During the almost 100 years from its founding in 1912 UFPR - Federal University of Paraná has been committed to promote the self sustained development of society through the generation of knowledge, forming qualified human resources and in commitment with the development of citizenship. UFPR has been engaged as a public university with academic excellence.
As a social institution the university offers community services reaffirming its ideals through its capacity of cultural, intellectual, scientific and technological fields.
UFPR has four campi in the city of Curitiba, other four campi in seven other cities of the State of Parana, including hospitals, experimental farms, two veterinarian hospital facilities, four museums, five specialized institutes, besides multiple experimental laboratories and centers of scientific and cultural diffusion. It comprises almost all areas of the human activity
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