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The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte is a public educational institution, among the 10 largest universities in Brazil. On our site, you can find information about our undergraduate, master’s degree and doctoral programs, our structure for teaching and research, and services offered to the foreign community.

Academics

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January 16, 2018

Collaboration with a UFRN scientist paves the way to the development of new quantum technologies

Partnership between researchers from Brazil, Italy and South Africa is paving the way to facilitate the manipulation of atoms.

August 3, 2017

An Onofre Lopes University Hospital (HUOL) project promotes assistance to children with microcephaly associated to arboviroses

An Onofre Lopes University Hospital (HUOL) project promotes assistance to children with microcephaly associated to arboviroses

June 8, 2017

UFRN’s neuroscientists make a discovery about neuronal replacement therapy

Results with transplants of cells in the adult cerebral cortex indicate that the environment may be a decisive factor in the success

International Office

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UFRN’s International Relations Office consists of a structure of coordination, supervision and operational support to the development of internationalization initiatives of teaching, research and community service, particularly in the context of academic cooperation and mobility.