Universidade Regional de Blumenau

country rank  82
world rank  3792

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University Overview

Founded in 1964, Universidade Regional de Blumenau (Regional University of Blumenau) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Blumenau (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Regional de Blumenau (FURB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Regional de Blumenau (FURB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Regional University of Blumenau
Acronym FURB
Founded 1964

University Location

Address Rua Antonio da Veiga, 140 - Victor Konder
Blumenau (population range: 250,000-499,999)
89012-900 Santa Catarina
T +55 (47) 3321 0200
F +55 (47) 3322 8818

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Rua Antônio da Veiga, 140
Blumenau 89012-900
+55 (47) 3321 0206

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade Regional de Blumenau's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019