Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
First degree/qualification: Bacharel/Licenciado/Professional Title (3-7 yrs).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 7.0/10.0
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript/record; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Portuguese and English.
Description: A federal school instituted in 1920; one of Brazil's best universities. The secondary school certificate (11 or 12 years of education) and an entrance examination are the usual requirements for admission.
5 is minimum passing grade; grades reported by semesters.
Language of instruction: Portuguese.
Mestrado/Mestre/Master: 1-2 years after appropriate first degree; usually by coursework, examinations and thesis.
Doutor/Doctorate: 2 years after master's degree; thesis required.
Last updated: Jul 10, 2008