Federal University of Parana (UFPR)

 

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Federal University of Parana (UFPR)

Since its foundation in 1912, the Federal University of Parana (UFPR) has been committed to promoting the self-sustained development of society through the generation of knowledge, the formation of qualified human resources and the promotion of citizenship. UFPR is also dedicated to academic excellence and to maintaining a close relationship between teaching, learning and research. As a public university, the institution offers a variety of community services, reaffirming its ideals through its capacity for cultural, intellectual, scientific and technological production. UFPR has four campi in the city of Curitiba, and four campi in seven other cities of the State of Parana, including hospitals, experimental farms, two veterinarian hospital facilities, four museums, five specialized institutes, besides multiple experimental laboratories and centers for scientific and cultural diffusion.  Read more …

The Intercultural and Language Center (Celin)

The Intercultural and Language Center (Celin) from the Federal University of Parana (UFPR) develops projects in more than 15 languages. Celin offers foreign language courses for the UFPR internal community and the public in general. It also stands out as an important space for integrating the UFPR Language courses and teaching practice, by promoting teacher education for both undergraduate and graduate students, research and scientific production. Since its foundation, in 1995, Celin has become a reference in Brazil when it comes to teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language, teacher training and research in this area. Portuguese as a Foreign Language course programs include weekly Tandem hours and cultural activities, both aiming at integrating students into the local culture.  Read more …

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