Universidade Federal de Viçosa

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Federal University of Viçosa (UFV) is one of the oldest higher education institutions in Brazil. It was inaugurated as the Higher School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (Esav), on August 28, 1926. Esav was transformed into the Rural University of the State of Minas Gerais (Uremg), in 1948, and federalized, as UFV, in 1969. from the campus located in the city of Viçosa, the University has, since 2006, the UFV – Florestal and UFV – Rio Paranaíba campuses, located in Florestal (MG) and Rio Paranaíba (MG), respectively. Initially, the institution excelled in Agricultural Sciences, with courses in Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine. Today, in addition to continuing to be a reference in the area, it also has excellence in teaching, research and extension of Biological, Exact and Human Sciences. UFV offers high school and technical education, undergraduate courses and graduate programs on its three campuses, in which more than 20,000 students are enrolled. In total, the University has graduated more than 60 thousand professionals and guided the defense of more than 12 thousand master's dissertations and four thousand doctoral theses. The Federal University of Viçosa is frequently featured in educational rankings in the country and the world. It has been, three times, among the top 100 higher education institutions in the world in the field of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, according to the QS World University Rankings, and among the best in Minas Gerais, according to the Times Higher Education ranking and the Brics & Emerging Economies. The performance of students at Colégio de Aplicação (CAp-Coluni) was also considered, for seven consecutive times, the best among public schools in the country, in the National High School Education Exam (Enem).

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Ludmila Oliveira

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Og DeSouza

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Luis Otávio Pacheco

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Magna Lima

Doutoranda em Medicina Veterinária

Paulo Stringheta

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