Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

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08 Sep 2023

PUCRS is a prestigious university widely recognized by the Times Higher Education World Ranking for its commitment to knowledge generation and transformational impact. It offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs that equip students with entrepreneurial skills to create an impact in their communities. PUCRS also established Tecnopuc, a science and technology park that serves as a hub for research and innovation.

The university is committed to diversity and offers scholarship programs for underrepresented groups such as Afro-descendants and Indigenous people. It also collaborates with organizations such as Women in Computing, Project Grace, and Project Gladys to promote inclusivity.

To encourage entrepreneurship, PUCRS has an interdisciplinary Innovation Entrepreneurship Laboratory, which provides students with hands-on training. The university offers exciting courses like the Track Startup project, an Innovation Marathon, and extracurricular activities like the Purpose Discovery Trail. The Career Center offers counseling, internships and job opportunities through partnerships.

— Photo by Giordano Toldo/PUCRS & Camila Cunha/PUCRS

Location: ‍

Just 6 km from Porto Alegre's Historical Centre

Nearby Transit Connections: 

Bus Stop Ipiranga 6681 Puc

Price of Tuition: 

Monthly fees differ based on course and knowledge area. Business, innovation, and technology have an average monthly fee of $538.

Entry Requirements: 

Through entrance exam (Vestibular), transfer, or ENEM score.