A comprehensive university at the heart of the state of Rio de Janeiro

Founded in 1960, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) is a public institution, part of the Brazilian federal higher education system. Its headquarters are located in the city of Niterói and its campuses can be found in various parts of the state of Rio de Janeiro, as a result of a strong decentralization policy. There is also an out-of-state campus in Oriximiná, in the Amazon rainforest.

UFF stated mission is to produce, disseminate, and apply knowledge and culture in a critical and socially relevant way.

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Research made at UFF proves the gender gap in Brazil

Many and undeniable are the differences between men and women, from anatomical to behavioral. But one difference, in particular, draws attention at a time when the feminist movement in Brazil and in the world is strengthening and, with it, the achievement of rights...

UFF inaugurates Center on Global Inequalities

The Universidade Federal Fluminense inaugurated last Friday, May 31, a new center of excellence of the institution: the Centro de Ciência Social Histórica sobre Desigualdades Globais (Center for historical social science on global inequalities). The space will bring...

UFF researchers travel to Antarctica to study climate change

Unsurprisingly, the phenomena of climate change and rising of temperatures on Earth, as a result of a change in atmospheric balance, have been increasingly common around the world. What is not known is that other events of radical transformations in nature have also...