Constanca Urbano de Sousa bows to increasing political pressure as the death toll from series of blazes mounts. Agence France-Presse. Wed 18 Oct 2017 ...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Mateo Arquitectura: Castelo Branco Arts Centre Portugal

The CCCB Castelo Branco Arts Centre designed by Mateo Arquitectura is part of a global project to redevelop Praça Largo da Devesa and stretches.

Wed, 14 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Film Review: ‘The Black Book’ directed by Valeria Sarmiento  Far Out Magazine

The Black Book is based on the novel The Black Book of Father Dinis by 19-century author Camilo Castelo Branco, whose romantic fiction, typically set a ...

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Koch-backed blog defends Trump's false claim about windmills & cancer  Energy and Policy Institute

A blog post defending Trump's false claim that noise from windmills causes cancer appeared on, a blog run by a Koch-backed think tank.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell therapy targeting Epstein-Barr virus tested in progressive MS  MS Trust

This small clinical trial tested the potential of Epstein-Barr virus-specific T cell therapy in secondary and primary progressive MS.

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
A History of Hamilcar: Akre Leuca, Dream City of Hamilcar Barca– Part II  Ancient Origins

Like ancient Carthage, Akre Leuca was not only a military center but also a culturally-advanced city in its time. There was no other city like it.

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
A History of Hamilcar: The Legend of Cardosa and a Lost Carthaginian City – Part I  Ancient Origins

Deep in the heart of the Portuguese arid interior lies a city. It is the regional capital of the lands known as Beira Baixa and is strategically well-placed near the ...

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Sintra's Famous Cheese and Cinnamon Tarts - Culinary Backstreets  Culinary Backstreets

Queijadas da Sapa was the first bakery to make queijadas de Sintra, cheese and cinnamon pastries in a thin crust, which are the pride and joy of Sintra.

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Shortlist Revealed for World Architecture Festival Awards 2018  ArchDaily

The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlist for their 2018 awards slate, featuring 536 projects.

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Woman drinks two glasses of urine a day after it helped heal her eye  Metro

Remember that episode in Friends when Monica gets stung by a jellyfish and asks her pals to pee on her to ease the pain? We debunked that myth earlier this...

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Could cocoa help MS fatigue?  MS Trust

Cocoa is a drink traditionally associated with bedtime, so the idea that it could reduce fatigue in MS might seem unlikely. But cocoa made from dark chocolate ...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Information and events for UK nationals living in Portugal  GOV.UK

The British Embassy in Lisbon and the British Vice Consulate in Portimão have been holding meetings across Portugal to update UK nationals working and ...

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 16:36:49 GMT
FIFA World Cup 2018: Female journalists in Russia fight groping, sexism in line of duty  Bangalore Mirror

This FIFA World Cup has been overshadowed by rampant sexism and harassment of female journalists. There have been several instances in the tournament ...

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

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