2013-09-30 BRAZIL

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

The PUCRS is the 2nd best private University in Brasil (and 19th among all the Institutions), according to « Ranking Universitário Folha » published by the journal « Folha de São Paulo » on 9 September. Five aspects were taken into account : teaching, research, market, innovation and internationalisation. With regards to innovation, the Institution figures as the 1st private and 11th among private and public institutions ; as concerns research, it is in 2nd place as private, just after the PUC of Rio de Janeiro ; in the evaluation of market, it is in 16th position among all those in Brasil ; in the field of teaching, it is the 1st of the private Institutions in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, and as for internationalisation, it appears in l4th place among private Institutions and 1st in the State.

Account was taken of data such as : requests for patents between 2002 and 2011, evaluations of the Ministry of Education, quantity of academic production and number of professors having obtained a doctorate in the Institution, as well as interviews with the executives of Human Resources all over Brasil.

See details on the site : ruf.folha.uol.com.br/2013/.


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