Teaching, research and extension are the three pillars at UPF. The teaching process seeks to explore and provoke different interactions between students and syllabus. It aims at the promotion of academic knowledge, professional education, innovation and the development of the region.
Through research, UPF is engaged in the search of problem solutions, which benefit our community. Concerning extension, it develops social and cultural practices involving its faculty, staff, students and the community, creating a vivid scenario which covers several thematic areas.
Medical School highest score in ENADE (National Exam of Student Performance).
Scored 4 in the IGC (General Index of Courses), ranked by MEC (Ministry of Education), on a scale from 1 to 5.
UNIVERSITY RANKING BY THE FOLHA DE SÃO PAULO (RUF)
The 6th best university among private universities in the State of Rio Grande do Sul.
The 4th best university among private universities in innovation.
12 courses among the 5 best ones in the State of Rio Grande do Sul in their categories.
STUDENT GUIDE 2015
The best private university in Brazil for the 8th consecutive year in the area of Biology and Earth Sciences.
50 ranked courses.
Accredited and recognized courses in MERCOSUR by the regional accreditation system of undergraduation courses (Arcu-sul)