Fluminense Federal University

Fluminense Federal University

Infobox_University
name = Fluminense Federal University


established = December 18, 1960
city = flagicon|BRA Niterói
state = Rio de Janeiro
country = Brazil
campus = Urban
type = Public
chancellor = Roberto de Souza Salles
vice_chancellor = Emmanuel Paiva de Andrade
head_label = Cabinet head
head = Martha de Luca
website = [http://www.uff.br http://www.uff.br]
students = formatnum:26011
undergrad = formatnum:20037
postgrad = formatnum:5974

The Fluminense Federal University (Universidade Federal Fluminense, UFF) is one of the four federally funded public universities in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

It has six campi in the city of Niterói, on the South-East side of Guanabara Bay, and other 12 satellite campuses in various towns of the State.

The university was established on December 18, 1960. It has about 21,600 undergraduate and 2,700 graduate students, and about 2,100 faculties (2002).

The UFF holds the first undergraduate course in Film ever created in Brazil. It was originally founded by Nelson Pereira dos Santos, one of the most important Brazilian filmmakers.

The word "Fluminense" in Portuguese, from Latin "flumen" ("river"), is the native adjective for the State of Rio de Janeiro.

External links

* [http://www.uff.br/ Home Page] (in Portuguese)
* [http://www.intercambio-niteroi-tuebingen.info Academic Exchange Program]


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