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University Federal of Campina Grande

Published: Thursday, 08 March 2018 16:00 | Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 August 2018 17:14 | Hits: 1251

From Newsweek (April 30th 2001): In the dry badlands of north-eastern Brazil lies an oasis of rain and opportunity making everything from software to display

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PARAIBA STATE: (56,470 km², 3,999,415 inhabitants) - is located in the Brazilian semiarid region (Northeast).

JOÃO PESSOA: Capital city – 801,718 inhabitants.

CAMPINA GRANDE: The second largest city with 407,754 inhabitants and economic center. (2700 km from São Paulo) - The second largest PhD density per inhabitant in Brazil (1/669)

State of Paraiba - BrazilBRAZIL: 8.515.767,049 km2
27 states, 210.125.665 inhabitants.

Timeline

1952: Polytechnic School of Paraiba in Campina Grande, Civil Engineering course.

1955: Federal University of Paraiba created in João Pessoa- the Capital of Paraiba - by a state law.

1960: Federal University of Paraiba – joining the existing university structures in the cities of Joao Pessoa and Campina Grande.
Singularity: While other federal universities in general have all their activities in one urban space, UFPB has developed a growing multicampi structure (seven campuses) in the cities of João Pessoa, Campina Grande, Areia, Bananeiras, Patos, Sousa and Cajazeiras.

1968: Campina Grande - Campus II of UFPB – was the first place in the north-northeast with a computer IBM 1130 (at the time, one of five in the country).

1975-1982: Very strong International cooperation in Campina Grande and new courses (undergraduate and graduate) are created.

April, 09 2002: UFCG was created from a division of UFPB: Campina Grande, the administrative center, and more 03 campuses (Patos-Souza–Cajazeiras).

UFCG toda: UFCG 2002 + 03 new Campuses (Pombal-Cuité-Sumé)

UFCG became a pioneer in the Northeast

  • For being the first federal university in the interior of the Northeast;
  • For owning technological centers of excellence within the Northeast;
  • For joining all the conditions to qualify the workforce to meet the demands of industry, services, state and local public sector, contributing to the region's progress.
  • UFCG is reference for the development of science and technology, education, arts and culture in the state and in the Northeast. Social inclusion and economic development of the region have always been highlighted in the projects and activities of the university. For this and other reasons, UFCG appears on the national scene.

Multi-Campi: 07 Cities
(Distance from Campina Grande)

ufcg multicamp map

UFCG

  • 07 Campuses - 11 Centers
  • 1,488 Faculty members (936 PhD; 402 MSc)
  • 1,467 Staff members

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES: 98

  • 33 Engineering/Exact Sciences and Earth
  • 44 Humanities
  • 14 Biological Science and Health
  • 7 Agrarian
  • 19,000 Undergraduate students

GRADUATE COURSES: 12 PhD - 31 MSc

  • 25 Academic
  • 02 Professional
  • 04 Network
  • 1,933 Graduate students (1151 M | 782 D)

RESEARCH GROUPS: 218

  • Agrarian Sciences(32);
  • Biological Sciences(10);
  • Health Sciences(16);
  • Exact Sciences and Earth(22);
  • Humanities(53);
  • Social Sciences(32);
  • Engineering(43);
  • Literature, Letters and Arts(10)

Most of them actively involved in national and international research networks.

GRADUATE PROGRAMS
M(Msc), D( PhD) : Academic - MP: Professional Msc  - N: Network Msc

CITY

CENTER/FIELD

LEVEL

 

CAMPINA GRANDE

 

SCIENCES and TECHNOLOGY CENTER
M/D: Chemical Engineering - Process Engineering - Mathematics -  Materials Science and Engineering
M: Mechanical Engineering - Physics - Design
N: Mathematics

5M - 4D
1N

HUMANITIES CENTER
M/D: Social Sciences
M: Education - Language and Education - Political Sciences - HistoryAdministration
N:  Philosophy** - Sociology**

5M - 1D
2N

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER CENTER
M/D:  Electrical Engineering - Computer Science
MP: Electrical Engineering

2M-2D
1MP

TECHNOLOGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES CENTER
M/D: Agricultural Engineering - Natural Resources - Meteorology
M: Civil and Environment - Oil and Mineral Exploration

5M - 4D

PATOS

HEALTH  AND RURAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER
M/D: Veterinary Medicine
M: Forestry Science; Animal Science

3M - 1D

POMBAL

SCIENCE AND AGRIFOOD  TECHNOLOGY CENTER
M: Tropical Horticulture; Agribusiness Systems
MP: Agribusiness Systems

2M
1MP

CUITÉ

EDUCATION AND HEALTH CENTER
M: Natural Sciences and Biotechnology

1M

SOUSA

LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES CENTER
N: Public Administration

1N

CAJAZEIRAS

TEACHER EDUCATION CENTER
N: Letters

1N

Research and Development Fields

ENGINEERING
Civil; Electrical; Chemical; Sanitary; Production; Materials and Metallurgy

EXACT AND EARTH SCIENCES
Mathematics; Physical; Geosciences; Computer Science; Chemistry; Probability and Statistics

HEALTH SCIENCES
Public Health; Nursing; Dentistry; Medicine; Pharmacy; Nutrition

AGRARIAN SCIENCES
Veterinary Medicine; Agricultural Engineering; Fisheries Resources and Fishing Engineering; Food Science and Technology; Agronomy; Forestry Resources and Engineering; Animal Science

LITERATURE
Literature and Art: Arts; Linguistics; Letters

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Morphology; Biology; Genetics; Ecology; Zoology; Biochemistry; Botany; Microbiology

HUMANITIES SCIENCES
Sociology; Psychology; Education; Philosophy; Political sciences; History; Geography; Anthropology;

APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES
Communication; Management; Social Service; Economy; Law; Design; Architecture and Urbanism; Urban and Regional Planning

International Relations

Faculty members (PhD) from USA, UK, GERMANY, CANADA, FRANCE...

Tradition in collaboration with foreign universities: France, USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Argentina, Canada, Australia etc.

International students, mainly from Africa (PEC-G and PEC-PG)

Undergraduate Students Mobility: More opportunities through Brafitec Program, Santander Ibero-Americano Program, Erasmus Program…

Graduate Students Exchange with France, USA, Germany, Portugal

Partner: HP, Nokia, Motorola, Microsoft, Samsung

 

Campina Grande Campus

 

ufcg campus patos

Patos Campus - CSTR

campus sousa

Sousa Campus - CCJS

ccta

Pombal Campus - CCTA

cdsa

Sumé Campus - CDSA

cfp

Cajazeiras Campus - CFP

ces

Cuité Campus - CES

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