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University of Rio de Janeiro State

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The University of Rio de Janeiro State (UERJ) was founded in 1950 as University of the Federal District, it was called that way due to the fact that Rio de Janeiro was capital of Brazil. The current name was received in 1975. Formed by the union of four faculties, UERJ opened its main campus in the Maracanã neighborhood in 1976. Today, the public college is one of the biggest universities of the state and one of the most important in Brazil.

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  • The campus is divided into two pavilions and has 160,000 square feet of building area;
  • The buildings that form the pavilions are known for their unique architectural style of concrete;
  • The buildings are all connected by vast corridors and ramps;
  • There are 23.000 students in 292 classrooms and 111 laboratories, 24 lecture halls and 12 libraries;
  • There is also the Odylo Costa Theater, the gallery Candido Portinari and the Acoustic Shell.

Address: Rua São Francisco Xavier, 524 – Maracanã – Rio de Janeiro – CEP 20550-900
Phone: +55 (21) 2334-0652 / 2334-0426 / 2334-0569