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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 international community.



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Applied Social Sciences Center

November 13, 2018

The Applied Social Sciences Center (CCSA) celebrates 45 years promoting Teaching, Research and Community Outreach Initiatives

In order to celebrate the date, the CCSA’s Administration organized social, artistic and cultural events produced by the employees


November 8, 2018

A UFRN research project develops biofuel produced from microalgae

The project shows the use and the advantage of microalgae in the production of biofuel in comparison with other oilseed plants


October 30, 2018

Students of the Design program create prototypes of drones for combating and preventing violence

The project’s name is Aedes, acronym for Social Defense Aircraft, and it was developed by students of the ‘Product Project V’ course


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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.