The Federal University of Goiás was founded in 1960 with 102 undergraduate courses and more than 28 thousand students
The Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG) is a federal public institution of higher education created in 1960. Currently, it has over 28,000 students distributed in four campuses all over Goiás: Aparecida de Goiânia (1), Goiânia (2) and Goiás (1).
The UFG has its headquarters at Samambaia Campus, in Goiânia, the capital of the State of Goiás. The capital is strategically located in Brazil's Midwest, approximately 126 miles (200 kilometers) from Brasília, Brazil’s capital.
The wide range of undergraduate (145) and graduate (69 Master's + 38 Doctorate) programs, associated with their quality, led the UFG to consolidate itself as a respected research institution and a large producer of scientific knowledge.
Its extension and culture projects are incorporated with teaching and research, establishing a partnership between Academia and society.
UFG IN NUMBERS
- 145 undergraduate programs;
- 28,000 undergraduate students;
- 2,500 teaching staff;
- 2,400 administrative staff;
- 75 graduate programs including 38 Doctorate courses and 69 Master's courses;
- 4,000 graduate students.