Federal University of Pará

Founded in 1957, Universidade Federal do Pará (Federal University of Pará) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Belem, Para.

Officially accredited/recognised by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (English: Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA) is a very large, coeducational higher education institution. The university has over 40,000 students enrolled in its courses, which are offered across its many campuses in the cities of Belém, Abaetetuba, Altamira, Bragança, Castanhal, Cametá, Capanema, Breves, Tucuruí and Soure. Among UFPA research teams, there are many nationally recognized groups, particularly in the fields of parasitology, tropical diseases and geosciences.