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Unravelling the ginga

A study points out characteristics and defines what this gastronomical symbol of Natal is

Scientific profile

The tool allows for the monitoring of the action and performance of individuals or groups with respect to research

Alternative source of energy

Invention generates clean energy from hydrogen and air

In search of new planets

UFRN’s astronomers observe 198 stars in the first remote observational mission

Innovative hip protector

This technology prevents fractures resulting from falls and reduces the severity of injuries

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Welcome to UFRN

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 international community.



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April 15, 2021

Fuel for rockets

UFRN-based researcher seeks to patent a fuel formulation for rockets and missiles


March 9, 2021

Public policy

Strategic management Professionals for the socioeconomic development point out education in this area


November 24, 2020

New cosmetic formulation

UFRN obtains the patent of a formulation with moisturizing action from a Caatinga plant


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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.