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Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Belo HorizonteEconomicsLawMedicine, General, InternalComputer Science, Robotics

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Federal University of Minas Gerais or UFMG) is a federal university located in Belo Horizonte, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. UFMG is one of Brazil's five largest universities, being the largest federal university. It offers 75 undergraduate degrees, including a Medicine degree, Law and Economics, plus Engineering and Science and Art degrees. It offers 57 PhD programs, 66 MSc programs, 79 Post-Baccalaureate programs and 38 medical internship programs. UFMG has a population of 49,254 students.

The undergratuate students are admitted through the national annual exams called Exame Nacional do Ensino Médio (National High School Exam or ENEM). Its undergraduate courses were ranked in 1st place in the 2007 results for the National Student's Performance Exam (ENADE) and 4th place in the 2008 results. Its Computer Science course was considered the best in the country, as well the Social Sciences course, from FAFICH by the latest edition of ENADE.

The rector of UFMG is Clelio Campolina Diniz. Past students include former Brazilian presidents Juscelino Kubitschek and Tancredo Neves; writer, medical doctor and diplomat João Guimarães Rosa, writers Fernando Sabino, Pedro Nava and Cyro dos Anjos; plastic surgeon Ivo Pitanguy, poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade and musicians Fernando Brant, Samuel Rosa of Skank and Fernanda Takai of Pato Fu.

UFMG is the tenth in the rankings of best universities in Latin America, according QS World University Rankings (2011/12). As reported by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), UFMG is one of the five best universities in Brazil in 2013, and in the World Rank is in the range of 301-400 best universities.
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University Center of Belo Horizonte

Belo HorizonteMathematics, Statistics, FinancePhysics

The University Center of Belo Horizonte (UniBH) (Portuguese: Centro Universitário de belo Horizonte) is a university located in the city of Belo Horizonte in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. It is considered the best university center of the city of Belo Horizonte and one of the best universities in Brazil, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Education (survey 2011). It is one of the strongest names in higher education in Belo Horizonte, along with UFMG and PUC Minas. It is also one of the most prestigious universities in the country, due to their extension projects and their effort in bringing quality private education to those less fortunate. The UniBH also has ten courses by starry Student Guide of Editora Abril and two courses regarded as the best in the country, Physical Education and Mathematics, according to the RUF 2012 (University Ranking of Folha de S.Paulo). Part of UniBH was sold in 2008 to the group Anima Educação.

With five decades of operation, the UniBH has nearly 50 courses graduation in terms of MBA, degree and technology, and dozens courses of extension, graduate, MBA and MA.

Noteworthy are the courses Medicine (one of the busiest of Minas Gerais), Law, Education, International Relations, Accounting, Ecology and of course Journalism, which has among its graduates many of the journalists working in the media mineira. Aiming to integrate teaching, research and extension, the institution maintains the TV UniBH (present on Brazilian cable TV), which operates since 1998 showing a varied program that includes the knowledge produced by the University Center.

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